Crook  Westmorland


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

CROOK, a township-chapelry in Kendal parish, Westmoreland; 2¾ miles SSW of Staveley r. station, and 4 WNW of Kendal. Post town, Kendal. Real property, £1, 711. Pop., 258. Houses, 51. The property is much subdivided. Crook Hall was the seat of the Philipsons. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £77.* Patron, the vicar of Kendal. The church is tolerable.

Crook through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Crook, in South Lakeland and Westmorland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 18th January 2021

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