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Transcription of parts of A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom, by Benjamin Pitts Capper, published by Richard Phillips, Bridge Street, Blackfriars, London, 1808.
NB: Not all places in Cumbria are included in these transcriptions. The places in the Old Cumbria Gazetteer designated 'selected place', about four dozen places; places half a dozen other places. Note that there is no entry for Barrow-in-Furness or for Maryport. The entries include information about other places in their vicinity. The county entries have not been transcribed.