The Esk (N), Cumberland
Esk, The, a river of the N of Cumberland. It comes in from Scotland; is a large stream at entering; forms, for about a mile, the boundary between Scotland and England; runs, about 8¼ miles south-westward to the head of the Solway frith, about midway between the Sark and the Eden; and receives on its left, near the end of its course, the river Line.
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cumberland is available to browse.