Parsonby

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Parsonby
Parsonby is located in Cumbria
Parsonby
Parsonby
Location within Cumbria
OS grid referenceNY142388
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWIGTON
Postcode districtCA7
Dialling code016973
PoliceCumbria
FireCumbria
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°44′13″N 3°19′55″W / 54.737°N 3.332°W / 54.737; -3.332Coordinates: 54°44′13″N 3°19′55″W / 54.737°N 3.332°W / 54.737; -3.332

Parsonby is a hamlet in the Allerdale district of the English county of Cumbria.[1] It is located on the B5301 road, south of Aspatria.

Governance[edit]

Parsonby, is part of the Workington constituency of the UK parliament. The current Member of Parliament is Sue Hayman, a member of the Labour Party.[2] The Labour Party has won the seat in every general election since 1979; the Conservative Party has only been elected once in Workington since the Second World War: in the 1976 Workington by-election.[3]

For Local Government purposes it is in the Aspatria Ward of Allerdale Borough Council and the Bothel and Wharrels Ward of Cumbria County Council.

The village also has its own Parish Council jointly with nearby Plumbland; Plumbland Parish Council Parish Council.[4]

For the European Parliament residents in Parsonby vote to elect MEP's for the North West England constituency.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Cumbria Directory
  2. ^ "Allerdale Borough Council website". Archived from the original on 7 April 2012. Retrieved 4 April 2012.
  3. ^ "A vision of Britain website – general elections section". Retrieved 27 April 2012.
  4. ^ "Plumbland Parish Council".