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Cargo


CARGO, or Craghow, a township, in the parish of Stanwix, union of Carlisle, Cumberland ward, E. division of Cumberland, 3¼ miles (N. W.) from Carlisle; containing 259 inhabitants.

Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.

Cargo is a small village near the River Eden on the Solway Plain. Cargo is about 3½ miles (5.6 km) northwest of Carlisle in Cumbria in the North West of England. The name Cargo reflects a combination of two languages; from the Celtic word carreg meaning "rock" and from the Old Norse word haugr meaning "hill". Circa 1870, it had a population of 262 as recorded in the Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales.

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Cumbria Stanwix Parish, 1848 Kingmoor Civil Parish Rockcliffe and Cargo War Memorial
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The Old School, Cargo

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Eden Farm, Cargo

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Cargo Farm

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Rockcliffe and Cargo War Memorial
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Rockcliffe and Cargo War Memorial
- Overview Map Street View The war memorial for Rockcliffe and Cargo is located in the churchyard of St Mary's Church in Rockcliffe. The memorial commemorates 14 local servicemen who lost ...

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