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Crosthwaite and Lyth, Westmorland

Historical Description

Crosthwaite and Lyth, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Heversham parish, Westmorland, on an affluent of the river Kent, under Whitbarrow Fell, 6 miles W by S of Kendal railway station, with a post office, of the name of Crosthwaite, under Kendal; money order office, Underbarrow. Acreage of township, 8028; population, 731; of ecclesiastical parish, 717. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; net value, £190 with residence. There is a handsome new church with tower and six bells.

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 parishHeversham 
Poor Law unionKendal 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Crosthwaite and Lyth from the following:

Land and Property

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