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placename:- Cockermouth
parish Cockermouth parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s -- market town; selected place; twinned town
coordinates:- NY122306
10Km square:- NY13
place code:- Cckr

1Km square NY1230

photograph

Cockermouth -- Cockermouth -- Cumbria / -- Market Place. -- 27.5.2011

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 54 4)

OS County Series (Cmd 54 8)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Cockermouth
building/s
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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COCKERMOUTH
blocks, settlement

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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COCKERMOUTH

placename:- Cockermouth
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 81:-
...
COCKERMOUTH.
This is an ancient borough and market-town at the confluence of the Derwent and Cocker, which after flowing through Buttermere and Crummock,
Page 82:-
and through the vale of Lorton, loses its name in the elder, brother-stream. It is divided by the Cocker, the market-place, castle, and church, being on its eastern side. The two principal streets are spacious. ... Besides being well watered by these fine rivers [Derwent and Cocker], it is intersected by small rivulets, which is a great convenience to the manufacturers, who produce cotton checks, ginghams, and coarse woollen goods. The whole place is very prosperous; the markets and fairs are numerously attended and well supplied. The borough returns two members to Parliament, and is also the nomination place for the western division of the county under the Reform Act, and was anciently the place of election for the whole county.
The church or chapel of ease, is dedicated to All Saints, ... There are also
Page 83:-
alms-houses and charitable societies for different purposes; neither is that most useful of all wanting, a dispensary. The late Earl of Egremont, with his wonted munificence, presented the sum of £2000 to the inhabitants, to be disposed of for the benefit of the town. It has accordingly been applied in the erection of a convenient and handsome market-place.
The castle stands on a bold elevation, strong by nature, between the Derwent and the Cocker, ...
Page 84:-
... On the margin of the Derwent is a plain of considerable extent, in which is a public walk beautifully terminated by lofty cliffs, covered with trees - at the other by the ruins of the castle impending over the river, whose opposite banks are diversified by tillage. Indeed, the country round the town is pleasantly varied with hill and dale, wood and water. The Globe is the chief inn, and is most respectably conducted. The Sun and the Apple Tree inns may be mentioned.

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Cobbett 1832

Maps, Westmoreland and Cumberland, by William Cobbett, 11 Bolt Court, Fleet street, London, 1832.
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Cockermouth
dot and circle; town

placename:- Cockermouth
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1832
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Page 40:-
... the river Cocker, which falls into the Derwent at the town named, from this circumstance, Cockermouth. ...
...
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Page 137:-
Cockermouth is a good market town with 4536 inhabitants. It possesses an ancient castle, has a handsome bridge over the river Cocker, which runs through the town to join the Derwent; and the Globe is an inn furnished with every requisite accommodation for travellers.
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Perrot 1823

Map, Cumberland, Westmoreland, scale about 38 miles to 1 inch, by Aristide Michel Perrot, engraved by Migneret, 1823, published by Etienne Ledoux, 9 Rue Guenegaud, Paris, France, 1824; published 1824-48.
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Cockermouth
circle; town

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Hall 1820 (Cmd)

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 14.5 miles to 1 inch, by Sidney Hall, London, 1820, published by Samuel Leigh, 18 Strand, London, 1820-31.
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Cockermouth / 305
circle, upright lowercase text; town; two stars for MPs; distance from London

placename:- Cockermouth
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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COCKERMOUTH

placename:- Cockermouth

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Cockermouth / 308
blocks, upright lowercase text; town, distance from London

placename:- Cockermouth
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Cockermouth
blocks, upright lowercase text; town

placename:- Cockermouth
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802)

Road book, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, published by G and J Cary, 86 St James's Street, London, 1798-1828.
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page 317-318
Cockermouth / At Cockermouth, on r. a T.R. to Carlisle.
market town, post office
To Cockermouth, p.317 / At Cockermouth. on r. a T.R. to Carlisle
market town, post office, again
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page 319-320
To Cockermouth, p.317
market town, post office
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page 557-558
Cockermouth / At Cockermouth, on l. a T.R. to Keswick.
market town, post office
INNS. ... Cockermouth, Globe, Sun. ...

