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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Penrith|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Culgaith from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Culgaith)
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:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
The Visitation of Cumberland, 1615 is available on the Heraldry page.