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Little Broughton, Cumberland

Historical Description

Broughton, Little, a township in Bridekirk parish, Cumberland, 3½ miles W by N of Cockermouth. Acreage, 1022; population, 820. There is a Baptist chapel and a Friends' meeting-house.

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.

Civil parishBridekirk 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Little Broughton from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Little Broughton are available from a number of sites:

RegionNorth West
Postal districtCA13
Post TownCockermouth