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placename:- Kirkoswald
parish Kirkoswald parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s -- selected place
coordinates:- NY5541
10Km square:- NY54
place code:- Krks

1Km square NY5541

photograph

Kirkoswald -- Kirkoswald -- Cumbria / -- 26.8.2005
photograph

Kirkoswald -- Kirkoswald -- Cumbria / -- 29.4.2011

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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Kirkoswald
blocks, settlement

placename:- Kirkoswald
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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KIRKOSWALD

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

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 128:-
...
KIRKOSWALD
Is an irregular-built market-town, crowning the ridge of a hill. The most interesting objects are the Church and Castle. ...
Page 29:-
... A branch of the Northumberland Fetherstonhaughs is seated at the College in this town.

placename:- Kirkoswald
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Cobbett 1832

Maps, Westmoreland and Cumberland, by William Cobbett, 11 Bolt Court, Fleet street, London, 1832.
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Kirk Oswald
dot and circle; town

placename:- Kirk Oswald
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1832
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Perrot 1823

Map, Cumberland, Westmoreland, scale about 38 miles to 1 inch, by Aristide Michel Perrot, engraved by Migneret, 1823, published by Etienne Ledoux, 9 Rue Guenegaud, Paris, France, 1824; published 1824-48.
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Kirkas-wald
circle; town

placename:- Kirkaswald
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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KIRKOSWALD

placename:- Kirkoswald

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Kirk Oswald / 290
blocks, upright lowercase text; town, distance from London

placename:- Kirk Oswald
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802)

Road book, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, published by G and J Cary, 86 St James's Street, London, 1798-1828.
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page 319-320
Kirkoswald
market town

placename:- Kirkoswald
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

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 174:-
...
... Kirk Oswald, dedicated to St. Oswald, formerly the property of that Hugh Morvill, who, with his accomplices, murdered Thomas archbishop of Canterbury, in memory of which fact the sword which he then used was long preserved here; ...

placename:- Kirk Oswald
person:- : Morvill, Hugh
person:- Becket, Thomas a
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

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 190:-
...
[Kirk Oswald castle] ... sir Hugh Morbill, who got the town [Kirkoswald] a market t. John, ...

placename:- Kirk Oswald
person:- : Morville, Hugh, Sir
person:- : John
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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Kirk Oswald Mar. Th. / V
blocks, street plan, town, market, vicarage

placename:- Kirk Oswald
market town
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Bickham 1753-54 (Cmd)

Maps, A Map of Westmorland, 1753, and A Map of Cumberland, 1754, by George Bickham, published 1750s-96.
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Kirk Oswald
view (sort of)

placename:- Kirk Oswald
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1753=1754
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland? in The Agreeable Historian by Samuel Simpson, printed by R Walker, Fleet Lane, London, 1746.
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Kirkoswald
Circle.

placename:- Kirkoswald
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

descriptive text:- Simpson 1746

The strange spelling is likely a typesetting error.
The three volumes of maps and descriptive text published as 'The Agreeable Historian, or the Compleat English Traveller ...', by Samuel Simpson, 1746.
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The principal Towns in Cumberland, are, ... Kerkoswald, ...
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...
Kirkswald, lying Westward of Wigtown, and the City of Carlisle, and on the Western Banks of the River Eden, is a small Market Town, which had its Name from the Church, dedicated to St. Oswald. There is nothing here of any Note. It is 210 Miles computed, and 252 measured from London. The Market is held on Thursdays.

other name:- Kirkswald
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Morden 1695 (EW)

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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Kirkoswald
circle; village or town

placename:- Kirkoswald
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

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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Kirk Oswald
Circle, buildings, towers.

placename:- Kirk Oswald
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Sanson 1679

Map, Ancien Royaume de Northumberland aujourdhuy Provinces de Nort, ie the Ancient Kingdom of Northumberland or the Northern Provinces, scale about miles to 1 inch, by Nicholas Sanson, Paris, France, 1679.
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Kirkoswold
circle, building and tower, flag; town?

placename:- Kirkoswold
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1679
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

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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Kirkoswold
Buildings and tower.

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

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

The more southerly symbol; the other is the castle
Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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circle, building, tower
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Kirkoswold

placename:- Kirkoswold
county:- Cumberlandia
village
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old map:- Cooper 1808

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by H Cooper, 1808, published by G and W B Whittaker, 13 Ave Maria Lane, London, 1824.
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Kirk Oswald
circle with two side bars; town

placename:- Kirk Oswald
locality:- Leath Ward
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Hall 1820 (Cmd)

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 14.5 miles to 1 inch, by Sidney Hall, London, 1820, published by Samuel Leigh, 18 Strand, London, 1820-31.
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Kirkoswald / 292
circle, upright lowercase text; town; distance from London

placename:- Kirkoswald
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Badeslade 1742

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
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Kirk Oswald
circle labelled in upright lowercase text; town?

placename:- Kirk Oswald
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

market notes:- see:- Bowen, Emanuel & Kitchin, Thomas: 1760: New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland

Thursday market granted by John to Hugh de Morvill, 1 March 1201; in Rotuli Chartarum.
Market day Thursday given on Bowen and Kitchin's map, 1760.
market town
person:- : John
person:- : Morvill, Hugh de
date:- 1201; 1760

old print:- Calverley 1899

Notes on the Early Sulptured Crosses, Shrines and Monuments in the Present Diocese of Carisle, by Rev William Slater Calverley, edited by W G Collingwood, published for the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, by Titus Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, 1899.
Found in Kirkoswald, now in the British Museum:-
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from Lysons.
date:- 1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Kirkoswald -- Kirkoswald -- Cumbria / -- Half bushel standard measure:- -- 'KIRKOSWOLD 1662' -- and a coat of arms. -- 17.9.2013

button   Black Bull, Kirkoswald
button   bridge, Kirkoswald
button   building, Kirkoswald
button   chapel, Kirkoswald (3)
button   chapel, Kirkoswald (4)
button   College, Kirkoswald
button   Cornmill, Kirkoswald
button   Crown Inn, Kirkoswald
button   Demesne Farm, Kirkoswald
button   drain, Kirkoswald
button   Eden Bank, Kirkoswald
button   Fetherston Arms, Kirkoswald
button   gate, Kirkoswald
button   George House, Kirkoswald
button   High College, Kirkoswald
button   Hill House, Kirkoswald
button   house, Kirkoswald
button   house, Kirkoswald (2)
button   house, Kirkoswald (3)
button   house, Kirkoswald (4)
button   Kings Head House, Kirkoswald
button   Kirkoswald Castle, Kirkoswald
button   Kirkoswald CofE School, Kirkoswald
button   Kirkoswald Township
button   Kirkoswald: Midland Bank
button   Manor House, Kirkoswald
button   Mill House, Kirkoswald
button   moat, Kirkoswald
button   pinfold, Kirkoswald
button   Post Office, Kirkoswald
button   ring of bells, Kirkoswald
button   Sparrows, Kirkoswald
button   St Oswald, Kirkoswald
button   St Oswald's Well, Kirkoswald
button   Staffield Township
button   sundial, Kirkoswald
button   telephone box, Kirkoswald
button   village hall, Kirkoswald
button   war memorial, Kirkoswald
button   Wordsley House, Kirkoswald

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