|Askrigg, North Yorkshire|
|evidence:-||old text:- Brathwaite 1638
|source data:-||Poem, Drunken Barbaby's Four Journeys to the North of England,
by Richard Brathwaite, 1638, published 1716-1818 at least.
Page 103:- "..."
"Thence to Askrig, Market noted,"
"But no handsomeness about it;"
"Neither Magistrate nor Mayor"
"Ever were elected there:"
"Here poor People live by Knitting,"
"To their Trading, breeding fitting."
|evidence:-||old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd)
|source data:-||Map, uncoloured engraving, Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1
inch, printed by R Walker, Fleet Lane, London, 1746.
item:- Dove Cottage : 2007.38.59
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