Whinfell, a township in Grayrigg ecclesiastical parish, Kendal parish, Westmorland, 5½ miles NE by N of Kendal station on the L. & N.W.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Kendal. Acreage, 4346; population, 167. Whinfell Beacon is a hill 1500 feet high. There are three small tarns in this township.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Poor Law union||Kendal|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Whinfell from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Whinfell)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Westmorland is available to browse.