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Thompson's Holme, Windermere lake
Thompson's Holme
Tommy Holme
site name:-   Windermere lake
civil parish:-   Windermere (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   island
coordinates:-   SD39149711
1Km square:-   SD3997
10Km square:-   SD39

BPD39.jpg  Called Tommy Holme by the boat's captain.
(taken 12.5.2008)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 32 11) 
placename:-  Thompson's Holme
source data:-   Maps, 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.

evidence:-   old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Win/Ble) 
placename:-  Thompson's Holm
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, An Accurate Map of the Grand Lake of Windermere, scale about 2 inches to 1 mile, by Peter Crosthwaite, Keswick, Cumberland, 1783, version published 1819.
"Thompson's holm"
item:-  Armitt Library : 2008.14.102
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evidence:-   old map:- West 1784 map
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, about 1784.
In Windermere Water. 
item:-  Armitt Library : A1221.1
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evidence:-   old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Windermere N) 
placename:-  Thompson Holm
source data:-   Map, A Map of the Northern Part of the Lake Winandermere and its Environs, scale about 6.5 ins to 1 mile, by James Clarke, engraved by Samuel John Neele, 352 Strand, published by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland and in London etc, 1787.
"Thompson holm"
item:-  private collection : 10.10
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evidence:-   old map:- Prior 1874 map 1
placename:-  Thompson's Holme
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving or lithograph? Winander Mere, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1874.
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"Thompson's Ho."
item:-  private collection : 133.1
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