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Birbeck Fells, Westmorland

Historical Description

Birbeck-Fells, a hamlet in Orton township and parish, Westmoreland, on the Birbeck stream, and 3 miles from Shap station on the L. & N.W.R. Most of the country here is wild moor and mountain. Birbury., See BIBDINGBURY.

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 CountyWestmorland 
Civil parishOrton 
Poor Law unionEast ward 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Birbeck Fells from the following:

Land and Property

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