Whinfell  Cumberland


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

WHINFELL, a township in Brigham parish, Cumberland; 3½ miles S of Cockermouth. Acres, 1,723. Real property, £1,709. Pop., 86. Houses, 17. W. Beacon is a hill 1,500 feet high.

Whinfell through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 13th June 2024

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