Wythop  Cumberland


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

WYTHOP, a chapelry, comprising W. township and W.-Mill extra-parochial tract, in Cockermouth district, Cumberland; on Bassenthwaite-water, at Bassenthwaite r. station, 5 miles ESE of Cockermouth. Post town, Cockermouth. Rated property, £622. Pop., 99. Houses, 18. The property is much subdivided. W. township is in Lorton parish. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £51. Patrons, the L and owners. The church was rebuilt in 1867. Hudson, the Editor of "Josephus,'' was a native.

Wythop through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th June 2024

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