Rockcliffe, Cumberland

Rockcliffe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.

Other places in the parish include: Castle Town Quarter, Castletown Quarter, Church Town Quarter.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1679

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Rockcliffe

  • Stanwix
  • Kirklinton
  • Houghton St John

Historical Descriptions

Church Town Quarter

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Church-Town-Quarter, a township in Rockliffe parish, Cumberland; on the river Eden and the Caledonian railway, 4 ¼ miles NNW of Carlisle. Acres, 1,347. Pop., 447. Houses, 94.

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


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