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Sockbridge and Tirril, Westmorland

Historical Description

Sockbridge and Tirril, a township, with two villages, in Barton parish, Westmorland, on the river Eamont, 2 miles SSW of Penrith station on the L. & N.W.R. Acreage, 1229; population, 194. The Earl of Lonsdale is lord of the manor. Sockbridge Hall was the seat of the Lancasters, and is now a farmhouse. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a post office at Tirril, under Penrith; money order and telegraph office, Eamont Bridge.

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 Sockbridge and Tirril from the following:

Land and Property

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