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placename:- Copeland
parish Nether Wasdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY10
10Km square:- NY10

1Km square NY10

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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placename:- Copeland
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old text:- Camden 1789

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 169:-
The south part of this county is called Copeland and Coupland, because it rises in pointed mountains, which the British call Kopa, or as others think Copeland for Copperland, from its rich veins of copper. ...

placename:- Copeland
other name:- Coupland
other name:- Copperland
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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

old map:- Saxton 1576

Map, Westmorlandiae et Cumberlandiae Comitatus ie Westmorland and Cumberland, scale about 5 miles to 1 inch, by Christopher Saxton, London, engraved by Augustinus Ryther, 1576; published 1579-1645.
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placename:- Copeland
county:- Cumberlandia
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

source:- Lloyd 1573

Map, Angliae Regni, Kingdom of England, with Wales, scale about 24 miles to 1 inch, authored by Humphrey Lloyd, Denbigh, Clwyd, drawn and engraved by Abraham Ortelius, Netherlands, 1573.
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placename:- Copland
date:- 1573
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

descriptive text:- Keer 1605 (edn 1620)

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.
first page:-
[Cumberland] ... the South, which part it is altogether pestred with copped-hilles, and therefore hath the name of Copland.

placename:- Copland
date:- 1620
period:- 17th century; 1620s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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