Firbank, a township-chapelry in Kirkby Lonsdale parish, Westmorland, near the river Lune, the boundary with Yorkshire, 10 miles N of Kirkby Lonsdale, and 2 from Low Gill station on the L. & N.W.R. Post town, Sedhergh (R.S.O.) Acreage, 2985; population, 199. Much of the land is moor and mountain, and a conspicuous part of it is Firbank Fell. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Carlisle; net value, £146 with residence.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Civil parish||Kirkby Lonsdale|
|Poor Law union||Kendal|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Firbank from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Firbank)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Westmorland is available to browse.