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Walton, Cumberland

Historical Description

Walton, a village and a parish in Cumberland. The village stands on the river Irthing and on the Roman wall,. 4¼ miles N of Brampton Junction station on the N.E.R., and 3 from Brampton. The parish comprises Low Walton and High Walton, and has a post office under Carlisle; money order and telegraph office, Brampton. Acreage, 3811; population, 335. There is a parish council consisting of eight members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; net value, £173 with residence. The church is in the Gothic style, consisting of chancel, nave, N aisle, and tower with spire. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 
Poor Law unionBrampton 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Walton from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionNorth West
Postal districtCA8
Post TownBrampton