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placename:- Winster, River river
parish Crosthwaite and Lyth parish, once in Westmorland
parish Upper Allithwaite parish, once in Lancashire
parish Cartmel Fell parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
river; boundary; county boundary; parish boundary
coordinates:- SD4285
10Km square:- SD48

1Km square SD4285

photograph

Winster, River -- Crosthwaite and Lyth and Upper Allithwaite etc -- Cumbria / -- From Strawberry Bank; after rain. -- SD410835 (about) -- 9.11.2005
photograph

Winster, River -- Crosthwaite and Lyth and Upper Allithwaite etc -- Cumbria / -- At Lobby Bridge. -- SD42288855 (at) -- 31.12.2005

text:- Mason 1907 (edn 1930)

Page 31:-
...
FURNESS is a bit of Lancashire ... The little Winster stream alone divides it from Westmoreland, ...
date:- 1907
period:- 1900s

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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wiggly line, river, and county boundary
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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Winster R.

placename:- Winster River
county:- Westmoreland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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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Winster R.
tapering wiggly line; river

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

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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river

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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tapering wiggly line; river; county boundary
county:- Lancashire
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 653-654
Cross the Winster River

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

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.
The stream marks the county boundary from the coast.
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river
county:- Westmorland
county:- Lancashire

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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Witherslack B.
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single or double wiggly line; river; county boundary

placename:- Witherslack Beck
county:- Westmorland
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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Winster R.
wiggly line, county boundary Westmorland Lancashire
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wiggly line, into the Kent Estuary, county boundary Westmorland Lancashire

placename:- Winster River
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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Winster R.
Wiggly line; boundary with Lancashire.

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

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.
The W. side of this County [Westmorland] is divided from Cumberland by Winander Meer, & the River Winster.

placename:- Winster, River
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

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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Winster R
tapering wiggly line; county boundary

placename:- Winster River
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

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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Winster flu
With the county boundary drawn alongside.

placename:- Winster Flu.
county:- Lancashire
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Seller 1694 (Wmd)

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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tapering wiggly line; river; county boundary
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1694
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Sanson 1679

Map, Ancien Royaume de Northumberland aujourdhuy Provinces de Nort, ie the Ancient Kingdom of Northumberland or the Northern Provinces, scale about miles to 1 inch, by Nicholas Sanson, Paris, France, 1679.
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tapering wiggly line; river, county boundary
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1679
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

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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Wynster fl.
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Double wiggly line tapering to single; county boundary.

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

poem:- Drayton 1612/1622 text

Poem, Polyolbion, by Michael Drayton, published 1612, part 2 with Cumbria published by John Marriott, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe, London, 1622.
page 161:-

placename:- Winster
date:- 1612; 1622
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s; 1620s

old map:- Drayton 1612/1622

Map, Cumberlande and Westmorlande, by Michael Drayton in part 2 of Polyolbion, probably engraved by William Hole; published by John Marriott, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe, London, 1622.
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Winster flu
Rive, naiad.

placename:- Winster Flu.
date:- 1622
period:- 17th century, early; 1620s

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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Wynster flud
double line; county boundary
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double line, into the Kent Estuary; county boundary

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

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Wynster flu:
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County boundary.

placename:- Wynster Flu.
county:- Westmorelandia
river
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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Winster R.
tapering wiggly line; river; county boundary

placename:- Winster River
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

hearsay John Wilkinson, iron master made the first iron boat, which was launched on the River Winster.


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