Howgill  West Riding


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

HOWGILL, a chapelry in Sedbergh parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Lune, under Howgill Fell, at the boundary with Westmoreland, 2 miles SE by S of Low Gill r. station, and 3 NW of Sedbergh. Post town, Sedbergh, under Kendal. The statistics are returned with the parish. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £80. Patron, the Vicar of Sedbergh.

Additional information about this locality is available for Sedbergh

Howgill through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Howgill, in South Lakeland and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th May 2022

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