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placename:- Sadgill
locality:- Longsleddale
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
locality
coordinates:- NY48260570
10Km square:- NY40

1Km square NY4805

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Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Low Sadgill beyond the trees on the left, Middle Sadgill in the middle, and High Sadgill hid in trees to the right. -- 11.2003
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Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Tom Fishwick on the path to Tills Hole. -- 1.7.2009

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 27 7)

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:- Sadgill
building/s
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 27 6,7)

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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Sadgill

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

descriptive text:- Wilson 1912

The waterfall referred to is not Sadgill Force which is the one you can hear; though Sadgill Force does make a low moan.
Book, Longsleddale, by F M Wilson, published by T Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, 1912.
The parish has no village of its own name, but there are two hamlets, Stockdale and Sadgill; the former containing two, and the latter three houses.
At Sadgill you will hear the mournful sound of the water as it dashes over the waterfall and among the rocks; it is about a mile up the glen, a little to the left of the Mardale track. There is no public house,

book:- Watson 1894

Country Parson, A & Watson, John (ed)
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date:- 1894
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

source:- 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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Sadgill

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

descriptive text:- 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.
The township [Longsleddale] has no village of its own name; but there are two hamlets, Stockdale and Sadgill, the former containing two and the latter three houses.
date:- 1895
period:- 19th century, late

old map:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

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SAD GILL

placename:- Sad Gill
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

source:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

Area 268.590 acres
Mattinson Michael / Himself / Sad Gill / 268 590 268 2 14 / ...

placename:- Sad Gill
person:- : Mattinson, Michael
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

source:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

Area 174.575 acres
Anson John / Himself / Sad Gill / 174 575 174 2 12 / ...

placename:- Sad Gill
person:- : Anson, John
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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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building/s

source:- EPNS Westmorland 1967


placename:- Satgill -- 1283
placename:- Sategille -- 1323
placename:- Sapgill -- 1340
placename:- Saggill -- 1546

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:- Sad Gill
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

source:- Prior 1865

Guide book, Ascents and Passes in the Lake District of England, by Herman Prior, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Simpkin, Marshall and Co, London, 1865.
Page 7, on the Stile End path:-
... going through the upper of these two gates; and then continuing without difficulty, with a wall on its right throughout, to the houses in the village. Opposite to these, a bridge is seen, on crossing which you are then in the main road up the valley. ...
date:- 1865
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

shepherds guide:- Robinson, Dent and Vickers 1885

Shepherd's Guide, Robinson, Dent and Vickers, 1885
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103 - JOHN FISHWICK, Sad Gill, Longsleddale. Cropped near ear, a stroke over the fillets and down both lisks, and a stroke from that up the back to the shoulder.

placename:- Sad Gill
person:- : Fishwick, John
date:- 1885
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

shepherds guide:- Hodgson 1849

The Shepherd's Guide, by William Hodgson, Normoss, Corney, Cumberland, printed by S Soulby, Ulverston, Lancashire, 1849.
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GEORGE HUDSON, Sad Gill.
Forked near ear, a red stroke from the fillets to the far side of the tail, and a stroke from the near hock bone over and across the other and down the buttock, TH on the far horn.
locality:- Sad Gill
person:- : Hudson, George
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

shepherds guide:- Hodgson 1849

The Shepherd's Guide, by William Hodgson, Normoss, Corney, Cumberland, printed by S Soulby, Ulverston, Lancashire, 1849.
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GEORGE HUDSON, Sad Gill.
Under key bitted near ear, cropped far, a red stroke over and down both shoulders, and one over the back and down both sides, and a pop at the tail head.
locality:- Sad Gill
person:- : Hudson, George
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

shepherds guide:- Hodgson 1849

The Shepherd's Guide, by William Hodgson, Normoss, Corney, Cumberland, printed by S Soulby, Ulverston, Lancashire, 1849.
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BENJAMIN MARTIN, Sad Gill.
Cropped near ear, a stroke over the fillets and down both lisk[s], and a stroke from that up the back to the shoulders.
locality:- Sad Gill
person:- : Martin, Benjamin
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

shepherds guide:- Walker 1817

Shepherd's Guide or a Delineation of Wool and Ear Marks, by Joseph Walker, published by W Stephen, Penrith, Cumberland, 1817.
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No.1 - JAMES MATTINSON, Sadgill:
Cropped near ear, a red mark on the back and down both lisks, IM on the horn, and a figure.

placename:- Sadgill
person:- : Mattinson, James
date:- 1817
period:- 19th century, early; 1810s

shepherds guide:- Walker 1817

Shepherd's Guide or a Delineation of Wool and Ear Marks, by Joseph Walker, published by W Stephen, Penrith, Cumberland, 1817.
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No 2 - THOMAS WALKER, Sadgill:
Cropped far ear, and under key bitted near, a red mark over both shoulders, and another over behind the shoulders, a pop on the tail head, and TW on the horns.

placename:- Sadgill
person:- : Walker, Thomas
date:- 1817
period:- 19th century, early; 1810s

notes The shepherds guides do not always distinguish the various Sadgill farms, and sometimes just refer to 'Sadgill'.

