Renwick  Cumberland


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

RENWICK, a village and a parish in Penrith district, Cumberland. The village stands under Thack-moor fell, 3 miles N E of Kirkoswald, and 9 E by N of Plumpton r. station; and has a fair on the Thursday before 26 Sept ' The parish comprises 4, 220 acres. Post-town, Kirkoswald, under Penrith. Real property, £1, 538. Pop., 266. Houses, 51. The property is sub-divided. The manor belongs to Queen's College, Oxford. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £92. Patron, J. Nicholson, Esq. The church is good; and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

Renwick through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th September 2021

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