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placename:- Threlkeld
other name:- Threlkat
parish Threlkeld parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY322254
10Km square:- NY32

1Km square NY3225

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Threlkeld -- Threlkeld -- Cumbria / -- 1.10.2011
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Threlkeld -- Threlkeld -- Cumbria / -- 17.3.2008

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 70:-
... The village of Threlkeld will, by its name, remind the traveller of the good Lord Clifford, the story of
Page 71:-
whose boyhood is familiar to all readers of Wordsworth. That place is, indeed, the refuge where the boy passed his shepherd life; and there is a local tradition that, though he never learned to read or write, during the twenty-four years that he spent in keeping sheep, his astronomical knowledge was considerable, and so interesting to him that he improved it by study after he came to his estates. ...
person:- shepherd : Cliiford, Lord
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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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Threlkeld
blocks, settlement

placename:- Threlkeld
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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Threlkeld

placename:- Threlkeld
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 94:-
...
Four miles and a half from Keswick on the Penrith road, is Threlkeld, an irregular built village, on the south side of Blencathra, with a fine view up the vale of Wanthwaite; ...

placename:- Threlkeld
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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THRELKELD

placename:- Threlkeld

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 733-734
Threlkeld

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

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 56:-
...
Having crossed the bridge near the eleventh-mile post, we enter the manor of THRELKELD, part of the barony of Greystock; most of the inhabitants are freeholders, except a few below the church, which are arbitrary, under the Earl of Londsdale. ...

placename:- Threlkeld
person:- : Lonsdale, Earl of
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 60:-
...
We now arrived at the village of Threlkeld, a perpetual curacy under Greystock, now worth about L.25 per annum, and once in the possession of a clergyman, not inferior in point of oddity to any of those I have before described. This gentleman, by name Alexander Naughley, was a native of Scotland, but of what part I cannot learn. The cure in his time was very poor, only 8l. 16s.; but as he lived the life of a Diogenes, it was enough. His dress was mean, and even beggarly: he lived alone, without even a servant to do the meanest drudgery for him; his victuals he cooked himself, not very elegantly we may suppose; his bed was straw, with only two blankets. But with all these outward marks of a sloven, no man possessed a greater genius; his wit was ready, his satire keen and undaunted, and his learning extensive: add to this, that he was a facetious and agreeable companion, and though generally fond of the deepest retirement, would have unbended among company, and become the chief promoter of mirth. He had an excellent library, and at his death left behind him several manuscripts on various subjects, and of very great merit. These consisted of a treatise on algebra, conic sections, spherical trigonometry, and other mathematical pieces; he had written several poetical pieces, but most of these he destroyed before his death. His other productions would have shared the same fate, had they not been kept from him by a person to whom he had entrusted them: the state they were found in is scarcely less extraordinary; being wrote upon about sixty loose sheets, tied together with a shoe-maker's waxed thread.
Mr Naughley never was married; but having once some thoughts of entering into that state, he was rejected by the fair one to whom he paid his addresses. Enraged at this disappointment, and to prevent the fair sex from having any farther influence over him, he castrated himself! giving for his reason, "if thy right eye offend thee, &c." in consequence of this operation he grew prodigiously fat, and his voice, (naturally good,) improved much, and continued during his life. He died April 30th 1756, at the age of 76, having served this curacy forty-seven years.
Some anecdotes of him are so extraordinary, that I cannot forbear commiting them to the world. In one of his sermons, speaking about the seeking of honour, he com-

placename:- Threlkeld
person:- clergyman : Naughley, Mr
date:- 1787
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.
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placename:- Threlkeld
building/s
county:- Cumberland

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 202:-
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Oct. 2. I set out at ten for Keswick [from Penrith], ... passed through Penruddock and Threlkeld at the foot of Saddleback, ...
date:- 1769
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

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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Threlkeld
circle, tower

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

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

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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Threlkeld
Circle, building and tower.

placename:- Threlkeld
county:- Cumberland
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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Threlcot
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Threlcot
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Jenner 1643

Table of distances and map, Cumberland, now Cumbria, scale about 21 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Jenner, London, 1643.
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Threlcot
circle

placename:- Threlcot
date:- 1643
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

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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Threlcot
circle, building, tower

