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Kingwater, Cumberland

Historical Description

Kingwater, a township in Lanercost parish, Cumberland, on a streamlet of its own name, a tributary of the Irthing, among the moors near the boundary with Northumberland, 8 miles NE of Brampton. Acreage, 18, 770; population, 301. There is a post office at West Hall, a hamlet in this township; money order and telegraph office, Brampton.

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 parishLanercost Abbey 
Poor Law unionBrampton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Kingwater from the following:

Land and Property

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