In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Whinfell like this:
WHINFELL, a township in Kendal parish, Westmoreland; 6½ miles NE by N of Kendal. Real property, £1,773. Pop., 179. Houses, 31.
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 Whinfell has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of South Lakeland. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Whinfell and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Whinfell, in South Lakeland and Westmorland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 21st May 2013
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