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Renwick, Cumberland

Historical Description

Renwick, a village and a parish in Cumberland. The village stands under Thackmoor Fell, 3 miles NE of Kirk-oswald, and 3½ from Lazonby station on the M.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Kirkoswald. The parish comprises 4299 acres; population, 242. The manor belongs to Queen's College, Oxford. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; gross value, £191 with residence. The church is good, and there are a Wesleyan chapel, a reading-room, and a library.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishRenwick All Saints 
Poor Law unionPenrith 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Renwick from the following:

Land and Property

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


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

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Cumberland, 1615 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionNorth West
Postal districtCA10
Post TownPenrith