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old text:- Camden 1789

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 170:-
...
... the Derwent ... the Cokar. These two rivers at their confluence almost surround Cokarmouth, a plentiful market town and castle of the earls of Northumberland. The town is handsomely built, but stands low between two hills, on one of which is the church, and on the other overagainst it the strong castle, ...

placename:- Cokarmouth
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 183:-
"Cokermuth, a market town, standing on the west side of Darwent, four or five miles from the se shore and 20 from Carluel." It is a large borough town with broad streets, washed by the Derwent, and divided by the Cocker, at whose mouth it stands; the inhabitants amount to 3 or 4000; the manufactory is shalloons, worsted stockings and hats. ... The town gives title of viscount to the earl of Egremont, ...

placename:- Cokermuth
person:- : Egremont, Earl of
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
COCKERMOUTH
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placename:- Cockermouth
building/s; town
county:- Cumberland

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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Mrs Radcliffe's Ride over Skiddaw, 1794
Page 307:-
...
[on Skiddaw] ... and Cockermouth seemed almost under the eye. ...
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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Cockermouth Mar. Mon.
blocks, street plan, two crosses potent for charity schools, town, market

placename:- Cockermouth
market town
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Mackenzie 1760s

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COCKERMOUTH

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Bickham 1753-54 (Cmd)

Maps, A Map of Westmorland, 1753, and A Map of Cumberland, 1754, by George Bickham, published 1750s-96.
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Cockermouth
view (sort of)

placename:- Cockermouth
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1753=1754
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

old map:- Smith 1751

Map of the Black Lead Mines in Cumberland, and area, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, by George Smith, published in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1751.
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COCKERMOUTH
blocks on streest; town

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1751
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

descriptive text:- Simpson 1746

The three volumes of maps and descriptive text published as 'The Agreeable Historian, or the Compleat English Traveller ...', by Samuel Simpson, 1746.
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...
Cockermouth, almost surrounded by the meeting of the Rivers Derwent and Cocker, is a good trading Market Town, with a Castle, formerly belonging to the Earls of Northumberland, and is 226 Miles computed from London, and 288 measured. The Duke of Somerset, is, at present, chief Lord of Cockermouth, in Right of his late Duchess, the only Heiress of the ancient Family of the Piercys, Earls of Northumberland. It is neatly built, but of a low Situation between two Hills, upon one of which is the Church, and upon the other, which seems to be artificially raised on Purpose, stands the Castle, very strong of itself, but more by its advantageous Situation.
This Town was anciently an Hamlet to Bridgeham. which stands about a Mile off, and had then only a Chapel for the Worship of God; but now it is a Parish, and hath had a Church of its own, dedicated to St. Michael, ... The Houses in the Town are built with Stone, and slated, except some few, and are ranged into two Streets, the one above the River Cocker, in which are the Moot-Hall and Market-House, which is used chiefly for Corn, and the other below, in which is the Beast-Market. The Market is kept on Mondays; and the Fairs are annually on September 29, and Whit-Monday.
This Borough is no Corporation; its chief Magistrate is a Bailiff, chosen annually by a Jury of 16 Burghers, at the Duke of Somerset's Courts. He is Returning Officer of the Members of Parliament, who are elected by
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the Inhabitants at large, in Number about 300, tho' the Houses are not above 240, some of them containing several Families.

placename:- Cockermouth
person:- : Piercy Family
person:- : Somerset, Duke of
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Badeslade 1742

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
Cockermouth sends 2 Members [to Parliament], Market Monday, Fair September 29.

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Badeslade 1742

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
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Cockermouth
circle, tower/s, upright lowercase text; town, and two stars

placename:- Cockermouth
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

descriptive text:- Defoe 1724-26

Travel book, Tour through England and Wales, by Daniel Defoe, published in parts, London, 1724-26.
About ten miles from Whitehaven north east, lies Cockermouth, upon the little River Cocker, just where it falls into the Derwent. ...
...
Cockermouth stands upon the River Derwent, about twelve miles from the sea, but more by the windings of the river, yet vessels of good burthen may come up to it. The Duke of Somerset is chief lord of this town, in right of his lady, the only heiress of the ancient family of the Piercy's, Earls of Northumberland, and which the duke of Somerset now enjoys in right of marriage.

