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placename:- Beech Hill
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
locality:- Longsleddale
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY50060278
10Km square:- NY50

1Km square NY5002

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Beech Hill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 24.9.2010
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Beech Hill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 24.9.2010

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 27 11,12)

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.
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Beech Hill

placename:- Beech Hill
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

source:- OS 1881-82 New Series (outline edition)

Maps, parts of Westmorland, Cumberland, etc now Cumbria, New Series 1 inch maps of England, published by the Ordnance Survey, London, 1881-82; sheets 7, 11, 12, 16..19, 22..25, 28..31, 37..40, 47..50, 58.
Beech Hill

placename:- Beech Hill
date:- 1881=1882
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

tithe schedule:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

Beware/ The schedule is arranged by Person; interpretting it by Place is not a certain procedure.
Schedule, each row gives:-
Field no. / Tenant's name / Close ie Field name / Type of culture / Area, acres
Owned by Robert Mattinson Robert, tenanted by himself; Beech Hill.
/ / Mattinson Robert
/ 145 / Himself / Low Holme / Mea / 4 675
/ 146 / Do / High Holme / Mea / 2 740
/ 147 / Do / Croft / Ar & Mea / 4 025
/ 148 / Do / Bank / Pas / 9 095
/ 149 / Do / Far Spring / Pas / 2 645
/ 150 / Do / Spring Wood / / 12 480
/ 151 / Do / Stony Earth / Pas / 1 080
/ 152 / Do / High Pasture / Pas / 4 240
/ 153 / Do / Low Pasture / Pas / 13 655
/ 154 / Do / Orchard / / 0 060
/ 155 / Do / Build &c at Beech Hill / / 0 365
/ 156 / Do / Plantation / / 0 185
/ 157 / Do / Waste / Pas / 0 060
/ 158 / Do / Barn Field / Pas / 2 280
/ 159 / Do / Barn Field Plantation / / 1 400
/ 160 / Do / Brandale / Mea / 2 025
/ 161 / Do / Rye Garth in 4 dales / Ar & Mea / 1 400
/ 162 / Do / Chapel Field / Mea / 3 575
/ 163 / Do / Chapel Field Wood / / 0 195
/ 164 / Do / Cross Dales / Pas / 2 555
/ 165 / Do / Horse Close / Pas / 1 850
/ 166 / Do / Little Field / Pas / 1 080
/ 275 / 28/253 or Do 14 Gaits on / Sleddale Forest / Pas / 109 930
/ 276 / Do / New Close / Ar / 1 520
/ 277 / Do / Chapel House Homestead &c / / 0 180
/ 278 / Do / Plantation / / 0 235
/ 279 / Do / Great Field / Mea / 4 330
/ 280 / Do / Plantation / / 0 165
/ 281 / Do / Low Walls / Pas / 3 250
/ 282 / Do / High Walls / Ar. / 4 445
/ 283 / Do / Brackenrigg / Mea / 3 110
/ 284 / Do / Broom / Pas & Wood / 17 205
/ 285 / Do / Capplebarrow / Pas & Wood / 47 015
/ / / / / [total] 263 050

placename:- Beech Hill
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

source:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

Area 263.050 acres
Mattinson Robert / Himself / Beech Hill / 263 050 263 + 8 / ...

placename:- Beech Hill
person:- : Mattinson, Robert
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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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Bitch Hill
circle, labelled in italic lowercase text; settlement, farm, house, or hamlet?

placename:- Bitch Hill
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

source:- EPNS Westmorland 1967


placename:- Bitchell -- 1692
placename:- Bitch Hill -- 1699

old map:- Hodgson 1828

Map, 4 sheets, Westmorland, by T Hodgson, scale about 1 1/4 inches to 1 mile, engraved by W R Gardner, ?published by C Smith, 1828.
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placename:- Beech Hill
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

census returns:- Census 1891

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
William Miles / Head / M / 63 / / Farmer /
Elizabeth Miles / Wife / M / / 57 / -ditto- wife /
Dinah Ann Miles / Daughter / Unmarried / / 26 / -ditto- daughter /
Margaret Miles / Daughter / Unmarried / / 23 / -ditto- /
John Miles / Son / Unmarried / 22 / / -ditto- son /
Adam Miles / Son / Unmarried / 20 / / -ditto- /
Annie Miles / Daughter / Unmarried / / 19 / -ditto- daughter /
date:- 1891
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

