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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Kendal|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Crook from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Crook)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Westmorland is available to browse.