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1724=1726
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

descriptive text:- Bowen 1720 (plate 261)

Road book, Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv'd, including road strip maps with sections in Westmorland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, derived from maps by Ogilby, 1675, and a county map of Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, with text by John Owen, published by Emanuel Bowen, London, 1720; published 1720-64.
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Cockermouth. Is an ancient Boro[ ]. probably so called by its Ld. Will. Meschines, Ld. of Copeland (Brother of Ranulph E: of Chester) on whom it was bestowed by ye Conqueror. The Honor was afterwds. successively possessed by ye Lucys, Multons, Umframvils & Piercy's E: of Northumberland, wch last remained Ld. of it till ye death of Iosceline Piercy, ye 11th. & last E: of that Illustrious Family, May ye 21st. 1670 [o.] Upon failure of his Issue Male it came to his Grace ye present D. of Somerset, by Marriage of Eliz. Lady Piercy (Relict of Henry Cavendish E. of Ogle) sole Daughter and Heir of ye aforesaid E. of Northumberland. This Borough (for 'tis no Corporation) is govern'd by a Bayliff, chosen yearly by a Jury of 16 Burghers at ye D. of Somerset's Court. It sent Burgesses to Parl. so early as 23d. K. Ed. 1st which it afterwds. omitted, till by order of Parl. Decr. 4th. 1640. This Borough, together with Oakhampton, Honiton, Ashburton, Malton, had that privilege restored, & has ever since carefully preserved it by a constant return of Membs. who are elected by the Inhabitants at large in Number about 300 & returned by the said Bayliff. The Market here is on Mond. & Fair Septr. [2]0th. The Castle is mostly ruinous except that part where ye D. of Somersets Auditor keeps his Courts twice a year, & an apartment over ye Gates where is a large Dining Room, with other Chambers. Tho' his Grace has built a very convenient New House &c for his Bayliffs residence.

placename:- Cockermouth
person:- : Meschines, William
person:- : Lucy Family
person:- : Multon Family
person:- : Umframvil Family
person:- : Piercy Family
person:- : Somerset, Duke of
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

old map:- Morden 1695 (EW)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Cockermouth
circle; village or town

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Cockermouth
Circle, buildings, towers.

placename:- Cockermouth
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Seller 1694 (Cmd)

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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Cokermouth
circle, upright lowercase text; town

placename:- Cokermouth
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1694
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Sanson 1679

Map, Ancien Royaume de Northumberland aujourdhuy Provinces de Nort, ie the Ancient Kingdom of Northumberland or the Northern Provinces, scale about miles to 1 inch, by Nicholas Sanson, Paris, France, 1679.
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Cokermouth
circle, buildings and towers; town

placename:- Cokermouth
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1679
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 96)

Ogilby 1675 (plate 96)

Ogilby 1675 (plate 96)

Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 29, Cumberland.
Turning left:-
to Cockermouth ye worst way
Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 43, Cumberland.
Cockermouth
street of houses on each side of the road, the castle on the right, and the River Cocker flowing under the road to the River Derwent.
Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 14, Cumberland.
Cockermouth
street of houses at right angles to the road, and a castle, the street to the right crossing the River Cocker, the road crosses the Derwent beyond the town.

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old map:- Jansson 1646

Map, Cumbria et Westmoria, or Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646; published 1646-1724.
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Cokermouth
Buildings and towers, suggestion of a wall, notice ?fence palings; upright lowercase text; market town.

placename:- Cokermouth
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Jenner 1643

Table of distances and map, Cumberland, now Cumbria, scale about 21 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Jenner, London, 1643.
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Cokermouth
circle

placename:- Cokermouth
date:- 1643
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

table of distances:- Simons 1635

Table of distances and map of Westmorland, engraved by Jacob van Langeren, published by Mathew Simons, London, 1635-36.
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Cockermouth SW
and tabulated distances; C on thumbnail map

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1635
period:- 17th century, early; 1630s

poem:- Drayton 1612/1622 text

Poem, Polyolbion, by Michael Drayton, published 1612, part 2 with Cumbria published by John Marriott, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe, London, 1622.
page 165:-

placename:- Cokermouth
date:- 1612; 1622
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s; 1620s

old map:- Drayton 1612/1622

Map, Cumberlande and Westmorlande, by Michael Drayton in part 2 of Polyolbion, probably engraved by William Hole; published by John Marriott, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe, London, 1622.
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Cockermouth
Lady with 'town' headress; r inserted as a correction.

