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Melkinthorpe, Westmorland

Historical Description

Melkinthorpe, a village in Lowther parish, Westmorland, on the river Leathe, 6¼ miles N of Shap, and 1 mile from Clifton station on the L. & N.W.R. and N.E.R.

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 Melkinthorpe from the following:

Land and Property

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