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Whinfell, Westmorland

Historical Description

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.

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 parishKendal 
Poor Law unionKendal 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Whinfell from the following:

Land and Property

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