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Ruckcroft, Cumberland

Historical Description

Ruckcroft, a small village in Ainstable parish, Cumberland, near the river Eden, 3 miles NW of Kirkoswald, and 4 from Lazenby station on the M.R.

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 parishAinstable 
Poor Law unionPenrith 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ruckcroft from the following:

Land and Property

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


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

RegionNorth West
Postal districtCA4
Post TownCarlisle