Preston Quarter, St Bees Parish, 1848


PRESTON-QUARTER, a township, in the parish of St. Bees, union of Whitehaven, Allerdale ward above Derwent, W. division of Cumberland, on the south side of the town of Whitehaven; containing 4,547 inhabitants. Here are very extensive collieries, the produce of which is shipped at Whitehaven.

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.
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Preston Quarter
- "Township in St Bees parish, Allerdale above Derwent ward, Cumberland. This entry covers rural parts of township, excluding areas transferred to Whitehaven MB in 1890s. Preston Quarter CP was abolished ...

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