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placename:- Milnthorpe
parish Milnthorpe parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s -- selected place
coordinates:- SD49758150
10Km square:- SD48
place code:- Mlnt

1Km square SD4981

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Milnthorpe -- Milnthorpe -- Cumbria / -- 6.5.2011
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Milnthorpe -- Milnthorpe -- Cumbria / -- Friday market. -- 3.7.2009

old map (vignette):- Burrow 1920s

Road strip maps with parts in Westmorland, Cumberland etc, now Cumbria, irregular scale about 1.5 miles to 1 inch, by E J Burrow and Co, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, 1920s.
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date:- 1920=1929
period:- 1920s

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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Milnthorpe
blocks, settlement

placename:- Milnthorpe
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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MILNTHORPE

placename:- Milnthorpe
county:- Westmoreland
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 17:-
...
MILNTHORPE
Is a small but well-built market-town, on the north side of the river Belo, near the estuary of the Kent. The place consists principally of one long street, at the east end of which are some elegant houses in open situations. Many improvements have been effected in it, the most conspicuous being an elegant chapel in the English style, consecrated by the present Bishop of Chester. It is in the parish of Heversham, a neat and pleasant village, about a mile further on. ...
Page 152:-
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MILNTHORPE, a small but well-built market-town, is situated on the north side of the Belo, and is the only sea-port in Westmorland, enjoying a share of the coast trade to Liverpool, Glasgow, and the intermediate ports; it is in the parish of Hever-
Page 153:-
[Hever]sham. ... Population, (with Heversham,) 1509; market-day, Friday; inn, Cross-Keys.

placename:- Milnthorpe
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.
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MILTHORP

placename:- Milthorp

old map:- Baker 1802

Perspective road map with sections in Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland through Kendal and Penrith ending at Carlisle, by J Baker, London 1802.
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Milthorp

placename:- Milthorp
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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Milthorpe
blocks, italic lowercase text, village, hamlet, locality

placename:- Milthorpe
county:- Westmorland
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 315-316
Milnthorpe

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

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 153:-
...
... "... at the mouth of the river Betham is Milthorp, ... the only seaport in the county, to which the commodities imported are brought from Grange in Lancashire. Here are two paper mills, as there was one near a century ago.

placename:- Milthorp
harbour
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.
MILLTHROP
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placename:- Millthrop
building/s; town
county:- Westmorland

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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Addendum; Mr Gray's Journal, 1769
Page 215:-
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After dinner I went along the Millthorp turnpike, ... I went on down to the forge, and saw the demons at work by the light of their own fires; the iron is brought in pigs to Millthorp, by sea, from Scotland, &c. and is here beat into bars and plates. ...

placename:- Millthorp
date:- 1769
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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MILTHORP
blocks on a street plan, labelled in block caps; settlement, market town?; there is an unexplained area marked E of the town centre

placename:- Milthorp
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Jefferys 1770

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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MILTHORP
blocks on a street plan, mill, market cross

placename:- Milthorp
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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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Milthorp or Milthrop
circle, tower

placename:- Milthorp
other name:- Milthrop
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland? in The Agreeable Historian by Samuel Simpson, printed by R Walker, Fleet Lane, London, 1746.
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Milthorp

placename:- Milthorp
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

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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Page 1025:-
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Milthorp, at the Mouth of the Can, is the only Sea-Port Town in the County, Commodities being brought hither in small Vessels from Grange in Lancashire.

placename:- Milthorp
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

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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Milthorp
Circle, building and tower.

placename:- Milthorp
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

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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Mylrthorpe
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Mylrthorpe
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Wmd)

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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Mylnthorpe
circle, tower

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

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Building, symbol for a hamlet, which may or may not have a nucleus.
Mylnthorpe

placename:- Mylnthorpe
county:- Westmorelandia
hamlet
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

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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Milnthrop
circle; village or hamlet

placename:- Milnthrop
locality:- Kendal Ward
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Hall 1820 (Wmd)

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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Millthorp / 255
circle, upright lowercase text; town; distance from London

placename:- Millthorp
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

market notes:- see:- Owen: 1792: New Book of Fairs

Market listed by Owen, 1792.
market town
date:- 1792

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button   Grisley Well, Milnthorpe
button   Harmony Hall, Milnthorpe
button   Hillside Cottage, Milnthorpe
button   house, Milnthorpe
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button   Market Cross, Milnthorpe
button   Memorial Reading Room, Milnthorpe
button   Milnthorpe Fire Station, Milnthorpe
button   Milnthorpe Methodist Church, Milnthorpe
button   Milnthorpe Mill, Milnthorpe
button   Milnthorpe Police Station, Milnthorpe
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button   Milnthorpe: Barclays Bank
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button   Milnthorpe: H and H Reed
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button   Park Side, Milnthorpe
button   Park View, Milnthorpe
button   pinfold, Milnthorpe
button   ring of bells, Milnthorpe
button   Rock Cottage, Milnthorpe
button   school, Milnthorpe
button   St Anthony's Tower, Milnthorpe
button   St Thomas, Milnthorpe
button   war memorial, Milnthorpe
button   workhouse, Milnthorpe

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