Pooley Bridge, Westmorland
Pooley Bridge, a village in Barton parish, Westmorland, on the river Ramont, at the foot of Ulles Water, 5½ miles SW of Penrith station on the L. & N.W.R. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Penrith; a chapel of ease; and a free grammar school for girls and boys, the endowment of which produces £117 yearly. There is a fair for cattle and sheep on the third Wednesday in September.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||West ward|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Pooley Bridge from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Pooley)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Westmorland is available to browse.