Lamplugh, Cumberland

Lamplugh is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.

Other places in the parish include: Kelton, Murton, and Winder.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1581

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Lamplugh

  • Dean
  • Arlecdon
  • Salter and Eskett
  • Ennerdale
  • Loweswater

Historical Descriptions


Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

MURTON, or MOORTOWN, a township in Lamplugh parish, Cumberland; 8 miles ENE of Whitehaven. Real property, £1,380; of which £350 are in mines. Pop., 156. The manor belongs to J. L. Raper, Esq. Hardware manufacture is carried on.

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


  • County: Cumberland
  • Civil Registration District: Whitehaven
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Copeland
  • Diocese: Carlisle
  • Rural Deanery: Copeland
  • Poor Law Union: Whitehaven
  • Hundred: Allerdale above Derwent Ward
  • Province: York