Dovenby  Cumberland


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

DOVENBY, a township in Bridekirk parish, Cumberland; 3 miles NW of Cockermouth. Acres, 1,886. Pop., 272. An Independent chapel was built in 1869.

Dovenby through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th October 2020

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