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Robert Airey son of Christopher Airey, Sadgill, baptized 21 February 1674.

placename:- Sadgill
person:- : Airey, Robert
person:- : Airey, Christopher
date:- 1674
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Miles Garnet son of Christopher Garnet, Sadgill, baptized 19 August 1677.

placename:- Sadgill
person:- : Garnet, Miles
person:- : Garnet, Christopher
date:- 1677
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Ann Anson, widow, Sadgill, buried 21 October 1720.

placename:- Sadgill
person:- : Anson, Ann
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Jane Airey, daughter of John and Agnes Airey, Sadgill, baptized 15 August 1721.

placename:- Sadgill
person:- : Airey, Jane
person:- : Airey, John and Agnes
date:- 1721
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Agnes Airey, wife of John Airey, Sadgill, buried 25 March 1734.

placename:- Sadgill
person:- : Airey, Agnes
person:- : Airey, John
date:- 1734
period:- 18th century, early; 1730s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

John Airey, Sadgill, buried 25 August 1761.

placename:- Sadgill
person:- : Airey, John
date:- 1761
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

John Mattinson, age 60, Sadgill, buried 26 January 1788.

placename:- Sadgill
person:- : Mattinson, John
date:- 1788
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

James Anson, age 81, Sadgill, buried 15 November 1789.

placename:- Sadgill
person:- : Anson, James
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Michael Mattinson, son of James and Agnes Mattinson, Sadgill, baptized 16 May 1790.

placename:- Sadgill
person:- : Mattinson, Michael
person:- : Mattinson, James and Agnes
date:- 1790
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Mary Airey, age 70, wife of Thomas Airey, buried 24 February 1795.

placename:- Sadgill
person:- : Airey, Mary
person:- : Airey, Thomas
date:- 1795
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

directory:- Mannex 1849

Book, History, Topography, and Directory of Westmorland, and Lonsdale North of the Sands in Lancashire, by P J Mannex, published by Simpkin, Marshall and Co, London, 1849.
LONGSLEDDALE TOWNSHIP. / Farmers [dagger] are Yeomen. / Hudson, Geo. bailiff to Lady Howard, Sadgill

placename:- Sadgill
person:- farm bailiff : Hudson, George
person:- : Howard, Lady
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

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. / 2 [star] Mattinson James, Sadgill

placename:- Sadgill
person:- farmer : Mattinson, James
date:- 1829
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Ullswater foxhounds. -- 21.9.2005
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Ullswater foxhounds. -- 21.9.2005
tiny photograph, 
button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Ullswater foxhounds. -- 21.9.2005

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Rainbow. -- 26.5.2009
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Postman, on his way out. -- 8.2.2010

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All growing on the remains and roots of one old tree.
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Fungi. -- NY48230549 (at) -- 5.11.2010
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Fungi. -- NY48230549 (at) -- 5.11.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Fungi. -- NY48230549 (at) -- 5.11.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Fungi. -- NY48230549 (at) -- 5.11.2010
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Fungi. -- NY48230549 (at) -- 5.11.2010

descriptive text:- Ffinch 1983

Book, Kendal and the Kent Valley, by Michael Ffinch, published by Robert Hale, London, 1983.
... Longsleddale was one of the chapelries of Kendal Parish: ... community was active in the wool industry by the end of the thirteenth century. In 1297 there was a fulling-mill at Sadgill ....
mill; fulling mill

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Stone wall. -- NY482056 (at) -- 1.1.2004
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Path from Tills Hole to Low Sadgill. -- 22.7.2004
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Trees in Old Close. -- 2.9.2012
tiny photograph, 
button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Rainbow. -- 26.5.2009
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Windbreak, east of the bridge, Sadgill. -- 13.4.2006
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Cars parked at the road end. -- 7.3.2010
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Postman, on his way out. -- 8.2.2010

photographs
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Postcard.

photographs
courtesy of Heaves Hotel
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Painting, watercolour, Longsleddale N from Sadgill, by T J Banks -- 8.2.2011
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Painting by Banks, signature lower right:- -- '[T J ] Banks' -- 8.2.2011

photographs
courtesy of Alan Fishwick
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 'LONGSLEDDALE NUTTING PARTY 1894'

photographs
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Sheep; snow.
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Sheep; snow.
tiny photograph, 
button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Sheep; snow.
tiny photograph, 
button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Sheep; snow.
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Snow and trees, looking towards Wray Crag.

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Sadgill, Longsleddale, Westmorland, on the Kendal Corn Rent ie tithe map, 1836.
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button to large Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- By J H Hogg, Kendal, 1900s.

fiction Called High Close in
Ward, Humphrey, Mrs: 1888: Robert Elsmere

story At the edge of Sadgill Wood, above Middle Sadgill, there is said to be an ash tree with a horizontal bough, on which can be seen the groove of the rope where the last sheep stealer was hanged in the valley.

button   barn, Longsleddale
button   bield, Longsleddale
button   fulling mill, Sadgill
button   High Sadgill, Longsleddale
button   Longsleddale: haymaking 20090611
button   Low Sadgill, Longsleddale
button   Middle Sadgill, Longsleddale
button   Middle Sadgill, Longsleddale: scanning 2009
button   privy, Sadgill
button   Sadgill Bridge, Longsleddale
button   Sadgill Force, Longsleddale
button   Sadgill Wood, Longsleddale
button   Sadgill: Sam Houghton Challenge 2012
button   sheep feeder, Longsleddale
button   sheep feeder, Longsleddale (2)
button   sheep feeder, Longsleddale (16)
button   stone wall, Sadgill
button   stone wall, Sadgill (2)
button   track, Sadgill to Stile End

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