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placename:- Brigham parish
parish
county:- Cumbria
county:- Cumberland
coordinates:- NY0930
10Km square:- NY03 , NY13
10Km square:- NY02 , NY12
parish code:- BRIG
References OS 1974 Admin Areas

1Km square NY0930

source:- Census 1971

population:- 760 -- 1971

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Ecclesiastical parish.
Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
... For a long period, indeed, the population must either have been extremely small, or their religious interests neglect-
Page xi:-
[neglect]ed; perhaps both might be the case. As proof of this, we need only point to the large and extensive parishes of Kendal, Greystoke, Crosthwaite, Brigham, and Saint Bees, and the numerous dependent chapelries which have been erected within them since the time of the Reformation. These chapels present no architectural features worthy of notice, and the mother churches are for the most part extremely plain, partaking of the progressive alteration of style from Norman to early English.
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

Bread and Beer House, Brigham
Bridgefoot Turnpike, Brigham
Brigham
Brigham Hill, Brigham
Brigham Moss, Brigham
Brigham Quarries, Brigham
Brigham Side Turnpike, Brigham
Brigham Station, Brigham
Brigham: High Brigham, 81
Brigham: High Brigham, 114
Brigham: High Brigham, 126
Broughton Cross Goods Depot, Brigham
Broughton Cross, Brigham
Chantry Well, Brigham
Cockermouth and Workington Railway
Cockermouth Goods Junction, Brigham
Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway
Derwent branch railway
Dubbs Gutter
East House, Brigham
Ellerbeck, Brigham
Ellerlea, Brigham
Fitz Turnpike, Brigham
Fitz, Brigham
Lakeland Gates, Brigham
Limekiln Inn, Brigham
Melgramfitz Pit, Brigham
Midtown Farm, Brigham
milestone, Brigham
milestone, Brigham (2)
milestone, Brigham (3)
Nuns Well, Brigham
NY02
NY03
NY12
NY13
Old Bridge, Broughton
Old Vicarage, Brigham
Parsonage Farm, Brigham
pinfold, Brigham
road, Cockermouth to Whitehaven
road, Cockermouth to Workington
Scales, Brigham
school, Brigham (2)
St Bridget, Brigham
sundial, Brigham
trig point, NY0993530481
Wellington, Brigham

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