UK Genealogy Archives logo

Penton, Cumberland

Historical Description

Penton, a village in Kirk-Andrews-upon-Esk parish, Cumberland, on the river Liddel and the North British railway, at the boundary with Scotland, 7 miles NNE of Longtown. It has a station on the railway, and a post office under Carlisle; money order office, Canonbie; telegraph office,. Biddings Junction railway station.

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 Penton are available from a number of sites:

RegionNorth West
Postal districtCA6
Post TownCarlisle