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Crosby upon Eden, Cumberland

Historical Description

Crosby-upon-Eden, a parish in Cumberland, on the river Eden and the Roman wall, 3½ miles NE of Carlisle. Acreage, 2409; population, 297. The ecclesiastical parish includes the townships of High Crosby, Low Crosby, Brunstock, Walby, Linstock, and Parkbroom, and has a post office, of the name of Low Crosby, under Carlisle; population, 532. Crosby Lodge and Newby Grange are the chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; net value, £272 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Carlisle. The church is good.

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 parishCrosby-upon-Eden St. John 
Poor Law unionCarlisle 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Crosby upon Eden from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Villages, Hamlets, &c

High Crosby
Low Crosby

Visitations Heraldic

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