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Lowside Quarter, Cumberland

Historical Description

Lowside Quarter, a township in St Bees parish, Cumberland, on the coast, half a mile from St Bees station on. The Whitehaven and Fumess railway, and 4 miles S of White-haven. It contains the hamlets of Upper Town, Middle-Town, Nether Town, Braystones, and Lowmill. Post town and money order and telegraph office, St Bees. Acreage, 2498, of which 570 are water and foreshore; population, 331. Lord Leconfield is lord of the manor. Egremont Castle, now a ruin, is within the township.

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 unionWhitehaven 
WardAllerdale above Derwent 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Lowside Quarter from the following:

Land and Property

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

Villages, Hamlets, &c