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1622
period:- 17th century, early; 1620s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cum/EW)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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Cokermouth
dot, circle, and tower

placename:- Cokermouth
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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Cokermouth
circle, buildings, towers

placename:- Cokermouth
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

source:- Keer 1605

Map, Westmorlandia et Comberlandia, ie Westmorland and Cumberland now Cumbria, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, probably by Pieter van den Keere, or Peter Keer, about 1605; published about 1605 to 1676.
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Cokermouth
dot, two circle, tower, tinted red; town

placename:- Cokermouth
county:- Cumberland

source:- Lloyd 1573

Map, Angliae Regni, Kingdom of England, with Wales, scale about 24 miles to 1 inch, authored by Humphrey Lloyd, Denbigh, Clwyd, drawn and engraved by Abraham Ortelius, Netherlands, 1573.
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Cokermouth

placename:- Cokermouth
date:- 1573
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

descriptive text:- Myddylton 1544

Book, Cronycle of Yeres, including an early table of highways, published by Wyllyam Myddylton, at the sign of the George, Fleet Street, London, 1544.
And also the wayes leadynge to the / most notable places: and the dy- / staunce betwyxte the / same / Anno. 1544
Here foloweth the waye fro~ Coker / mouth to lancastre, and so to London. / From Cokermouth to Kyswike. vi myle. / from Kyswike to Grosener. viii. myle. / from Grosener to Kendale. xiiii. myle. / from Kendale to Burton. vii. myle. / from Burton to Lancastre. viii. myle. / ...

placename:- Cokermouth
date:- 1544
period:- 16th century, early; 1540s

old map:- Gough 1350s-60s

Reproduction of the Gough Map of Great Britain, reduced size, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, 1875; and a full size line reproduction, with added transcriptions of placenames, 1935.
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placename:- Cokermouth
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Buildings and towers, symbol for a town.
COKERMOUTH

placename:- Cokermouth
county:- Cumberlandia
town
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old itinerary:- Tinsley 1877 (Roads/Cum)

Road book, British High Roads, published in four parts by Tinsley Brothers, 8 Catherine Street, Strand, London, 1877.
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Itinerary, route 7, London to Whitehaven via the Lake Districts, including from Settle, Lancashire; through Kirkby Lonsdale, Kendal, Ambleside, Westmorland; then Keswick, Cockermouth to Whitehaven, Cumberland, published by Tinsley Bros, 8 Catherine Street, Strand, London, 1877.
pp.71-91 in British High Roads, North and North Eastern Routes; pp.84-91.
printed at p.71:-
... / ROUTE VII. - LONDON to WHTEHAVEN via THE LAKE / DISTRICTS. (See Maps 65 to 80.) / Hitchin (as per Route I.) 34, Shefford 41, Bedford 50, Higham-Ferrers, / 64 3/4, Kettering 74 1/2, Rockingham 83 1/4, Uppingham 88 3/4, Oakham, / 94 3/4, Melton Mowbray 104 3/4, Nottingham 123 1/4, Rotherham 159 1/4, / Barnsley 171 3/4, Huddersfield 188 3/4, Halifax 196 3/4, Keighley 2083/4, / Skipton 218 3/4, Settle 234 3/4, Kirkby Lonsdale 252 1/2, Kendal 264 1/2, / Ambleside 278 1/2, Keswick 293 1/2, Cockermouth 305 1/2, Whitehaven / 319 1/2. / ...

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1877
period:- 19th century, late

old strip map (pp.79-80):- Tinsley 1877 (Roads/Cum)

Road book, British High Roads, published in four parts by Tinsley Brothers, 8 Catherine Street, Strand, London, 1877.
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Strip map, road map, part of London to Whitehaven, including from before Keswick through Cockermouth to Whitehaven, Cumberland, published by Tinsley Bros, 8 Catherine Street, Strand, London, 1877.
Map pp.79-80 in British High Roads, North and North Eastern Routes.
printed at top:-
BRITISH HIGH ROADS / 79 LONDON TO WHITEHAVEN. 80

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1877
period:- 19th century, late

source:- Ogilby 1699 (edn 1712)

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page 179
Distances from Kendal
... at 43'4 enter Cockermouth, on Derwen and Coker flv. a Place of good Account, with a fair Ch. and strong Castle. As a Borough-Town it elects Parl. Men, and has a Mt.on Mond. with 2 Fairs.

placename:- Cockermouth
person:- local authority
date:- 1699
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Cooper 1808

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by H Cooper, 1808, published by G and W B Whittaker, 13 Ave Maria Lane, London, 1824.
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Cockermouth
circle with two side bars; town

placename:- Cockermouth
locality:- Allerdale above Derwent Ward
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Dawson 1830s

