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Stainton (Stanwix), Cumberland

Historical Description

Stainton, a village in Stanwix parish, Cumberland, on the river Eden, 2 miles NW of Carlisle railway station. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Carlisle. The Earl of Lonsdale is lord of the manor.

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 
Civil parishStanwix 
Poor Law unionCarlisle 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Stainton (Stanwix) from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Stainton (Stanwix) are available from a number of sites: