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placename:- Near Sawrey
parish Claife parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- SD37029563
10Km square:- SD39

1Km square SD3695


Near Sawrey -- Claife -- Cumbria / -- From the south. -- 16.9.2005

Near Sawrey -- Claife -- Cumbria / -- 23.1.2009

old map:- OS County Series (Lan 5 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:- Near Sawrey
other name:- Sawrey, Near
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 30:-
... a trace of the rebellion of 1745 in the name of a lane, called "Scotch Gate" (way.) It was here that the fearful Highlanders were looked for, on their march to Derby; and here they might have had all their own way if they had come; for Sawrey had no idea of showing fight. All the inhabitants, carrying all their valuables, hied away, and took refuge together in a solitary building which was called Cook's braw bog-house. And braw it must have been, to hold all the Sawreyans. ...
person:- : Scots
event:- rebellion : 1745 Rebellion
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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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placename:- Sowrey
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 OT02SD39, button   goto source.
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placename:- Sawrey

old map:- West 1784 map -- probably relevant

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.
image Ws02SD39, button   goto source.
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placename:- Sawrey
county:- Lancashire

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Win/Ble)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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circle and tower, village?

placename:- Sawrey
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

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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blocks, labelled in italic lowercase text; settlement, village?

placename:- Sawray
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 211:-
Arnold, James, Ferry Hotel
Aspland, T. Lindsey, Esq., artist, Sawrey Cottage.
Atkinson, R., hoop maker, Satter How.
Atkinson, John, Spout House.
Page 212:-
Carradus, Barrow, farmer, Spout Mire.
Carradus, M., farmer, Harrow Slack.
Clark, Thomas, farmer, Satter How.
Cowburn, Mrs., Chapel Cottage.
Cowpland, Mr., schoolmaster.
Creighton, Thomas, farmer, Fold
Dixon, J., grocer, Post Office.
Forrest Mrs. M., farmer, Briers.
Forrest John, yeoman, Low House.
Forrest Mrs. Henry, widow.
Garnett, Joseph, Esq., Howend Cottage.
Halstead, W., Esq., Mount Cottage.
Hartley, Richard, New Inn.
Hawkrigg, T., blacksmith.
Hawkrigg, Braithwaite, yeoman.
Hawkrigg, Hugh, yeoman, Castle
Herdson, William, butcher.
Huddart, J., seedsman, Waterloo Gardens.
Jackson, G., farmer, Eelhouse.
Ogden, Jonathan, H. Esq., (J.P.) Lakefield.
Preston, William, farmer, Hill Top.
Smith, William, hoop maker.
Smith, Elizabeth, grocer.
Stalker, John, grocer.
Stalker, Jonathan, beerhouse keeper.
Stalker, Jonathan, basket-maker
Stalker, W., boatman.
Taylor, Joseph, yeoman, Buckle Yeat.
Taylor, Thomas, shoemaker.
Taylor, John, joiner.
Towers, W., yeoman, Towerbank.
Towers, Mrs., Sawrey house.
Willan, Thos., spirit merchant.
Willison, Ann, schoolmistress.
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

tiny photograph, 
button to large Near Sawrey -- Claife -- Cumbria / -- Weathervane on Meadow Croft. -- 16.9.2005

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