SITUATED ON THE DUDDON ESTUARY, TO THE SOUTH OF THE LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK, KIRKBY IS A COLLECTION OF ATTRACTIVE HAMLETS
LYING ALONG SIDE THE A595, THE LONGEST ROAD IN THE COUNTY OF CUMBRIA
Kirkby residents who were actually born in the Parish of Kirkby Ireleth are given the name "ROUNDHEAD".
This is taken from the practice in the slate quarries of rounding off the top of roofing slates.
Some "ROUNDHEADS" refer to off comers as "SQUAREHEADS"
you are new to the Parish, or wish to find out more about the area, the Parish Council's
to Kirkby" booklet has a wealth of information including a
"Potted History" of the Parish. In it you will also find details
of the groups and
organisations and their contact numbers.
next meeting of the Parish Council is Thursday December 16th, in Grizebeck Village Hall, 7.00 p.m.
All members of the public are invited to attend.