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Barbon, Westmorland

Historical Description

Barbon, a township in Kirkby-Lonsdale parish, Westmoreland, on the river Lune and the Ingleton branch of the L. & N.W.R., under Barton Fell, 3 miles NNE of Kirkby-Lonsdale. It has a station on the railway, and includes the hamlet of Beckfoot. There is a post, money order, and telegraph office. Acreage, 4261; population, 313. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; net value, £220. Patron, the Vicar of Kirkby-Lonsdale.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWestmorland 
Civil parishKirkby Lonsdale 
Poor Law unionKendal 
WardLonsdale 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Barbon from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Westmorland is available to browse.