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Cumbersdale or Cummersdale, Cumberland

Historical Description

Cumbersdale or Cummersdale, a township in St James's parish, Carlisle city and union, Cumberland, on the river Caldew, and on the Carlisle and Maryport railway, 2 miles SW of Carlisle. Post, money order, and telegraph office, Carlisle. Acreage, 2015; population, 909. It has a station for goods on the railway, and there are flour and cotton spinning mills, calico printing, and dyeing and bleaching works.

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 
Poor Law unionCarlisle 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Cumbersdale or Cummersdale from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Cumbersdale or Cummersdale are available from a number of sites:

Visitations Heraldic

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