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Moorthwaite, Cumberland

Historical Description

Moorthwaite, a village in Cumwhitton parish, Cumberland, on the river Eden, 8 miles SE by E of Carlisle, and 3 from How Mill station on the N.E.E.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCumberland 
Civil parishCumwhitton 
Poor Law unionBrampton 
WardEskdale 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Moorthwaite from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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

DistrictCarlisle
CountyCumbria
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtCA8
Post TownBrampton