Rickergate  Cumberland


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Rickergate like this:

RICKERGATE, a township in Carlisle, St. Mary parish, Cumberland; within Carlisle city. Acres, 290. 1851, 3,098; in 1861, 3, 564. Houses, 641. The castle barracks and a workhouse are here; and, at the census of 1861, had 55 and 70 inmates.

The location is that of the street called Rickergate on street maps of Carlisle.

Rickergate through time

Rickergate is now part of Carlisle district. Click here for graphs and data of how Carlisle has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Rickergate itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Rickergate, in Carlisle and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 18th October 2019

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