Salter and Eskat, formerly an extra-parochial tract, now a joint township in Cumberland, near the river Ehen, 6 miles SE of Whitehaven, and about 1 mile from Yeathouse railway station. Post town, Frizington. Acreage, 638; population, 182. The Earl of Lonsdale is lord of the manor. Limestone and iron-ore abound.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Bootle|
|Ward||Allerdale above Derwent|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Salter from the following:
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cumberland is available to browse.
The Visitation of Cumberland, 1615 is available on the Heraldry page.