Kirkbride  Cumberland


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

KIRKBRIDE, a parish in Wigton district, Cumberland; at the influx of the Wampool river to Morecambe bay, and on the Carlisle and Silloth railway, 5½ miles NNW of Wigton. It has a station on the railway; and its post townis Wigton. Acres, 1, 654; of which 50 are water. Real property, £1, 929. Pop., 311. Houses, 66. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £230.* Patron, the Earl of Lonsdale. The church is good.

Kirkbride through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th April 2024

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