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placename:- Holker
other name:- Hoaker ?
parish Lower Holker parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- SD3677
10Km square:- SD37

1Km square SD3677

old map:- OS County Series (Lan 17 6)

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:- Holker
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

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.
thumbnail FD02SD37, button to large image

placename:- Holker
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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.
image OT02SD37, button   goto source.
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placename:- Holker

hearsay We have heard the name pronounced Holker and Hooker, both by local people, both claiming to be 'right'.

button   Hole of Ellel, Holker
button   Holker School, Holker
button   house, Holker
button   Lady Grey's Seat, Holker
button   Mackereth's Cottage, Holker
button   Park View Cottages, Holker
button   Rose Cottage, Holker
button   Shorthorn Farm, Holker
button   Upper Pear Tree Cottage, Holker
button   water trough, Holker

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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