census returns:- Census 1881

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
William Miles / Head / M / 50 / / Farmer of 210 acres / Strickland Roger
Elizabeth Miles / Wife / M / / 46 / / Whinfell
Dinah Ann Miles / Daughter / Unmarried / / 16 / Farmers daughter / Whinfell
John Miles / Son / / 12 / / Scholar / Fawcett Forest
Adam Miles / Son / / 10 / / Scholar / Fawcett Forest
Annie Miles / Daughter / / / 9 / Scholar / Fawcett Forest
date:- 1881
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

census returns:- Census 1871

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Leonard Cragg / Head / M / 59 / / Agricultural labourer / York.dales Dent
Jane Cragg / Wife / M / / 57 / / Longsleddale
John Cragg / Son / Unmarried / 27 / / / Cartmell Fell
Leonard Cragg / Son / Unmarried / 25 / / / Cartmell Fell
Mary Ann Cragg / Daughter / Unmarried / / 18 / / Longsleddale
date:- 1871
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

census returns:- Census 1861

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
James Horsfall / Head / Widower / 79 / / Farmer of 363 acres / Over Staveley
Leonard Cragg / Son-in-law / M / 49 / / Husbandman / Dent, Yorkshire
Jane Cragg / Daughter / M / / 46 / / -ditto- wife / Longsleddale
Jane Cragg / Granddaughter / Unmarried / / 21 / / Longsleddale
John Cragg / Grandson / Unmarried / 17 / / / Longsleddale
Leonard Cragg / Grandson / Unmarried / 15 / / / Longsleddale
Sarah Cragg / Granddaughter / / / 11 / / Longsleddale
M A Cragg / Granddaughter / / / 8 / Scholar / Longsleddale
A Elizabeth / Granddaughter / / / 2 / / Longsleddale
date:- 1861
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

census returns:- Census 1851

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
James Horsfall / Head / Widower / 69 / / Farmer of 80 acres / / Kendal
Margaret Cragg / Granddaughter / Unmarried / / 15 / Housekeeper / / Kendal
James Cragg / Grandson / Unmarried / 13 / / Grandson / Kendal
Mary Horsfall / Granddaughter / Unmarried / / 13 / Scholar / Kendal
Thomas Walker / Servant / Unmarried / 29 / / Servantman / Kendal
date:- 1851
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

census returns:- Census 1841

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
James Horsfall / Head / / 60 / / Farmer /
Mary Horsfall / / / / 65 / /
James Horsfall / / / 20 / / /
Edmund Kitchen / / / 65 / / Agricultural labourer /
Rachel Thompson / / / / 14 / Female servant /
Margaret Cragg / / / / 5 / Lodger /
date:- 1841
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

shepherds guide:- Wilson 1913

Wilson's New Shepherds' Guide, by Thomas Wilson, Keswick, Cumberland, 1913.
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William Stott, Beech Hill; punch holed near ear, black pop on far hock, W S on horn.

placename:- Beech Hill
person:- : Stott, William
date:- 1913
period:- 1910s

shepherds guide:- Gate 1879

Gate's Shepherd's Guide, by Daniel Gate, Keswick, Cumberland, published by Brash Bros, Cockermouth, Cumberland, 1879.
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WILLIAM MILES, Beach Hill; cropped near, stroke down near shoulder, black pop on far hock, WM on horn.

placename:- Beach Hill
person:- : Miles, William
date:- 1879
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

shepherds guide:- Hodgson 1849

The Shepherd's Guide, by William Hodgson, Normoss, Corney, Cumberland, printed by S Soulby, Ulverston, Lancashire, 1849.
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JAMES HORSFALL, Beach-hill.
Cropped near ear, a red stroke down the near shoulder, and a black pop on the far hock.

placename:- Beach Hill
person:- : Horsfall, James
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Jane Lickbarrow, Beach Hill, buried in Kendal, 23 October 1716.

placename:- Beach Hill
person:- : Lickbarrow, Jane
date:- 1716
period:- 18th century, early; 1710s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

John Gibson, Bitch Hill, buried 2 February 1748/49.

placename:- Bitch Hill
person:- : Gibson, John
date:- 1749
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Michael Mattinson, Bitch hill, buried 22 January 1761.

placename:- Bitch Hill
person:- : Mattinson, Michael
date:- 1761
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

