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placename:- High Swinklebank
locality:- Swinklebank
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY49360428
10Km square:- NY40

1Km square NY4904

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High Swinklebank -- Swinklebank -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 17.11.2009
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High Swinklebank -- Swinklebank -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- A small flock from High Swinklebank being moved up to the fell. -- 2.11.2007

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

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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High Swinklebank

placename:- High Swinklebank
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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Not labelled.
date:- 1881=1882
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

old map:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

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HIGH SWINDLE BANK

placename:- High Swindle Bank
date:- 1836
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 Robert Walker, tenanted by John Walker; High Swindle Bank.
/ / Walker Robert
/ 500 / John Walker / Cragg / Pas / 64 125
/ 505 / Do / Far Field / Pas / 5 755
/ 506 / Do / Far Wood / Pas / 4 715
/ 507 / Do / Do / Wood / 1 925
/ 508 / Do / Plantation / / 14 650
/ 509 / Do / Grubbing / Pas / 2 970
/ 510 / Do / Field End / Ar & Mea / 8 175
/ 511 / Do / Stubbings / Mea / 5 680
/ 514 / Do / Plantation / / 0 745
/ 515 / Do / High Stewart Ing / Mea. / 6 650
/ 516 / Do / Plantation / / 0 230
/ 517 / Do / Towinghowe Hill / Ar & Mea / 1 685
/ 520 / Do / Low Field / Ar & Mea / 2 925
/ 521 / Do / High Field / Mea. / 2 025
/ 522 / Do / Orchard & Garden / / 0 340
/ 523 / Do / Homstd. &c at High Swindle Bank / / 0 440
/ 524 / Do / Parrock / Pas / 0 530
/ 525 / Do / Old Parrock / Pas / 4 485
/ 525a / Do / Plantation / / 0 035
/ 526 / Do / Old Parrock / Pas / 5 230
/ 527 / Do / Low Wood / / 10 110
/ 554 / 1/4 part Do of / Grassing Heads / Pas / 26 080
/ / / / / [total] 169 505

placename:- High Swindle Bank
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

source:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

Area 169.505 acres
Walker Robert / John Walker / High Swindle Bank / 169 505 169 2 1 / ...

placename:- High Swindle Bank
person:- : Walker, Robert
person:- : Walker, John
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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High
circle, labelled in italic lowercase text; settlement, farm, house, or hamlet?

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

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:- High Swingley Bank
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

census returns:- Census 1891

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
James Dixon / Head / Widower / 70 / / Farmer - Joint / Shap
Edmund Dixon / Son / Married / 40 / / Farmer - Joint / Kentmere
Ann Dixon / Dtr-in-law / Married / / 35 / Farmer's wife / Bentham Y'sh.
William Dixon / Grandson / Unmarried / 15 / / Farmer's son / Kendal
James Dixon / Grandson / / 12 / / / Kendal
Thomas Dixon / Grandson / / 11 / / / Kendal
John Dixon / Grandson / / 9 / / / Kendal
Edmund Dixon / Grandson / / 7 / / / Kendal
Ann Dixon / Granddaughter / / / 5 / / Kendal
Elizabeth Dixon / Granddaughter / / / 4 / / Kendal
Bessie Dixon / Granddaughter / / / 2 / / Kendal
Richard Dixon / Grandson / / 5mths / / / Kendal
date:- 1891
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

census returns:- Census 1881

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Thomas Atkinson / Head / Married / 58 / / Farmer of 712 acres / Orton
Janet Atkinson / Wife / Married / / 50 / / Windermere
John Atkinson / Son / Unmarried / 25 / / Farmer's son / Windermere
Richard Atkinson / Son / Unmarried / 16 / / Farmer's son / Staveley
Anne M Atkinson / Daughter / / / 10 / Scholar / Staveley
Margaret E Atkinson / Daughter / / / 8 / Scholar / Staveley
Ellen Hayton / Servant / Unmarried / / 21 / General Servant / Lancaster
date:- 1881
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

census returns:- Census 1871

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
John Dixon / Head / Married / 32 / / Farmer / Kendal
Ellen Dixon / Wife / Married / / 26 / / Kendal
James Dixon / Son / / 5 / / / Kendal
Anthony Dixon / Son / / 2 / / / Kendal
John Dixon / Son / / 9mths / / / Kendal
Hannah Looker / Servant / Unmarried / / 18 / Domestic Servant / Kendal
William Whitwell / Servant / Unmarried / 79 / / Farm servant Indoor / Kendal
Stephen Ellerey / Servant / Unmarried / 20 / / Farm servant Indoor / Kendal
date:- 1871
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

