Arlecdon & Frizington Civil Parish


Arlecdon and Frizington is a civil parish in the Borough of Copeland in Cumbria, located to the east of Whitehaven. The civil parish includes the villages of Arlecdon, Asby, Frizington, Rowrah and Winder. The population of the civil parish was 3,607 in the 2011 census. Frizington is the largest settlement (population of 1,737 in the 2011 census) and then Arlecdon (population of 757 in the 2011 census).

Arlecdon and Frizington is a civil parish in the Borough of Copeland in Cumbria, England. The parish includes Arlecdon, Frizington, Rowrah and Asby. It has a population of 3,678, reducing to 3,607 at the 2011 Census.

It constituted an urban district from 1894.

In 1919 John Adams led a successful election challenge to the sitting members of Arlecdon and Frizington District Council. This established the first all-Labour council to be elected in England. Adams held the office of Chairman of the Arlecdon and Frizington Urban District Council from 1919 to 1923.

In 1934, it became part of Ennerdale Rural District, which was later subsumed in 1974 into Copeland Borough Council.

Governance

The parish falls in the electoral ward of Alcedon. This ward stretches south to Weddicar and has a total population taken at the 2011 census of 1,500.

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