Geltsdale  Cumberland


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

GELTSDALE FOREST, a tract in Cumberland, traversed by the river Gelt, and noticed in the preceding article. It belonged formerly to Henham priory; and belongs now to the Earl of Carlisle. Real property, £9, 648; of which £8, 000 are in mines.

Geltsdale through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th October 2020

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