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Hackthorpe, Westmorland

Historical Description

Hackthorpe, a village in Lowther parish, Westmorland, 5 miles S by E of Penrith, and 1½ mile from the Clifton and Lowther station on the L. & N.W.R. and N.E.R. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Penrith. An old seat here belonged successively to the Hackthorpes, the Stricklands, and the Lowthers. 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 CountyWestmorland 
Civil parishLowther 
Poor Law unionWest ward 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hackthorpe from the following:

Land and Property

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