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HOLM CULTRAM, Cumberland

"HOLME-CULTRAM, (or Abbey Holme), a parish in the ward of Allerdale-below-Derwent, county Cumberland, 6 miles N.W. of Wigton, 9 N.E. of Aspatria, and 15 E. of Maryport. Abbey Holme is its post town. It is a station on the Carlisle and Silloth Bay railway. The parish is bounded on the W. by the Irish Sea, and on the N. by the estuaries of the Wampool and the Waver. It is very extensive, comprising above 22,000 acres, and includes the townships of Holme Abbey, Holme East Waver, Holme Low, and Holme St. Cuthbert."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson 2003]


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