Kirkbampton  Cumberland


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

BAMPTON-KIRK, a township and a parish in Wigton district, Cumberland. The township lies 4½ miles NNW of Dalston r. station, and 6½ W of Carlisle; and has a post office, of the name of Kirk-Bampton, under Carlisle. Acres, 1,260. Real property, £1,506. Pop., 205. Houses, 37. The parish contains also the townships of Little Bampton and Oughterby. ...

Acres, 3,502. Real property, £2,817. Pop., 497. Houses, 99. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £100.* Patrons, the Earl of Lonsdale and Sir W. Brisco. The church is bad.

Kirkbampton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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