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Crook, Westmorland

Historical Description

Crook, a township-chapelry in Kendal parish, Westmorland, 2 miles from Bumside railway station, and 4 WNW of Kendal. It has a post office under Kendal; money order and telegraph office, Staveley. Area, 2119 acres; population of the township, 250; of the ecclesiastical district, 293. Crook Hall was the seat of the Philipsons. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; net value, £150 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Kendal.

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


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

Ancient CountyWestmorland 
Civil parishKendal 
Poor Law unionKendal 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Crook from the following:

Land and Property

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