Brisco  Cumberland


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

BRISCOE, or Birksceugh, a township in St. Cuthbert parish, Cumberland; on the river Petterill, and on the Carlisle and Lancaster railway, 3 miles SSE of Carlisle. Acres, 1,904. Real property, £3,617. Pop., 323. Houses, 67. The first wheat ever grown in Cumberland was grown in Briscoe in 1700.

Additional information about this locality is available for Carlisle

Brisco through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 31st March 2020

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