Camerton, Cumberland

Camerton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.

Other places in the parish include: Seaton.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1599

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Camerton

  • Workington St John
  • Cloffocks
  • Flimby
  • Clifton
  • Bridekirk

Historical Descriptions


Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Seaton, a township, in the parish of Cammerton, union of Cockermouth, Allerdale ward below Derwent, W. division of Cumberland, 1 ¾ mile (NE) from Workington; containing 787 inhabitants. Here are extensive collieries and iron-works, near which the Derwent is crossed by a stone bridge, opposite to Workington. The appropriate tithes have been commuted for £295. 0. 6., payable to the Dean and Chapter of Carlisle; and there is a glebe of nearly 7 acres.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.


  • County: Cumberland
  • Civil Registration District: Cockermouth
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Carlisle
  • Rural Deanery: Allerdale
  • Poor Law Union: Cockermouth
  • Hundred: Allerdale below Derwent Ward
  • Province: York