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Moricambe Bay, Cumberland

Historical Description

Moricambe Bay, an inlet of the Solway Frith, on the NW coast of Cumberland, entering between Grune Point and a point 3½ miles WSW of Bowness. It measures 3 miles across the entrance, penetrates 4½ miles south-south-eastward to the mouth of the river Waver, makes a considerable ramification on the E side up the course of the Wampool river, and is sometimes called the Wampool estuary.

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.