Maps, two, hand coloured lithograph, Carlisle, scales about 1 inch to 1 mile and 3 inches to 1 mile, by Captain Robert K Dawson, 1830s?
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placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1832
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

market notes:- see:- Palmer's Index No.93:: Public Record Office

see:- Owen: 1792: New Book of Fairs

see:- Bowen, Emanuel & Kitchin, Thomas: 1760: New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland

Saturday market to be held at the manor, granted by Henry III to William count of Aumale, 19 May 1221, until the king came of age. This became a Monday market, granted by Henry III to William de Forz, Earl of Aumale, 3 September 1227; listed in the Calendar of Charter Rolls.
Letters patent for a market at Cokermue or Cokermuth, 5 Hen 3, 1220-21, and 6 Hen 3, 1221-22, and 11 Hen 3, 1226-27, in Palmer's Index No.93 at Public Record Office.
Market day Monday given on Bowen and Kitchin's map, 1760.
Market listed by Owen, 1792.

other name:- Cokermue
other name:- Cokermuth
market town
person:- : Henry III
person:- : Forz, William de; Aumale, Earl of
date:- 1221; 1222; 1227; 1792; 1760

old print:- Rose 1832-35 (vol.1 no.4)

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Cockermouth, Cumberland, drawn by Thomas Allom, engraved by R Sands, published by Fisher, Son and Co, London, 1832-35.
vol.1 pl.4 in the set of prints, Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
T. Allom. / R. Sands. / COCKERMOUTH. / FISHER, SON & CO. LONDON, 1832.

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1832=1835
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Sylvan 1847

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Print, engraving, Cockermouth, Cumberland, published by John Johnstone, Paternoster Row, London, et al, 1847.
On p.224 of Sylvan's Pictorial Guide to the English Lakes.
printed at bottom:-
COCKERMOUTH.

placename:- Cockermouth
date:- 1847
period:- 19th century, early

hearsay The market bell, the Butter Bell, hangs in Market Place on the corner of a shop. The market charter was granted 1221.

hearsay Fearon Fallows was born, son of a weaver, in the house next to William Wordsworth's home, 1788. He was later a teacher at Plumbland. He excelled at algebra, went to St Johns College, Cambridge and was later a lecturer in Mathematics at Corpus Christi College. He sailed for Cape Town, 1821, to set up an observatory.

