Flimby Rugby Club
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Flimby is an English coastal village in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria. It was historically in Cumberland. It currently forms part of the civil parish of Maryport and the Flimby ward of Allerdale Council. It is included in the Maryport South county division of Cumbria County Council.
The Anglican church of St Nicholas is in the Diocese of Carlisle. It holds services on the second and fourth Sundays of the month. The site of the successive former Flimby Methodist churches in West Lane (built in 1862 and about 1929) is now occupied by a house.
Flimby has three Grade II historic buildings listed by English Heritage. Flimby Cottage in Main Road is an early 19th-century pebble dash lodge in Gothic Revival style. Flimby Hall is a three-storey country house completed in 1766. Flimby Lodge is a mansion dating from the late 18th or early 19th century, derelict at the time it was listed in 1977.
- The Scottish novelist and poet Helen Craik lived at Flimby Hall from 1792 until her death in 1825 and has a memorial in the parish church.
- Dick Huddart (born 1936), a professional rugby league player, was born in Flimby.
- The birth of John McKeown, the professional rugby league international, was registered in Flimby in 1926.
- "Maryport ward population 2011". Retrieved 17 June 2015.
- A Church Near You Retrieved 12 February 2016.
- My Primitive Methodist Ancestors Retrieved 25 February 2018.
- School site Retrieved 12 February 2016.
- Ofsted dashboard Retrieved 12 February 2016.
- News report Retrieved 12 February 2016.
- Club site Retrieved 12 February 2016.
- Engie Retrieved 12 February 2016.
- British Listed Buildings Retrieved 12 February 2016.
- Media related to Flimby at Wikimedia Commons
- Cumbria County History Trust: Flimby (nb: provisional research only - see Talk page)
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