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placename:- Beckermet
parish St John Beckermet parish, once in Cumberland
parish St Bridget Beckermet parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY0106
10Km square:- NY00

1Km square NY0106

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 72)

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.
The vilage either side of Kirk Beck is named differently:-
St. John Beckermet. / St. Bridget Beckermet.

placename:- St John Beckermet
placename:- St Bridget Beckermet
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

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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Beckermet

placename:- Beckermet
county:- Cumberland
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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placename:- Beckermont

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Beckermont
blocks, italic lowercase text, village, hamlet, locality

placename:- Beckermont
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

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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St. Johns Beckermee
circle, tower
St. Brides
circle, tower?

placename:- St Johns Beckermee
placename:- St Brides
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Seller 1694 (Cmd)

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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Bekermand
circle, italic lowercase text; settlement or house

placename:- Bekermand
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1694
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

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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St. Johns Bekarmond
circle, building, tower

placename:- St John's Bekarmond
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

Two places are marked and labelled, taken to be parts of Beckermet, either side of the river.
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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Sct Johns Beckarmond
St brides

placename:- St Johns Beckarmond
county:- Cumberlandia
village
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old print:- Linton 1852

Guide book, A Handbook of the Whitehaven and Furness Railway, guide to the Lake District etc, by John Linton, published by Whittaker and Co, London, etc, 1852.
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Print, engraving, Beckermont from the School Green, St John Beckermet, Cumberland, drawn by R Shepherd, engraved by W H Lizars, Edinburgh, published by Whittaker and Co, London, and by R Gibson and Son and by Callander and Dixon, Whitehaven, Cumberland, 1852.
Tipped in opposite p.40 of A Handbook of the Whitehaven and Furness Railway, by John Linton.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
R. Shepherd delt. / W. H. Lizars sculpt. / BECKERMONT. / from the School Green.

placename:- Beckermont
date:- 1852
period:- 19th century, late

button   Beckermet Reading Room, Beckermet
button   Beckermet Station, Beckermet
button   bridge, Beckermet
button   Coney Garth, Beckermet
button   Midtown Farmhouse, Beckermet
button   railway bridge, Beckermet
button   railway bridge, Beckermet (2)
button   railway viaduct, Beckermet
button   Royal Oak, Beckermet
button   school, Beckermet
button   St Bridget, Beckermet
button   St Bridget, Ponsonby
button   St John, Beckermet
button   White Mare, Beckermet

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