Hayton (near Brampton), Cumberland

Hayton (near Brampton) is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.

Other places in the parish include: Faugh and Fenton and Talkin.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1619

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Hayton

  • Cumwhitton
  • Castle Carrock
  • Holme Eden
  • Irthington
  • Brampton
  • Geltsdale
  • Midgeholme
  • Carlatton
  • Farlam

Historical Descriptions


Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Talkin, a township in Hayton, parish, Cumberland; on the Newcastle and Carlisle railway, 3 ¼ miles SSE of Brampton. Real property, £2,609; of which £85 are in quarries. Pop., 310. Houses, 60.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Talkin, a township, in the parish of Hayton, union of Brampton, Eskdale ward, E. division of Cumberland, 3 miles (SE by S) from Brampton; containing 344 inhabitants. The township comprises 2357 acres, of which 1400 are common or waste land; it is bounded on the west by the river Gelt, and contains quarries of freestone and limestone, and collieries. The tithes have been commuted for £129. 5., of which £33. 15. are payable to an impropriator, £45. 10. to the Dean and Chapter of Carlisle, and £50 to the vicar of Brampton. Three valuable gold clasps were discovered in the year 1790, on Netherton farm, where a battle was formerly fought.

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: Brampton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Carlisle
  • Rural Deanery: Carlisle
  • Poor Law Union: Brampton
  • Hundred: Eskdale Ward
  • Province: York