Birkby

BIRKBY, a township, in the parish of Muncaster, union of Bootle, Allerdale ward above Derwent, W. division of Cumberland, 2ΒΌ miles (E. by S.) from Ravenglass; containing 119 inhabitants. Extensive ruins of a British or Danish city, called Barnscar, are visible on Birkby Fell.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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