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WESTMORELAND, an inland county; bounded, on the NW and the N, by Cumberland; on the NE, by Durham; on the E and the SE, by Yorkshire; on the S and the SW, by Lancashire

The assizes are held at Appleby; and the quarter sessions are held there and at Kendal. The county jail is at Appleby, and the county house of correction is at Kendal. The police force, in 1864, comprised 29 men, at an annual cost of £2,401. The crimes committed, in 1864, were 54; the persons apprehended, 47; the known depredators and suspected persons at large, 133; the houses of bad character, 41. 

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