census returns:- Census 1861

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Henry Mattinson / Head / Married / 35 / / Farmer of 238 acres / Longsleddale
Agnes Mattinson / Wife / Married / / 38 / -ditto- wife / Whinfell
Isabella Mattinson / Daughter / / / 10 / -ditto- daughter / Longsleddale
Henry Mattinson / Son / / 8 / / -ditto- son / Longsleddale
Miles Mattinson / Son / / 5 / / -ditto- / Longsleddale
Nancy Mattinson / Daughter / / / 3 / -ditto- daughter / Longsleddale
Sarah Mattinson / Daughter / / / 1 / -ditto- / Longsleddale
Henry Mattinson / Father / Widower / 63 / / Farm servant / Longsleddale
Agnes Douthwaite / illigitimate daughter / Unmarried / / 17 / House servant / Longsleddale
Thomas H Douthwaite / illigitimate son / Unmarried / 19 / / Farmer's son / Longsleddale
James Douthwaite / illigimate son / Unmarried / 15 / / illigitimate son / Longsleddale
John Douthwaite / illigitimate son / Unmarried / 13 / / Scholar / Longsleddale
date:- 1861
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

census returns:- Census 1851

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Thomas Fishwick / Head / Widower / 42 / / Farmer of 150 acres / Sedbergh
Thomas Fishwick / Son / Unmarried / 21 / / Farmers son / Kendal
Elizabeth Fishwick / Daughter / / / 13 / -ditto- daughter / Kendal
James Fishwick / Son / / 8 / / Scholar / Kendal
Mary Ellwood / Daughter / Married / / 19 / Farmer's daughter / Kendal
William Ellwood / Grandson / / 2mths / / Infant / Kendal
Isabella Knowles / House keeper / Unmarried / / 46 / Housekeeper / Kendal
James Knowles / H.K.'s son / / 9 / / Scholar / Kendal
date:- 1851
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

census returns:- Census 1841

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Thomas Fishwick / / / 30 / / Farmer /
Mary Fishwick / / / / 30 / /
Thomas Fishwick / / / 11 / / /
John Fishwick / / / 10 / / /
Mary Fishwick / / / / 9 / /
Agnes Fishwick / / / / 7 / /
Nancy Fishwick / / / / 5 / /
Betty Fishwick / / / / 3 / /
Bridget Fishwick / / / / 1 / /
John Walker / / / 60 / / Ind. /
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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James Nicholson, High Swinkle Bank; cropped and punch holed near ear, red stroke on near side from shoulder to fillets and down lisks, J N on near horn, lambs and ewes after clipping N on near side

placename:- High Swinkle Bank
person:- : Nicholson, James
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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THOMAS ATKINSON, High Swingle Bank; cropped and punch holed near, stroke on near side from shoulder to fillets and down lisk, TA on near horn.

placename:- High Swingle Bank
person:- : Atkinson, Thomas
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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THOMAS FISWICK, High Swingle Bank.
Cropped and punch holed near ear, a red stroke from the shoulder to the fillets and down the lisk on the near side, TF on the near horn.

placename:- High Swingle Bank
person:- : Fishwick, Thomas
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large High Swinklebank -- Swinklebank -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Red stroke down farside shoulder. -- 16.4.2010
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button to large High Swinklebank -- Swinklebank -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Rough Fell sheep with the High Swinklebank mark, on a pasture near Buckbarrow, Longsleddale. -- Red stroke down farside shoulder. -- NY48350655 (at) -- 7.3.2004

directory:- Kelly 1897

Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1897.
LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL. / Dixon Edmund & James, farmers, High Swinklebank

placename:- High Swinklebank
person:- farmer : Dixon, Edmund
person:- farmer : Dixon, James
date:- 1897
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

directory:- Kelly 1894

Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1894.
Dixon, Edmund & James, farmers, High Swinklebank

placename:- High Swinklebank
person:- farmer : Dixon, Edmund
person:- farmer : Dawson, James
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. / Dixon James and Edmund, High Swinklebank

placename:- High Swinklebank
person:- farmer : Dixon, James
person:- farmer : Dixon, Edmund
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. / Nicholson James, High Swinglebank

placename:- High Swinglebank
person:- farmer : Nicholson, James
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] Nicholson, James & Sons, farmers, High Swinklebank

placename:- High Swinklebank
person:- farmer : Nicholson, James and Sons
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. / Nicholson Jas. farmer, High Swinklebnk (sic)

placename:- High Swinklebank
person:- farmer : Nicholson, James
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. / Nicholsoon Jas. farmer, High Swinklebnk (sic)

placename:- High Swinklebank
person:- farmer : Nicholson, James
date:- 1910
period:- 1910s

directory:- Kelly 1906

LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL / Nicholson Jas. frmr. High Swinklebnk (sic)

placename:- High Swinklebank
person:- farmer : Nicholson, James
date:- 1906
period:- 1900s

directory:- Kelly 1858

Post Office Directory of Westmoreland and Cumberland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1858.
Long Sleddale / COMMERCIAL / Mattinson Henry, farmer, High Swindle bank

placename:- High Swindle Bank
person:- farmer : Mattinson, Henry
date:- 1858
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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 Shepherd Richard, High Swinkle bank

placename:- High Swinkle Bank
person:- farmer : Shepherd, Richard
date:- 1829
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large High Swinklebank -- Swinklebank -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 17.11.2009
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button to large High Swinklebank -- Swinklebank -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 17.11.2009

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