In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Hethersgill like this:
HETHERSGILL, a township in Kirk-Linton parish, Cumberland; on an affluent of the river Line, 6 ½ miles E by N of Longtown. Real property, £5, 114. Pop., 712. Houses, 149.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Hethersgill has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Carlisle. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Hethersgill and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Hethersgill, in Carlisle and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 19th June 2013
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