FACTOID: CUMBRIC was spoken in Cumbria until the 11 century, OLD ENGLISH from the 7c, and NORSE in the 9–11c. Local place-names reflect all three languages: Celtic as in Culgaith back wood, Penrith head of the ford and Old English as in Broomfield broom-covered field, Norse as in Witherslack wooded valley, Haverthwaite clearing where oats were grown.
Flimby, is a village in the North-West of England situated in the county of Cumbria. It is 261 miles (420km) north west of London and 85 miles (137km) west of Sunderland, Cumberland, England. The village is in the Cockermouth district of Cumberland; on the coast, and nearly 2 miles (3.2km) South West of Maryport, 3 miles (4.8km) North of Workington and 7 miles (11.2km) North West of Cockermouth. So now you know... Check out the map below to find your bearings.