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Corney, Cumberland

Historical Description

Corney, a parish in Cumberland, on the Furness railway, 2 miles N of Bootle railway station, and 4 SSE of Raven-glass. Post town, Bootle, under Whitehaven. Acreage, 4359; population of civil parish, 225; of ecclesiastical, 230. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Carlisle; net value, £125. Patron, the Earl of Lonsdale. The church is old.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishCorney St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionBootle 
WardAllerdale above Derwent 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Corney from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Corney are available from a number of sites:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Cumberland, 1615 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionNorth West
Postal districtLA19
Post TownMillom