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Bigrigg, Cumberland

Historical Description

Bigrigg, a village situated 2 miles from Egremont, Cumberland, and 1 mile from Woodend station on the West Cumberland and Egremont Joint railway. It has a post office under Carnforth; money order and telegraph office, Cleator. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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.


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

Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionNorth West
Postal districtCA22
Post TownEgremont