Kirkoswald Chapel was built in1821 at a cost of £150. In 1851 it had 94 free and 94 other sittings. It was sold for conversion into cottages when the new chapel was built in 1871.
The National Archives HO129/565/3/23 Ecclesiastical Census
Cumbria Archives Service Carlisle DFCM1/2/82-97, Carlisle WM District property schedules, 1862-1877