Oughterside  Cumberland


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

OUGHTERSIDE and ALLERBY, a township in Aspatria parish, Cumberland; on the river Ellen, down to the coast, 5½ miles N W of Maryport. Acres, 2, 466; of which 314 are water. Real property, £5, 491; of which £3, 672 are in mines. Pop. in 1851, 662; in 1861, 705. Houses, 141. Coal is largely worked.

Oughterside through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th October 2021

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