Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for CROFTON

CROFTON, a township in Thursby parish, Cumberland; on the river Wampool, adjacent to the Carlisle and Maryport railway, 3¼ miles ENE of Wigton. Acres, 975. Real property, £1, 326. Pop., 105. Houses, 22. Crofton Place is the seat of Sir W. Briscoe, Bart.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Thursby CP/AP       Cumberland AncC
Place: Crofton

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