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Aikton Civil Parish


Aikton is a civil parish in the Allerdale district of Cumbria. At the time of the 2011 Census, the parish had a population of 467. The civil parish includes the settlements of Aikton, Biglands, Gamelsby, Thornby, Wampool and Wiggonby. The ancient parish of Aikton covered a similar area (though there may have been minior boundry changes over time), and the parish church was St Andrew's at Aikton.

Civil Parishes in Cumbria Aikton Biglands Cumberland, Parishes and Townships, 1848 Wampool Gamelsby Aikton Parish, 1848 Historic Buildings and Monuments in Aikton Civil Parish
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Aikton Parish Council
- "...Aikton (Oaktown) extends about five miles in length from north to south and two miles in breadth from east to west. It is bounded by Bowness on the North, Thursby ...

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Aikton
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Aikton
- Overview About Aikton Map Street View Aitkon is a small rural village in Cumbria, located about 7 miles west of Carlisle and 3 miles north of Wigton. To the southern ...
Gamelsby
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Gamelsby
- BIGLANDS, with Gamblesby, a township, in the parish of Aikton, union of Wigton, Cumberland ward, and E. division of Cumberland, 4 miles (N.) from Wigton; containing 187 inhabitants. At Gamblesby ...
Biglands
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Biglands
- Overview About Biglands Map Street View Biglands is a hamlet in the Allerdale district of Cumbria, located about 3 miles north of Wigton. It is part of the Civil Parish ...
Wampool
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Wampool
- WAMPOOL, a township, in the parish of Aikton, union of Wigton, Cumberland ward, and E. division of the county of Cumberland, 4¾ miles (N. by W.) from Wigton, containing 107 ...
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Aikton
- "Ancient parish in Cumberland ward, Cumberland, encompassing townships of Aikton, Biglands & Gamelsby, Wampool and Wiggonby.....manor of Aikton (which included Wiggonby) held by Colville family in 13th century, conveyed to ...

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