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"HAILE, (or Hale), a parish in Allerdale-above-Derwent ward, county Cumberland, 2 miles S.E. of Egremont railway station, and 8 S.E. of Whitehaven. The village is situated on the Whitehaven, Cleator, and Egremont line of railway. The village stands high, and is exposed to the W. winds. The parish is situated near the river Ellen, and comprises the townships of Hale and Wilton." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]


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