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placename:- Docker Nook
locality:- Longsleddale
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY50460131
10Km square:- NY50

1Km square NY5001

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Docker Nook -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 2.10.2004
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Docker Nook -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 3.4.2006

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 27 15,16)

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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Docker Nook

placename:- Docker Nook
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- 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.
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Docker Nook

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

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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Docker Nook

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

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 Christopher Godmand, tenanted by James Atkinson; Low Docker Nook.
/ / Godmand Christopher
/ 97 / James Atkinson / Lammas field / Pas / 1 675
/ 98 / Do / Bessy Bit / Ar / 0 270
/ 98a / Do / Three roods / Ar / 1 045
/ 99 / Do / Great Acre / Mea / 1 775
/ 100 / Do / Little Acre / Mea / 1 430
/ 101 / Do / Golden Hill / Mea / 1 935
/ 102 / Do / Little Spring Wood / / 0 545
/ 103 / Do / Parrock foot Dale / Mea / 0 375
/ 104 / Do / Calf Parrock / Pas / 0 530
/ 105 / Do / Homstd., Garden &c at Low Docker Nook / / 0 320
/ 106 / Do / Garden / / 0 045
/ 107 / Do / Little Wood / Pas / 2 275
/ 108 / Do / Little Close / Pas / 1 290
/ 109 / Do / Long Close / Ar & Pas / 3 400
/ 110 / Do / Wood in Long Close / / 0 650
/ 111 / Do / Middle Close / Pas / 3 055
/ 112 / Do / Middle Close Wood / / 0 325
/ 113 / Do / Hoghouse Close / Pas / 4 050
/ 114 / Do / 1st Dale in Docker Nook / Meadow / 0 120
/ 115 / Do / 2 Do / Mea / 1 115
/ 116 / Do / 3 Do / Mea / 0 850
/ 117 / Do / 4 Do / Mea / 1 095
/ 118 / Do / 5 Do / Mea / 1 210
/ 119 / Do / Brandale / Mea / 0 875
/ 120 / Do / Shaw Close / Ar & Mea / 2 555
/ 121 / Do / Shaw Wood / Pas / 8 715
/ 122 / Do / Honey Poak / Mea / 0 070
/ 123 / Do / Little Brandale / Mea / 0 935
/ 124 / Do / Kilnstone Near dale / Mea / 0 175
/ 125 / Do / Do Far Dale / Mea / 0 165
/ 275 / 32/253 pts or 16 Gaits / Sleddale Forest / Pas / 125 675
/ / / / / [total] 168 995
Owned by Robert Sinkinson, tenanted by James Atkinson; High Docker Nook.
/ / Sinkinson Robert
/ 70 / James Atkinson / Kiln Brook / Mea./ 1 685
/ 71 / Do / Bessy Bit / Ar./ 0 275
/ 72 / Do / Great Acre / Mea/ 1 765
/ 73 / Do / Little Acre / Mea/ 1 295
/ 74 / Do / Green Gate Dale & 1/2 of Road / Ar./ 0 660
/ 75 / Do / Golden Hill / Mea./ 1 380
/ 76 / Do / Fold Gate Dale / Mea./ 1 010
/ 77 / Do / Dale under park. [ie parrock] / Mea/ 0 175
/ 78 / Do / Calf Parrock / Pas/ 0 195
/ 79 / Do / Homstd. &c High Docker Nook / / 0 340
/ 80 / Do / High Parrock / Pas/ 1 120
/ 81 / Do / Little Wood Close / Ar./ 0 155
/ 82 / Do / Wood Close / Wood/ 10 370
/ 83 / Do / Hollow Field / Pas/ 2 715
/ 84 / Do / Hoghouse Field / Pas/ 3 165
/ 85 / Do / High Field / Pas/ 3 150
/ 86 / Do / 1st dale in Docker Nook / Meadow/ 0 145
/ 87 / Do / 2nd Do / Mea/ 0 075
/ 88 / Do / 3rd Do / Mea/ 0 805
/ 89 / Do / 4th Do / Mea/ 0 930
/ 90 / Do / 5th Do / Mea/ 1 100
/ 91 / Do / Hollow Acre Corner / Mea/ 0 140
/ 92 / Do / High End of Docker Nook Meadow / / 0 715
/ 93 / Do / Brandale / Mea/ 1 145
/ 94 / Do / Close How / Wood/ 13 080
/ 95 / Do / Kilnstone Mdw. Dale / Mea./ 0 110
/ 96 / Do / Little Rood / Mea./ 0 295
/ 275 / 32/253 pts 16 Gaits on / Sleddale Forest / Pas/ 125 675
/ / / / / [total] 174 120

placename:- Low Docker Nook
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

source:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

Area 174.120 acres
Sinkinson Robert / James Atkinson / High Docker Nook / 174 120 174 + 19 / ...

