Little Broughton

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Little Broughton
Broughton High Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 425897.jpg
Broughton High Bridge
Little Broughton is located in Allerdale
Little Broughton
Little Broughton
Location in Allerdale, Cumbria
Little Broughton is located in Cumbria
Little Broughton
Little Broughton
Location within Cumbria
OS grid referenceNY076318
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCOCKERMOUTH
Postcode districtCA13
Dialling code01900
PoliceCumbria
FireCumbria
AmbulanceNorth West
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°40′23″N 3°25′55″W / 54.673°N 3.432°W / 54.673; -3.432Coordinates: 54°40′23″N 3°25′55″W / 54.673°N 3.432°W / 54.673; -3.432

Little Broughton is a village and former civil parish, now in the parish of Broughton, in the Allerdale district, in the county of Cumbria, England, located 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Cockermouth. In 1891 the parish had a population of 820.[1]

Governance[edit]

Little Broughton is part of the Workington constituency of the UK parliament. The current Member of Parliament is Mark Jenkinson, a member of the Conservative Party. Until the 2019 General Election the Labour Party had won the seat in every general election since 1979; the Conservative Party had previously only been elected once in Workington since the Second World War: this being in the 1976 Workington by-election.[2]

For the European Parliament residents in Little Broughton voted to elect MEP's for the North West England constituency..

For Local Government purposes it is in the Broughton St Bridget's electoral ward of Allerdale Borough Council. This ward stretches north to Bridekirk with a total population at the 2011 Census of 4,178.[3] Broughton is part of the Dearham and Broughton Ward of Cumbria County Council.

The village belongs to a Broughton Parish Council, which covers Great and Little Broughton.[4]

Little Broughton was formerly a township in Bridekirk parish,[5] from 1866 Little Broughton was a civil parish in its own right[6] until it was abolished on 1 October 1898 to form Broughton and Broughton Moor.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population statistics Little Broughton Tn/CP through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 30 December 2021.
  2. ^ "A vision of Britain website – general elections section". Retrieved 27 April 2012.
  3. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 16 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Broughton Parish Council". Archived from the original on 15 July 2019. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  5. ^ "History of Little Broughton, in Allerdale and Cumberland". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 30 December 2021.
  6. ^ "Relationships and changes Little Broughton Tn/CP through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 30 December 2021.
  7. ^ "Cockermouth Registration District". UKBMD. Retrieved 30 December 2021.

External links[edit]

Media related to Little Broughton at Wikimedia Commons