Geltsdale is an extra-parochial place.

Alternative names: Geltsdale Forest, Gertsdale

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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

GELTSDALE FOREST, a tract in Cumberland, traversed by the river Gelt, and noticed in the preceding article. It belonged formerly to Henham priory; and belongs now to the Earl of Carlisle. Real property, £9,648; of which £8,000 are in mines.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

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Census returns for Geltsdale Forest, 1841-1891


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Cumberland
  • Civil Registration District: Brampton
  • Probate Court: Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
  • Diocese: Not Applicable
  • Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
  • Poor Law Union: Brampton
  • Hundred: Eskdale Ward
  • Province: York

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