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Dearham, Cumbria

Dearham is a village and civil parish in the Allerdale district of Cumbria, England. It is situated in West Cumbria, about 2 miles east of Maryport and 4+⁄2 miles west of Cockermouth. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 2,028. It is a large, strung-out village. The village has a small primary school with approximately 173 children on roll and a nursery with approximately 26 children on roll.
DistrictAllerdale
Post townMaryport
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY0736
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01900
Population2,028 (2001)
 

Dearham, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Dearham, par. and township with ry. sta., W. Cumberland, 5 miles NW. of Cockermouth -- par., 3145 ac. and 111 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 5129; township, 2149 ac., pop. 2246; P.O.; has coal mines.

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