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

source:- Keer 1605

Map, Westmorlandia et Comberlandia, ie Westmorland and Cumberland now Cumbria, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, probably by Pieter van den Keere, or Peter Keer, about 1605; published about 1605 to 1676.
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Threlcot
dot, circle and tower; village

placename:- Threlcot
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Threlcot

placename:- Threlcot
county:- Cumberlandia
village
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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Threlkeld
circle; village or hamlet

placename:- Threlkeld
locality:- Leath Ward
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Hall 1820 (Cmd)

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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Threskeld
circle, italic lowercase text; settlement

placename:- Threskeld
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Badeslade 1742

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
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Threlkeld
circle, italic lowercase text; village, hamlet or locality

placename:- Threlkeld
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

old print:- Bogg 1898

Book, Lakeland and Ribblesdale, OR A Thousand Miles of Wandering along the Roman Wall, the Old Border Region, Lakeland, and Ribblesdale, by Edmund Bogg, publishd by Edmund Bogg, 3 Woodhouse Lane, and James Miles, Guildford Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, 1898.
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Print, engraving, The Shepherd Lord and Anne St John, near Threlkeld, Cumberland, by Gilbert Foster, published by Edmund Bogg, 3 Woodhouse Lane, and James Miles, Guildford Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, 1898.
Included on p.150 of Lakeland and Ribblesdale, by Edmund Bogg; an imaginative scene.
person:- shepherd : Cliiford, Lord
person:- : St John, Anne
date:-
period:- 19th century, late

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 228:-
THRELKELD.
Cockbain, M., farmer, Souterfell.
Collinson, Rev. Thos, incumbent of Threlkeld.
Crozier, John, Esq., Riddings.
Donaldson, John, Salutation Inn.
Greenhow, Thomas, yeoman.
Morley, Thomas, butcher and grocer.
Porter, Mrs., White Horse Inn
Taylor, Robert, farmer, Threlkeld Hall.
VALE OF LOWESWATER.- (Head Office:- Cockermouth.)
Atkinson, Rev. Jer., Parsonage.
Bell, Richard, yeoman, Latterhead.
Benson, Isaac, yeoman, Godferhead.
Beck, Joseph, blacksmith, Gillerthwaite.
Burueyat, Peter, yeoman, Latterhead.
Cuthbertson, John, farmer, Watergate.
Collinson, -, Esq., Oak Bank.
Dixon, Wm., yeoman, Waterend.
Fawcett, Jonathan, yeoman, Bar Yeat.
Ireland, Jane, landowner, Red Howe.
Johnston, Henry, tailor, Thackthwaite.
Norman, Lemuel, joiner, Muncaster House.
Pearson, Henry, farmer and innkeeper, Church Stile,
Pearson, Mrs., landowner, Low Park.
Proddow, Simeon, yeoman, Ardale Place.
Sancton, Thos., post-messenger, Old SchooL
Senhouse, Humphrey, gentleman, Low Park.
Simpson, Jonathan, farmer, Mill Hill.
Skelton, Miss, Foulsyke.
Topping, George, yeoman, Thackthwaite.
Tyson, William, yeoman, Thackthwaite.
Tyson, William, yeoman, Low Park.
Tyson, J., grocer, Gillerthwaite.
Tyson, Isaac, joiner, Gillerthwaite.
Vickers, Mrs., Kirkhead.
Wilkinson, John, farmer and innkeeper, Mire Syke.
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

photographs
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button to large Threlkeld -- Threlkeld -- Cumbria / -- Herdwick tups.

button   Blease, Threlkeld
button   Blencathra Field Studies Centre, Threlkeld
button   drain, Threlkeld
button   drain, Threlkeld (2)
button   High Row, Threlkeld
button   Horse and Farrier, Threlkeld
button   house, Threlkeld (3)
button   kennels, Threlkeld
button   milestone, Threlkeld (4)
button   pillbox, Threlkeld
button   Priest's Acre, Threlkeld
button   railway bridge, Threlkeld
button   Salutation Inn, Threlkeld
button   St Mary, Threlkeld
button   stop cock, Threkeld
button   stop cock, Threlkeld (2)
button   Stuart Terrace, Threlkeld
button   Threlkeld CofE Primary School, Threlkeld
button   Threlkeld Hall old, Threlkeld
button   Threlkeld Hall, Threlkeld
button   Threlkeld Place, Threlkeld
button   Threlkeld Public Room, Threlkeld
button   Threlkeld: Keswick Joiners
button   war memorial, Threlkeld
button   weathervane, Threlkeld

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