Grinsdale  Cumberland


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Grinsdale like this:

GRINSDALE, a parish in Carlisle district, Cumberland; on the river Eden, the Roman wall, and the Carlisle and Silloth railway, 2¾ miles NW of Carlisle. Posttown, Carlisle. Acres, 890. Real property, £1, 174. Pop., 100. house, 23. The property is divided among a few. The manor formerly belonged to the family of De Grinsdale. The traces of the Roman wall here are now very slight. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £108. Patron, Joseph Dacre, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1739, and is not good.

Grinsdale through time

Grinsdale is now part of Carlisle district. Click here for graphs and data of how Carlisle has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Grinsdale itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Grinsdale, in Carlisle and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th May 2022

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