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placename:- Low House
locality:- Longsleddale
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY51160128
10Km square:- NY50

1Km square NY5101

photograph

Low House -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 22.4.2004

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 27 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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Low House

placename:- Low House
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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Low Ho.

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

tithe schedule:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836 -- partly relevant

Beware/ The schedule is arranged by Person; interpretting it by Place is not a certain procedure.
Notice the inclusion of Low House.
Schedule, each row gives:-
Field no. / Tenant's name / Close ie Field name / Type of culture / Area, acres
Owned by Robert Sinkinson, tenanted by himself; High House.
/ 206 / Himself / Great Carr / Mea / 3 685
/ 207 / Do / Long Lands / Mea / 3 120
/ 208 / Do / Hemp Rigg / Pas / 1 225
/ 209 / Do / Busk Field / Pas / 3 195
/ 210 / Do / Great Grubbing / Pas / 8 610
/ 211 / Do / Todd Wood / / 12 635
/ 212 / Do / Little Grubbing / Pas / 3 440
/ 213 / Do / Barn Field / Pas / 2 000
/ 214 / Do / High Orchard / / 0 165
/ 215 / Do / Homstd. Folds &c at High House / / 0 550
/ 216 / Do / Calf Parrock / Pas / 0 285
/ 217 / Do / Middle Field / Ar & Mea / 3 565
/ 218 / Do / Little Meadow / Ar & Mea / 1 040
/ 219 / Do / Stony Field / Ar & Mea / 2 345
/ 220 / Do / High Field / Ar & Pas / 1 850
/ 221 / Do / Low Pasture / Pas / 1 470
/ 222 / Do / Low House Wood / Pas / 12 660
/ 223 / Do / Horse Close / Pas / 3 050
/ 224 / Do / Low House Grt. field / Ar & Mea / 5 475
/ 225 / Do / Sheep Field / Ar & Mea / 2 215
/ 226 / Do / Holme Bottom / Mea / 4 285
/ 227 / Do / Stoop Field / Ar & Mea / 4 450
/ 228 / Do / Low Browfield / Pas & Wood / 3 840
/ 229 / Do / Calf Parrock / Pas / 0 280
/ 230 / Do / Orchard / / 0 120
/ 231 / Do / High Calf Parrock / Pas / 0 240
/ 232 / Do / Homstd. &c at Low House / / 0 215
/ 233 / Do / High Brow / Pas / 3 035
/ 234 / Do / Scroggs / Pas / 3 780
/ 235 / Do / Todd Fell / Pas / 135 675
/ / / / / [total] 228 500

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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Low H.
circle, labelled in italic lowercase text; settlement, farm, house, or hamlet?

placename:- Low House
other name:- House, Low
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:- Low House
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

census returns:- Census 1891

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Thomas Wilson / Head / Married / 45 / / Farmer / Kentmere
Elizabeth / Wife / Married / / 43 / / Kentmere
Mary / Daughter / / / 25 / / Kentmere
William / Son / / 23 / / / Kentmere
Thomas / Son / / 21 / / / Kentmere
John / Son / / 19 / / / Kentmere
Richard / Son / / 17 / / Woollen manufacturers clerk / Kentmere
Elizabeth E / Daughter / / / 7 / Scholar / Kentmere
Christopher / Boarder / Single / 21 / / Wood Cutter / Kentmere
date:- 1891
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

census returns:- Census 1881

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Jane Whitwell / Head / Widowed / / 62 / Farmer 228 acres employing 1 boy / Westmorland Strickland Roger
John Whitwell / Son / Unmarried / 24 / / Farmers son / Westmorland Longsleddale
Isabella Whitwell / Daughter / Unmarried / / 22 / Dress - Maker / Westmorland Longsleddale
Ann Whitwell / Daughter / Unmarried / / 20 / / Westmorland Longsleddale
Robinson Whitwell / Grandson / / 4 / / Scholar / Westmorland Longsleddale
Hannah Dowthwaite / Sister / Unmarried / / 55 / Boarder annuitant (?) / Westmorland Longsleddale
Phillip Cooper / Servant / Unmarried / 17 / / Farm servant indoor / Westmorland Selside
date:- 1881
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

census returns:- Census 1871

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
George Whitwell / Head / Married / 57 / / Farmer / Yorkshire, Dowbiggin
Jane Whitwell / Wife / Married / / 52 / / Westmorland Strickland Roger
George Whitwell / Son / Unmarried / 21 / / Farmers son / Westmorland Skelsmergh
Agnes Whitwell / Daughter / Unmarried / / 17 / Farmers Daughter / Westmorland Longsleddale
John Whitwell / Son / Unmarried / 15 / / Farmers son / Westmorland Longsleddale
Isabella Whitwell / Daughter / / / 12 / Farmers daughter / Westmorland Longsleddale
Ann Whitwell / Daughter / / / 10 / Scholar / Westmorland Longsleddale
date:- 1871
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

census returns:- Census 1861

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Miles Sinkinson / Head / Widower / 43 / / Statesman (?) / Longsleddale
Robert Sinkinson / Son / Unmarried / 16 / / Son / Longsleddale
Margaret Sinkinson / Daughter / Unmarried / / 12 / Daughter / Longsleddale
Margaret Teasdale / Servant / Unmarried / / 25 / Housekeeper / Preston Patrick
Mary Kellet / Visitor / Unmarried / / 9 / Scholar / Cartmel Fell
date:- 1861
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

shepherds guide:- Wilson 1913

Wilson's New Shepherds' Guide, by Thomas Wilson, Keswick, Cumberland, 1913.
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Roger Martindale, Low House; cropped far ear, red stroke down near shoulder, red pop on tail head, M on far ribs, R M on near horn.

