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:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Salter)
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.