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Pooley Bridge, Westmorland

Historical Description

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.

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 parishBarton 
Poor Law unionWest 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:

Land and Property

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