placename:- High Docker Nook
person:- : Sinkinson, Robert
person:- : Atkinson, James
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

source:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

Area 168.995 acres
Godmand Christopher / James Atkinson / Low Docker Nook / 168 995 168 3 39 / ...

placename:- Low Docker Nook
person:- : Godmand, Christopher
person:- : Atkinson, James
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
DOCKER NOOK FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDINGS / / / LONGSLEDDALE / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76405 / NY5047401319
courtesy of English Heritage
Farmhouse and outbuildings (probably originally cowhouse under granary) under one roof. Late C17 or early C18. Limewashed stone rubble walls with protruding through stones. Stone rubble plinth to outbuildings. Graduated green slate roof, 2 chimney stacks. 2 storeys. C20 door in stone porch with pitched slate roof and side benches. C19 casement to left, C19 stone mullioned window to right. 2 casements above. Outbuilding has door with timber lintel, 2 ventilation slits above. Interior has flagged floors; chamfered oak beams, C19 fireplace surround in kitchen, small oak staircase with turned balusters and closed string, spice cupboard with plain boarded door, some old oak doors. See RCHM p.158.

placename:- Docker Nook Farm
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY50470131
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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:- Docker Nook
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early

records:- Curwen 1926

Curwen, John F
1699/1700 January 12 : Roger Lickbarrow of Dockernook in Longsleddale, yeo., indicted for obstructing the common highway there leading from Kilne Stone to Dockernook Field, by raising a fence. Found not guilty on 11 October, 1700. K. Indictment Book, 1692-1724.

placename:- Dockernook
person:- : Lickbarrow, Roger
date:- 1700
period:- 18th century, early; 1700s

census returns:- Census 1891

Map, Division X, Northern Counties, showing census registration areas for Durham, Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 12 miles to 1 inch, published by HM Government, London, 1891.
Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Joseph Dawson / Head / M / 39 / / Farmer / Lythe
Elizabeth Dawson / Wife / M / / 33 / -ditto- wife / Longsleddale
Thomas Dawson / Son / / 8 / / Scholar /
John Dawson / Son / / 7 / / Scholar /
Jane Dawson / Daughter / / / 6 / Scholar /
Mary Annie Dawson / Daughter / / / 4 / /
Elizabeth A Dawson / Daughter / / / 1 / / Skelsmergh
date:- 1891
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

census returns:- Census 1881

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Uninhabited, family temporarily absent / / / / / /
date:- 1881
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

census returns:- Census 1871

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
William Martindale / Head / M / 45 / / Farm Bailiff / Preston Patrick
Mary Martindale / Wife / M / / 27 / / Kentmere
Benjamin Martindale / Son / / 11 / / Scholar / Longsleddale
William T K Martindale / Son / / 1 / / / Longsleddale
date:- 1871
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

census returns:- Census 1861

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
William Martindale / Head / M / 34 / / Farm Bailiff / Preston P'trk.
M J Pattinson / Servant / Unmarried / / 14 / House Servant / Hawkshead
date:- 1861
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

census returns:- Census 1851

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
James Atkinson / Head / M / 52 / / Farmer of 40 acres / Kendal
Mary Atkinson / Wife / M / / 61 / Farmers wife / Kendal
James Atkinson / Son / M / 27 / / -ditto- son / Kendal
Sarah Atkinson / Daughter / Unmarried / / 14 / -ditto- daughter / Kendal
William Atkinson / Son / / 12 / / -ditto- son / Kendal
Thomas Atkinson / Son / / 9 / / -ditto- son / Kendal
John Bewsher / Servant / Unmarried / 30 / / Husbandman / Kendal
date:- 1851
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

census returns:- Census 1841

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
James Atkinson / / / 40 / / Farmer /
Sarah Atkinson / / / / 40 / /
James Atkinson / / / 15 / / /
Agnes Atkinson / / / / 15 / /
Christopher Atkinson / / / 12 / / /
John Atkinson / / / 8 / / /
Sarah Atkinson / / / / 4 / /
William Atkinson / / / 1 / / /
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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J. Dawson, Docker Nook; ritted near ear, forked far ear, red pop on near hock, red D on far side, J D on both horns.

