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placename:- Foulney Island
parish Barrow-in-Furness borough, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- SD244630
10Km square:- SD26

1Km square SD2463


Foulney Island -- Barrow-in-Furness -- Cumbria / -- It's flat. -- 16.8.2008

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

old text:- Mackenzie 1776

Charts, and sailing directions, Nautical Descriptions of the West Coast of Great Britain, Bristol Channel to Cape Wrath, by Murdoch Mackenzie, published London, 1776.
Page 18:-
... ...
To sail into Piel-of-Foudray from the N.; take half-flood, and keep Black-comb Hill out by Walney (to avoid Helpsford Sand) till you take out a small ruinous house on Fowla Island by Haw's-end; ...

placename:- Fowla Island
date:- 1776
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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

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 136:-

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

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