Stanwix is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.
Other places in the parish include: Cargo, Etterby, Linstock, Rickerby, Stainton, and Tarraby.
Parish registers begin: 1662
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist Association.
Parishes adjacent to Stanwix
- Carlisle Holy Trinity
- Carlisle St Mary
- Carlisle St Cuthbert
- Crosby on Eden
- Wetheral with Warwick
- Kirkandrews on Eden with Beaumont
- Houghton St John
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
STANWIX, a village, a township, a parish, and a sub-district, in Carlisle district, Cumberland. The village is suburban to Carlisle; stands on the Roman wall and on the river Eden, close to the bridge communicating with Carlisle; occupies the site of the Roman station Congavata; and has a post-office under Carlisle. The township comprises 425 acres. Real property, £4,998. Pop., 935. Houses, 226. The parish contains 7 other townships, and comprises 6,158 acres. Pop., 2,356. Houses, 514. The property is subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £300. Patron, the Bishop of C. The church was rebuilt in 1841; and was partly destroyed by fire, but restored in 1843. The rectory of Houghton is a separate benefice. There are a reformatory school, a national school, and charities £7. The sub-district includes two other parishes, and comprises 13,840 acres. Pop., 3,801. Houses, 812.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845
TARRABY, a township, in the parish of STANWIX, union of CARLISLE, ESKDALE ward, E. division of Cumberland, 1 ¾ mile (N. N. E.) from Carlisle; containing 135 inhabitants.
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: Carlisle
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Carlisle
- Rural Deanery: Carlisle
- Poor Law Union: Carlisle
- Hundred: Cumberland Ward; Eskdale Ward
- Province: York