William Holme, age 78, Bitch hill, buried 5 July 1779.

placename:- Bitch hill
person:- : Holme, William
date:- 1779
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Sarah Kitchin, daughterof Robert and Maragaret Kitchin, Bitch hill, baptized, 3 December 1780.

placename:- Bitch Hill
person:- : Kitchin, Sarah
person:- : Kitchin, Robert and Margaret
date:- 1780
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Agnes Mattinson, daughter of John and Mary Mattinson, Bitch hill, baptized 2 November 1782.

placename:- Bitch Hill
person:- : Mattinson, Agnes
person:- : Mattinson, John and Mary
date:- 1782
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

William Mattinson, son of John and Mary Mattinson, Bitch hill, baptized 9 May 1787.

placename:- Bitch Hill
person:- : Mattinson, William
person:- : Mattinson, John and Mary
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

directory:- Kelly 1897

Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1897.
LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL. / Miles John & Wm. farmers, Beech hill

placename:- Beech Hill
person:- farmer : Miles, John
person:- farmer : Miles, William
date:- 1897
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

directory:- Kelly 1894

the placename is a typographical error, no significance
Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1894.
Miles John & Wm. farmers, Beeck hill

placename:- Beeck Hill
person:- farmer : Miles, John Per farmer
date:- 1894
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

directory:- Bulmer 1880s (1st edn 1885/Wmd)

Series of books, each the History, Topography, and Directory of a county in the NW, mostly by T F Bulmer, published by T Bulmer and Co, Manchester, Lancashire, 1880s; 2nd editions 1900s-10s.
LONG SLEDDALE TOWNSHIP. / Farmers. / Miles William, Beech hill

placename:- Beech Hill
person:- farmer : Miles, William
date:- 1885
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

directory:- Bulmer 1880s (2nd edn 1905/Wmd)

Series of books, each the History, Topography, and Directory of a county in the NW, mostly by T F Bulmer, published by T Bulmer and Co, Manchester, Lancashire, 1880s; 2nd editions 1900s-10s.
LONGSLEDDALE. / Farmers. / Wilson Wm., Beech hill & Kiln stone

placename:- Beech Hill
person:- farmer : Wilson, William
date:- 1905
period:- 1900s

directory:- Kelly 1921

Directory, Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly's Directories, London, 1921.
LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL. Marked thus [circle] farm 150 acres or over. / [circle] Stott William, farmer, Beech hill

placename:- Beech Hill
person:- farmer : Stott, William
date:- 1921
period:- 1920s

directory:- Kelly 1914

Directory, Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly's Directories, London, 1914.
LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL. / Stott William, farmer, Beech hill

placename:- Beech Hill
person:- farmer : Stott, William
date:- 1914
period:- 1910s

directory:- Kelly 1910

Directory, Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly's Directories, London, 1910.
LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL. / Wilson William, farmer, Beech hill

placename:- Beech Hill
person:- farmer : Wilson, William
date:- 1910
period:- 1910s

directory:- Kelly 1906

LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL / Wilson William, farmer, Beech hill & Kilnstone

placename:- Beech Hill
person:- farmer : Wilson, William
date:- 1906
period:- 1900s

directory:- Kelly 1858

Post Office Directory of Westmoreland and Cumberland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1858.
Long Sleddale / COMMERCIAL / Horsfall James, farmer, Beech hill

placename:- Beech Hill
person:- farmer : Horsfall, James
date:- 1858
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

directory:- Mannex 1849

Book, History, Topography, and Directory of Westmorland, and Lonsdale North of the Sands in Lancashire, by P J Mannex, published by Simpkin, Marshall and Co, London, 1849.
LONGSLEDDALE TOWNSHIP. / Farmers [dagger] are Yeomen. / Horsfall, Jas. Beech hill

placename:- Beech Hill
person:- farmer : Horsfall, James
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

directory:- Parson and White 1829

Book, History, Directory, and Gazetteer, of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmorland, with that Part of the Lake District in Lancashire, forming the Lordships of Furness and Cartmel, by William Parson and William White, published by W White and Co, 1829.
LONG SLEDDALE. Marked 1, reside at Little London; 2, on the East side; and 3, on the West side the Sprint Beck. / FARMERS. Thus [star] are Yeomen. / 2 Mattinson John, Beech hill

placename:- Beech Hill
person:- farmer : Mattinson, John
date:- 1829
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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