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Culgaith, Cumberland

Historical Description

Culgaith, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish, in Kirkland parish, Cumberland, on the river Eden and Crowdundle Beck, at the boundary with Westmorland, 6½ miles E by S of Penrith, with a telegraph station on the M.R., and a post and money order office under Carlisle. Acreage, 2911; population, 334. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; gross value, £200. Patron, the Vicar of Kirkland. 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 
Civil parishKirkland 
Poor Law unionPenrith 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Culgaith from the following:

Land and Property

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


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

Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionNorth West
Postal districtCA10
Post TownPenrith