placename:- Low House
person:- : Martindale, Roger
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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GEORGE WHITWELL, Low House; cropped far, stroke down near shoulders, pop on tail haed, GW on horn.

placename:- Low House
person:- : Whitwell, George
date:- 1879
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

photographs
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button to large Low House -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Low House flock, Rough Fell sheep; black pop on near shoulder. -- 12.5.2006

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Edmond Todd son of Christopher Todd, Lowhouse, baptized 24 February 1677-78.

placename:- Lowhouse
person:- : Todd, Edmond
person:- : Todd, Christopher
date:- 1678
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Ann Todd, ye low house, buried 2 July 1729.

placename:- Low House, The
person:- : Todd, Ann
date:- 1729
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Agnes Sinkinson, daughter of Robert and Rachel Sinkinson, Lowhouse, baptized 2 October 1777.

placename:- Lowhouse
person:- : Sinkinson, Agnes
person:- : Sinkinson, Robert and Rachel
date:- 1777
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Elizabeth Sinkinson, daughter of Robert and Rachel Sinkinson, Lowhouse, baptized 27 September 1779.

placename:- Lowhouse
person:- : Sinkinson, Elizabeth
person:- : Sinkinson, Robert and Rachel
date:- 1779
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Margaret Sinkinson, daughter of Robert and Rachel Sinkinson, Lowhouse, baptized 22 October 1781.
Rachel Sinkinson, age 37, wife of Robert Sinkinson, Lowhouse, buried 25 October 1781.
Margaret Sinkinson, an infant, daughter of Robert and Rachel Sinkinson, Lowhouse, buried 6 November 1781.

placename:- Lowhouse
person:- : Sinkinson, Margaret
person:- : Sinkinson, Robert and Rachel
date:- 1781
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Miles Sinkinson, son of Robert and Jane Sinkinson, Lowhouse, baptized 31 January 1787.

placename:- Lowhouse
person:- : Sinkinson, Miles
person:- : Sinkinson, Robert and Jane
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Robert Sinkinson, son of Robert and Jane Sinkinson, Lowhouse, baptized 3 Agust 1788.

placename:- Lowhouse
person:- : Sinkinson, Robert
person:- : Sinkinson, Robert and Jane
date:- 1788
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Mary Sinkinson, age 81, widow, Lowhouse, buried 30 May 1791.

placename:- Lowhouse
person:- : Sinkinson, Mary
date:- 1791
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

William Sinkinson, son of Robert and Jane Sinkinson, Lowhouse, baptized 9 July 1793.

placename:- Lowhouse
person:- : Sinkinson, William
person:- : Sinkinson, Robert and Jane
date:- 1793
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Elizabeth Greenhow, daughter of Thomas and Agnes Greenhow, Lowhouse, baptized 14 August 1796.

placename:- Lowhouse
person:- : Greenhow, Elizabeth
person:- : Greenhow, Thomas and Agnes
date:- 1796
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Mary Harrison, daughter of William and Mary Harrison, Lowhouse, baptized 13 January 1797.
Jane Sinkinson, daughter of Robert and Jane Sinkinson, Lowhouse, baptized 18 July 1797.

placename:- Lowhouse
person:- : Harrison, Mary
person:- : Harrison, William and Mary
person:- : Sinkinson, Jane
person:- : Sinkinson, Robert and Jane
date:- 1797
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. / Wilson Thomas, farmer, Low House

placename:- Low House
person:- farmer : Wilson, Thomas
date:- 1897
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

directory:- Kelly 1894

Kelly's Directory of Cumberland and Westmorland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1894.
Wilson Thomas, farmer, Low house

placename:- Low House
person:- farmer : Wilson, Thomas
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. / Whitwell John, Low house

placename:- Low House
person:- farmer : Whitwell, John
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. / Martindale Richard, Low house and High house

placename:- Low House
person:- farmer : Martindale, Richard
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] Martindale Roger, farmer, Low house

placename:- Low House
person:- farmer : Martindale, Roger
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. / Martindale Roger, farmer, Low house

placename:- Low House
person:- farmer : Martindale, Roger
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. / Martindale Roger, farmer, Low house

placename:- Low House
person:- farmer : Martindale, Roger
date:- 1910
period:- 1910s

directory:- Kelly 1906

LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL / Martindale Roger, farmer, Low house

placename:- Low House
person:- farmer : Martindale, Roger
date:- 1906
period:- 1900s

directory:- Kelly 1858

Post Office Directory of Westmoreland and Cumberland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1858.
Long Sleddale / PRIVATE RESIDENTS / Sinkinson Miles, esq. Lowhouse

placename:- Low House
person:- : Sinkinson, Miles
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. / 1 Adamson Thomas, Low house

placename:- Low House
person:- farmer : Adamson, Thomas
date:- 1829
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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