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placename:- Moricambe
other name:- Moricambe Bay
parish Holme East Waver parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
bay; foreshore
coordinates:- NY1656
10Km square:- NY15

1Km square NY1656

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 21 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.

placename:- Moricambe
bay
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

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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bay
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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Wampool Bay
Sea area.

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

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

old map:- Cooke 1802

The label is in the estuary though there is a place inland called Wampool
Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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[W]ampool
estuary

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

old text:- Camden 1789 -- probably relevant

Camden's location is not clear
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 172:-
...
The shore proceeding strait from hence [Maryport], presently forms such a bending winding bay, that it seems to be MORICAMBE, which Ptolemy places hereabouts. The situation and name of the place agree; for the aestuary bends in, and Moricambe signifies in British crooked sea. On this David I. king of Scotland founded Holme, or as it is commonly called Holme Cultrain abbey; ...

placename:- Moricambe
person:- : Ptolemy
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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Moricambe
sea area, bay

placename:- Moricambe
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

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.
image MRD3Cm, button   goto source.
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bay
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.
image MD12NY15, button   goto source.
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Moricambo
Sea area, bay.

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

old map:- Seller 1694 (Cmd)

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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bay
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1694
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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bay
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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county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

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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bay
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

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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bay
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

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