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placename:- Greta Pencil Works
locality:- Southey Hill
locality:- Keswick
parish Keswick parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
pencil works
coordinates:- NY26642371
10Km square:- NY22

1Km square NY2623

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 64 6)

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.
Greta Pencil Works

placename:- Greta Pencil Works
pencil factory
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

source:- Philip/Wilson 1890s

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... FIRE-PROOF LEADS ...
person:- pencil mfr : Banks and Co
date:- 1895
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old advertisement:- 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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Advertisement, for Banks, Son and Co, Greta Pencil Works, ... published by Whittaker and Co, London, and by R Gibson and Son and by Callander and Dixon, Whitehaven, Cumberland, 1852.
Advertisments p.2 in A Handbook of the Whitehaven and Furness Railway, by John Linton.

placename:- Greta Pencil Works
person:- pencil mfr : Banks, Son and Co
date:- 1852
period:- 19th century, late

old advertisement:- Atkinson 1847 (5th edn 1850)

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Advertisement for Banks, Foster and Co, Greta Pencil Works, Keswick, Cumberland, 1850.
At the end of a Handbook to the English Lakes, 5th edn.

placename:- Greta Pencil Works
person:- pencil mfr : Banks, Foster and Co
date:- 1850
period:- 19th century, late

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