placename:- Docker Nook
person:- : Dawson, J
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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A. W. LONG, Docker Nook; ritted near, forked far, pop on near hock, L on near side, AL on horn.

placename:- Docker Nook
person:- : Long, A W
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 ATKINSON, Dockernook.
Ritted near ear, forked far, a red pop on the near hock, G on the near side, JA on the horn.

placename:- Dockernook
person:- : Atkinson, James
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

photographs
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button to large Docker Nook -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Docker Nook Farm flock, swaledale sheep; blue pop on near hook. -- 22.4.2004

parish register:- WmdRO : WPR/85

Margaret Todd, Dockernook, buried 10 October 1720.

placename:- Dockernook
person:- : Todd, Margaret
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

parish register:- WmdRO : WPR/85

Elinor Holme, widow, Docker Nook, buried 27 August 1749.

placename:- Docker Nook
person:- : Holme, Elinor
date:- 1749
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

parish register:- WmdRO : WPR/85

Isaac Godmond, Docker Nook, buried 13 September 1764.

placename:- Docker Nook
person:- : Godmond, Isaac
date:- 1764
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

parish register:- WmdRO : WPR/85

Isaac Hudson, son of William and Elizabeth Hudson, Dockernook, baptized 18 January 1776.

placename:- Dockernook
person:- : Hudson, Isaac
person:- : Hudson, William and Elizabeth
date:- 1776
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

parish register:- WmdRO : WPR/85

Sarah Braithwaite, age 51, widow, Dockernook, buried 27 September 1796.

placename:- Dockernook
person:- : Braithwaite, Sarah
date:- 1796
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

directory:- Kelly 1897

Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1897.
LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL. / Dawson Joseph, farmer, Docker nook

placename:- Docker Nook
person:- farmer : Dawson, Joseph
date:- 1897
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

directory:- Kelly 1894

Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1894.
Dawson, Joseph, farmer, Docker nook

placename:- Docker Nook
person:- farmer : Dawson, Joseph
date:- 1894
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

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

LONG SLEDDALE TOWNSHIP. / Farmers. / Just John, Dockernook

placename:- Dockernook
person:- farmer : Just, John
date:- 1885
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

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] Dawson Joseph, farmer, Docker nook

placename:- Docker Nook
person:- farmer : Dawson, Joseph
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. / Dawson Joseph, farmer, Docker nook

placename:- Docker Nook
person:- farmer : Dawson, Joseph
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. / Dawson Joseph, farmer, Docker nook

placename:- Docker Nook
person:- farmer : Dawson, Joseph
date:- 1910
period:- 1910s

directory:- Kelly 1906

LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL / Dawson Joseph, farmer, Docker nook

placename:- Docker Nook
person:- farmer : Dawson, Jospeh
date:- 1906
period:- 1900s

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

LONGSLEDDALE. / Farmers. / Dawson Joseph, Docker nook

placename:- Docker Nook
person:- farmer : Dawson, Joseph
date:- 1905
period:- 1900s

directory:- Kelly 1858

Post Office Directory of Westmoreland and Cumberland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1858.
Long Sleddale / COMMERCIAL / Martindale Wm. farm bailiff, Dockr. nook

placename:- Docker Nook
person:- farm bailiff : Martindale, William
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. / Atkinson, Jas. Dockernook.

placename:- Dockernook
person:- farmer : Atkinson, 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. / 3 Elleray, Christopher, Docker nook

placename:- Docker Nook
person:- farmer : Elleray, Christopher
date:- 1829
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

photographs
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button to large Docker Nook -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.4.2010
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button to large Docker Nook -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 2.10.2004
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button to large Docker Nook -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 30.9.2011
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button to large Docker Nook -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 3.2004

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