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Etterby, Cumberland

Historical Description

Etterby, a village in Stanwix parish, Cumberland, on the river Eden, near the Carlisle and Silloth railway, 1 mile NW of Carlisle railway station. Etterby Scar here commands a brilliant view over Carlisle and the surrounding plain, away to Skiddaw and Helvellyn.

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 parishStanwix 
Poor Law unionCarlisle 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Etterby from the following:

Land and Property

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


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

RegionNorth West
Postal districtCA3
Post TownCarlisle