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Aldingham, Cumbria

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Aldingham, Cumbria

Aldingham is a village and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England. It is situated on the east coast of the Furness peninsula, facing into Morecambe Bay, and is about 8 miles east of Barrow in Furness, and 6 miles south of Ulverston. The parish includes the nearby villages of Baycliff, Dendron, Leece, Gleaston, Newbiggin, Roosebeck, Scales and a number of smaller hamlets. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 1,187.
DistrictSouth Lakeland
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD2871
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01229
Population1,187 (2001)

Other names by which Aldingham, Cumbria has been known in the past


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

Aldingham, par., N. Lancashire, on Morecambe Bay, 5 miles S. of Ulverstone, 4812 ac. and 17,732 ac. foreshore, pop. 1152.

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