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placename:- Flookburgh
parish Lower Holker parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- SD36637582
10Km square:- SD37

1Km square SD3675

photograph

Flookburgh -- Lower Holker -- Cumbria / -- 4.3.2011

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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Flookborough
blocks, settlement

placename:- Flookborough
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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Flookboro

placename:- Flookboro
county:- Lancashire
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 156:-
...
Flookborough was anciently a market-town, by charter of Edward I.

placename:- Flookborough
date:- 1839
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 94:-
Flookborough is a village lying between the estuaries of the Kent and Leven: it has two comfortable inns fitted for the reception of persons making use of a medicinal spring near Humphrey Head, two miles distant. ...
date:- 1823
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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placename:- Flookborough

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 142:-
...
Cartmell ... The town is small and has very irregular streets lying in a vale surrounded by high hills. The market which the priory had at Flookborough adjoining is now removed to Cartmel.

placename:- Flookborough
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.
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placename:- Flookboro
building/s
county:- Lancashire

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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Page 31:-
... Pass through Flookburg [1], once a market-town, by charter granted to the prior of Cartmel, lord paramount, from King Edward I. ...
[1] Near this place is a noted spaw, called Holy-well, ...

placename:- Flookburg
person:- : Edward I
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

market notes:-
Customary Thursday market, recorded held by William Marshall, 1199. This market was given to the church, 1292.
Tuesday market granted by Henry IV to Thomas of Lancaster, 1412; confirmed 1663.
market town
person:- : Marshall, William
person:- : Henry IV
person:- : Lancaster, Thomas of
date:- 1199; 1292; 1412

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