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placename:- Orton
parish Orton S parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s -- market town; selected place
coordinates:- NY621083
10Km square:- NY60
place code:- Ortn

1Km square NY6208

photograph

Orton -- Orton S -- Cumbria / -- 21.4.2006
photograph

Orton -- Orton S -- Cumbria / -- Orton Farmers' Market -- 9.6.2007

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 21 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.

placename:- Orton
building/s
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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Orton
blocks, settlement

placename:- Orton
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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ORTON

placename:- Orton
county:- Westmoreland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Hall 1820 (Wmd)

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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Orton / 276
circle, upright lowercase text; town; distance from London

placename:- Orton
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

descriptive text:- Wallis 1810

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 19 miles to 1 inch, by James Wallis, 77 Berwick Street, Soho, London, 1810; published 1810-36.
PRINCIPAL FAIRS.
Orton: May 2, black cattle; Friday before Whitsunday, sheep and black cattle.

placename:- Orton
date:- 1810
period:- 19th century, early; 1810s

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Orton / 279
blocks, upright lowercase text; town, distance from London

placename:- Orton
county:- Westmorland
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 315-316
Orton
market town
At Orton, John Burn, Esq.

placename:- Orton
person:- : Burn, John
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

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 155:-
...
Orton, or Overton, is a vicarage belonging formerly to Conishead priory, Lancashire, after the dissolution to the crown, and by purchase from the latter settled in feoffees, who present, and the bishop of Carlisle institutes. The late Dr. Richard Burn, chancellor of the diocese of Carlisle, author of the Justice of Peace, and a system of ecclesiastical law, and joint editor of the History and Antiquities of this county and Cumberland in 2 vols. 4to. 1777, held it
Page 156:-
near 50 years to his death Nov. 20, 1785. Here is a market granted by Edward I. and confirmed by Oliver Cromwell 1655, who, 1678, granted two fairs. ...

placename:- Orton
other name:- Overton
person:- : Burn, Richard
person:- : Edward I
person:- Cromwell, Oliver
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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Tour to the Caves in the West Riding of Yorkshire, late 18th century
Page 243:-
...
... The Roman road is easily traced from Ribchester ... to Overborough; afterwards the Roman road goes through Casterton and Middleton, and, as some think, by Borrow-bridge and Orton, to Apulby. ...
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

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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ORTON
blocks on a street plan, labelled in block caps; settlement, market town?

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

old map:- Jefferys 1770

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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ORTON
blocks on a street plan, a church and large house

placename:- Orton
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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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Orton Mar. Wed. / V
blocks at cross roads, town, market, vicarage

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

old map:- Bickham 1753-54 (Wmd)

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

placename:- Orton
county:- Westmorland
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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Orton
Building; labelled as a town.

placename:- Orton
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

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.
Orton Market Wednesday.

placename:- Orton
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

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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Orton
circle, tower/s, upright lowercase text; town

placename:- Orton
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

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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Orton
circle; village or town

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

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

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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Orton
Circle, buildings, towers.

placename:- Orton
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1670

in Westmoreland / The Hundred of Bottome of Westmoreland
Records, hearth tax returns, exchequer duplicates, Westmorland, 1670.
Orton Towne

placename:- Orton Towne
date:- 1670
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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Orton
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Orton
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

table of distances:- Simons 1635

Table of distances and map of Westmorland, engraved by Jacob van Langeren, published by Mathew Simons, London, 1635-36.
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Orton N
and tabulated distances

placename:- Orton
date:- 1635
period:- 17th century, early; 1630s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Wmd)

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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Orton
circle, building and tower

placename:- Orton
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.
Orton

placename:- Orton
county:- Westmorelandia
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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Orton
circle with two side bars; town

placename:- Orton
locality:- West Ward
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

market notes:- see:- Palmer's Index No.93:: Public Record Office

see:- Owen: 1792: New Book of Fairs

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

Wednesday market to be held at the manor, granted by Edward I to Ranulph de Dacre and Thomas de Musegrave, 14 January 1278; listed in the Calendar of Charter Rolls.
Letter patent for a market at Overton, 6 Ed 1, 1277-78, in Palmer's Index No.93 at the Public Record Office.
Market day Wednesday given on Bowen and Kitchin's map, 1760.
Market listed by Owen, 1792.

other name:- Overton
market town
person:- : Edward I
person:- : Dacre, Ranulph de
person:- : Musegrave, Thomas de
date:- 1278; 1792; 1760

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Orton -- Orton S -- Cumbria / -- On a less cheerful day. -- 31.12.2010

button   All Saints, Orton
button   bridge, Orton S
button   gate, Orton S
button   George Hotel, Orton S
button   Greystone Cottage, Orton
button   house, Orton
button   house, Orton (2)
button   Ingmoor, Orton
button   Kirkland House, Orton
button   Market Hall, Orton S
button   Old School House, Orton S
button   Orton Hall, Orton S
button   Orton Liberal Club, Orton
button   Orton Methodist Church, Orton S
button   Orton, Orton S: Kennedys Fine Chocolates
button   Orton, Orton S: New Village Tea Rooms
button   Orton, Orton S: Stores and Post Office
button   Petty Hall, Orton S
button   pinfold, Orton S
button   ring of bells, Orton
button   road, Sedbergh to Orton
button   school, Orton
button   Swan Villa, Orton
button   Temperance Hall, Orton S
button   Town Head House, Orton S
button   Vicarage, Orton S
button   Waverley Temperance Hotel, Orton S

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