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placename:- High Wray
parish Claife parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
building/s; locality
coordinates:- SD37289995
10Km square:- SD39

1Km square SD3799

old map:- OS County Series (Lan 2 15)

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.

placename:- High Wray
other name:- Wray, High
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Prior 1874 map 1

Map, Winander Mere, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1874.
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High Wray
block/s; building/s

placename:- High Wray
date:- 1874
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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blocks, settlement

placename:- Wray
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

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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Hh. Wray

placename:- High Wray
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 146:-
... In the church-yard [Hawkshead] is a stone with the following inscription upon it:
   In memory of Banks Robinson, late of High-Wray, who departed this life 17th October 1782, in the 85th year of his age:
   Also Agness his wife, Who departed this life 23d June 1763, in the 55th year of her age.
   In testimony of a dutiful regard for the best of parents, this stone was erected by their three children, John, Banks, and Ann.
Page 147:-
"Qui ont abandonne leur pays pour gagner leur pain avec industrie, mais imprimes d'une vive reconnaissance retient un penchant pour le place de leur naissance.
In English,
"Who have abandoned their country to get their bread with industry, but impressed with lively gratitude, they retain yet a regard for the place of their nativity."

placename:- High Wray
person:- : Robinson, Banks and Agness
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Windermere N)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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placename:- High Wray
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Win/Ble)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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High Wray
circle and buildings, town or village

placename:- High Wray
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

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

placename:- High Wrays
other name:- Wrays, High
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

button   boat house, Claife (3)
button   boat house, Claife (4)
button   boat house, Claife (5)
button   High Wray Bay, Windermere lake
button   High Wray Farm, Claife
button   High Wray House, Claife
button   High Wray Village Hall, High Wray

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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