Selside  Westmorland


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

SELSIDE, a township and a chapelry in Kendal parish, Westmoreland. The township lies 3 miles N N E of Burneside r. station, and 4 N by E of Kendal; and bearsthe name of Selside and Whitwell. Real property, £2, 384. Pop., 257. Houses, 43. The manor belongs to the Hon. Mrs. F. G. Howard. A seat of the Thornburgh familywas here, and has left some traces. ...

The chapelry islarger than the township. Post-town, Kendal. Pop., 308. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £94. Patrons, the Landowners. The church was built in 1720, and reconstructed in 1838. There is an endowed school with £50 a year.

Selside through time

Selside 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 Selside itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th May 2022

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