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"BROMFIELD, a parish partly in the ward of Allerdale-below-Derwent, and partly in the ward of Cumberland, in the county of Cumberland, 5 miles to the W. of Wigton. The Carlisle and Maryport railway passes near the village. The parish, which is of great extent, (embracing an area of 14,644 acres), is situated on the coast of the Solway Frith, and includes the chapelries of Allonby and West Newton, and the townships of Longrigg-with-Mealrigg, Blencogo, and Dundraw; the two latter being in Cumberland ward." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]



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Church Records

  • Parish Records on "Cumberland Roots" (archived site) - include Bromfield. Added 10 May 2006.

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