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Biglands and Gamblesby, Cumberland

Historical Description

Biglands and Gamblesby, a township in Aikton parish, Cumberland, on the river Wampool, 3 miles N of Wigton railway station. Population of Gamblesby, 223. There is a mineral spring.

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 CountyCumberland 
Civil parishAikton 
Poor Law unionWigton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Biglands and Gamblesby from the following:

Land and Property

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