button   All Saints Rooms, Cockermouth
button   All Saints, Cockermouth
button   Anfield, Cockermouth
button   Apple Tree Inn, Cockermouth
button   Beehive, Cockermouth
button   Bitter End, Cockermouth
button   Black Bull, Cockermouth
button   bollard, Cockermouth
button   bollard, Cockermouth (2)
button   Brown Cow, Cockermouth
button   Bush, Cockermouth
button   Castle Brewery, Cockermouth
button   Castlegate House, Cockermouth
button   chapel, Cockermouth
button   chapel, Cockermouth (2)
button   Christchurch, Cockermouth
button   Cock and Bull, Cockermouth
button   Cocker Bridge, Cockermouth
button   Cockermouth Castle, Cockermouth
button   Cockermouth Cemetery, Cockermouth
button   Cockermouth Fire Station, Cockermouth
button   Cockermouth Goods Junction, Brigham
button   Cockermouth Library, Cockermouth
button   Cockermouth Moor, Cockermouth
button   Cockermouth Motor Museum, Cockermouth
button   Cockermouth Police Station, Cockermouth
button   Cockermouth Station, Cockermouth
button   Cockermouth Station, Cockermouth (2)
button   Cockermouth: Allison
button   Cockermouth: Banks
button   Cockermouth: Barclays Bank
button   Cockermouth: Bitter Beck Pottery
button   Cockermouth: Castlegate
button   Cockermouth: Castlegate, 1 and 3
button   Cockermouth: Castlegate, 2 and 4
button   Cockermouth: Castlegate, 5 and 7
button   Cockermouth: Castlegate, 6
button   Cockermouth: Castlegate, 8
button   Cockermouth: Castlegate, 9
button   Cockermouth: Castlegate, 10
button   Cockermouth: Castlegate, 11 and 13
button   Cockermouth: CG's Curiosity Shop
button   Cockermouth: Cockermouth Antiques
button   Cockermouth: Crown Street
button   Cockermouth: Crown Street, 2
button   Cockermouth: Elliot and Black
button   Cockermouth: Fern Bank
button   Cockermouth: Gote Road
button   Cockermouth: Gote Road, 5 to 9
button   Cockermouth: Gote Road, 10
button   Cockermouth: Gote Road, 11 to 19
button   Cockermouth: Gote Road, 21
button   Cockermouth: Gote Road, 23 to 27
button   Cockermouth: Heals
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate, 13
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate, 17 to 25
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate, 27 to 31
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate, 33 and 35
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate, 36 and 38
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate, 37 and 39
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate, 41 and 43
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate, 45 and 47
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate, 46 to 50
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate, 47 to 51
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate, 53 and 55
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate, 68 and 70
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate, 72 and 74
button   Cockermouth: Kirkgate, 78 to 86
button   Cockermouth: Main Street
button   Cockermouth: Main Street, 4
button   Cockermouth: Main Street, 12 and 14
button   Cockermouth: Main Street, 16 to 22
button   Cockermouth: Main Street, 24 to 28
button   Cockermouth: Main Street, 29 to 35
button   Cockermouth: Main Street, 45 and 47
button   Cockermouth: Main Street, 49 and 51
button   Cockermouth: Main Street, 52 to 56
button   Cockermouth: Main Street, 65 to 69
button   Cockermouth: Main Street, 72 to 82
button   Cockermouth: Main Street, 85
button   Cockermouth: Market Place
button   Cockermouth: Market Place, 3 to 7
button   Cockermouth: Market Place, 4 and 6
button   Cockermouth: Market Place, 9
button   Cockermouth: Market Place, 30
button   Cockermouth: Market Place, 33 and 35
button   Cockermouth: Market Place, 40 to 46
button   Cockermouth: National Westminster Bank
button   Cockermouth: New Street
button   Cockermouth: New Street, 2 to 4
button   Cockermouth: South Street, 24 to 28
button   Cockermouth: Spital Ing Lane
button   Cockermouth: St Helens Street
button   Cockermouth: St Helens Street, 5
button   Cockermouth: St Helens Street, 9
button   Cockermouth: St Helens Street, 10 and 12
button   Cockermouth: St Helens Street, 26 to 34
button   Cockermouth: Station Street
button   Congregational Sunday School, Cockermouth
button   Cumberland Toy and Model Museum, Cockermouth
button   Derwent Bridge, Cockermouth
button   Derwent Mills, Cockermouth
button   Double Mills, Cockermouth
button   drinking fountain, Cockermouth
button   engine shed, Cockermouth
button   Fletcher Christian, Cockermouth
button   Globe Hotel, Cockermouth
button   Goat Well, Cockermouth
button   Goat, Cockermouth
button   Goatmill House, Cockermouth
button   Harris Bridge, Cockermouth
button   Harris Park, Cockermouth
button   High Gote Mill, Cockermouth
button   house, Cockermouth
button   house, Cockermouth (2)
button   Hunters, Cockermouth
button   Kingfisher, Cockermouth
button   Kirkgate Turnpike, Cockermouth
button   Manor House Hotel, Cockermouth
button   meeting house, Cockermouth
button   Memorial Gardens, Cockermouth
button   memorial, Cockermouth
button   milestone, Cockermouth
button   Moot Hall, Cockermouth
button   mountain rescue, Cockermouth
button   Old Pump House, Cockermouth
button   Percy House, Cockermouth
button   Printing House Museum, Cockermouth
button   ring of bells, Cockermouth
button   road, Kendal to Cockermouth
button   Rubbybanks Mill, Cockermouth
button   school, Cockermouth
button   South Lodge, Cockermouth
button   St Helen's Tannery, Cockermouth
button   St Leonard's Hospice, Cockermouth
button   Sun Inn, Cockermouth
button   sundial, Cockermouth
button   sundial, Cockermouth (2)
button   Swan Inn, Cockermouth
button   Tithe Barn, Cockermouth
button   trig point, NY1236530639
button   Tute Hill, Cockermouth
button   war memorial, Cockermouth
button   Waterloo Bridge, Cockermouth
button   Wharton's Mill, Cockermouth
button   windmill, Cockermouth
button   windmill, Cockermouth (2)
button   Wordsworth Hotel, Cockermouth
button   Wordsworth House, Cockermouth
button   Wordsworth Memorial, Cockermouth
button   workhouse, Cockermouth
button   Wyndham House, Cockermouth

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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