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Killington, Westmorland

Historical Description

Killington, a township-chapelry in Kirkby Lonsdale parish, Westmorland, on the river Lune, and 1 mile from Middleton station on the L. & N.W.R. Post town, Kirkby Lonsdale. Acreage, 4938; population, 228. Much of the land is moor and mountain. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Carlisle; gross value, £140 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Kirkby Lonsdale. The church is ancient.

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 Killington from the following:


Land and Property

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