Place:


Greysouthen  Cumberland

 

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

GRAYSOUTHEN, a township in Brinham parish, Cumberland; gear the river Derwent, and the Cockermouth and Workington railway, 3½ miles WSW of Cockermouth. It has a post office under Carlisle. Real property, £5, 051; of which £1, 801 are in miles. Pop., 758. Houses, 136. There are an agricultural implement manufactory, a flex mill, a Quackers' chapel, and a Wesleyan chapel.

Greysouthen through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4601

Date accessed: 07th June 2020


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