Egton cum Newland


"EGTON-WITH-NEWLAND, a township-chapelry in Ulverston parish, Lancashire; on the estuary of the Leven, and on the Ulverston and Lancaster railway, 1½ mile SW by S of Cark and Cartmel r. station, and 3 N of Ulverston. Post town, Cark, under Newton-in-Cartmel. Acres, 3,390. Real property, £5,502; of which £66 are in ironworks. Pop., 1,231. Houses, 236. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £161. Patron, J. P. Machell, Esq. The church is modern."

John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)


Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Cumbria Record Office & Local Studies Library, Barrow.


Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Egton cum Newland area is Ulverston.


Description & Travel

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The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

"EGTON-CUM-NEWLAND, a township and chapelry in the parish of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale North of the Sands, county palatine of Lancaster, 3 miles N. of Ulverston. It is situated near the river Leven, and includes the villages of Arrad Foot, Green Odd, Penny Bridge, and Spark Bridge. Here are iron-works and foundry, also a cotton mill, bobbin turnery, steam saw-mills, and timber yards. Coals are brought by water to Green Odd, between which place and Liverpool goods are conveyed by small sailing vessels. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Carlisle, value £92. The church is a plain structure of rough stone, built in the latter part of the last century. It is dedicated to St. Mary. There is a National school for both sexes, with a small endowment; also a Sunday-school. The Duke of Buccleuch is lord of the manor."

"PENNY BRIDGE, a hamlet in the parish of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale, county Lancaster, 4 miles N.E. of Ulverston. It is situated at the confluence of the rivers Crake and Leven."

"NEWLANDS, a hamlet in the parish of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale North of the Sands, county Lancaster, 16 miles N.W. of Lancaster. It is situated near the river Leven's mouth, on Morecambe Bay."


Historical Geography

In 1835 Egton cum Newland was a chapelry and a township in the parish of Ulverston.

Information about boundaries and administrative areas is available from A Vision of Britain through time.





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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD307814 (Lat/Lon: 54.223569, -3.064011), Egton cum Newland which are provided by:


Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Egton cum Newland was in the Archdeaconry of Richmond, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Richmond are held at the Lancashire Record Office.



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