In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Brampton like this:
Brampton.-- par. and market town, E. Cumberland, 9 miles NE. of Carlisle by rail, 10,269 ac. (2 water), pop. 3438; p.o., t.o., 2 Banks. Market-day, Wednesday; has tweed mfrs. The town was occupied by the insurgents in 1715, and again in 1745.
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 Brampton 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 Brampton and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Brampton, in Carlisle and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 31st January 2015
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