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Kaber, Cumbria

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Kaber, Cumbria

Kaber is a village and civil parish in the Eden District of Cumbria, England. It is about 1 mile south of Brough.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyWestmorland
OS GridNY7911
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01768
Population89 (2001)

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

Kaber, township, in par. and 2½ miles NE. of Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, 4533 ac., pop. 200; was the scene of a Republican rising (1663), known as the "Kaber Rigg Plot".

Kaber, Cumbria in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

KABER, a township, partly in the parish of Brough, but chiefly in that of Kirkby-Stephen, East ward and union, county of Westmorland, 2 miles (S.) from Brough; containing 214 inhabitants. In 1663, an insurrection of the republican party being contemplated, preparatory meetings were held at Kaber Rigg by the disaffected, several of whom were eventually executed at Appleby. A school was founded and endowed by Thomas Waller and others, in the year 1689; the annual income is £10. 8.

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