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Allithwaite, Cumberland

Historical Description

Allithwaite, an ecclesiastical district (St Mary's), being a portion of the civil district of Lower Allithwaite in Cumberland. The nearest station is at Kent's Bank, on the Furness line. It has a post office under Grange-over-Sands (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Kent's Bank. The church is a modern building in the Gothic style. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; gross value, £300 with residence, in the gift of the Bishop. There is an endowed school. Population, 631.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

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


Maps

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


Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictSouth Lakeland
CountyCumbria
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtLA11
Post TownGrange-Over-Sands