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KIRKBRIDE

"KIRKBRIDE is a township, small parish, and village, 6 miles north-by-east from Wigton, and 4 south from Bowness, in the Wigton union, Cumberland ward, Eastern division of the county, archdeaconry and diocese of Carlisle; it is situated on the south side of the estuary of the Wampool. The sandbanks shift, owing to the eddies formed by meetings of the tides and freshes."

[Description(s) from a Post Office Directory of Cumberland (1858)
Transcribed by Rosemary Lockie ©2006]

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