Oulton  Cumberland


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

OULTON, a township, with a village, in Wigton parish, Cumberland; near an affluent of the river Wampool, 2 miles N N W of Wigton. Real property, £2, 958. Pop., 416. Houses, 92. A number of the inhabitantsare employed in neighbouring cotton mills and dye-works. There is a Baptist chapel.

Oulton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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