Pigot's 1828-9 Directory of Cumberland (with map)


Cat No.:   GB0877:

A very early and rare directory which covers the market towns and principal villages of the county (Please note that smaller villages and hamlets are not included). The descriptions of each place are excellent with lots of details about schools, hospitals, churches and other institutions plus detailed histories and directories of the nobility, gentry, clergy and classified directories of tradespeople. Also included is an excellent county map.

No. of CDs is:  1 ;   Format is:  PDF ;   Searchable?:  ;

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The places included in this directory are;

Alstone and neighbourhood, Brampton (with High & Low Crosby and Nether Denton), Carlsle (with Stanwix, Dalston, Warwick, Warwick Bridge, Carleton and Bowness), Cockermouth (with Brigham, Bridekirk and Papcastle), Egremont St Bees and Cleator, High & Low Hesket and Armthwaite, Hesket Newmarket (with Ireby, Calbreck, Bolton and Sebergham), Keswick (with Crosthwaite and Borrowdale), Kirkoswald (with Lazonby), Longton and Netherby, Maryport (with Allonby and Flimby), Penrith and neighbourhood, Ravenglass (with Bootle and Calder Bridge), Whitehaven (with Hensingham, Moresby and Parton), Wigton and Thursby, Workington (with Harrington Harbour, Harrington, Distington and Seaton).