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placename:- Wads Howe
other name:- Wad's Howe
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY49540320
10Km square:- NY40

1Km square NY4903

photograph

Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 9.4.2008
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Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 9.4.2008

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 27 11)

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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Wads Howe

placename:- Wads Howe
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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Wads Howe

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

old map:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

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WADSHOW

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

tithe schedule:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

Beware/ The schedule is arranged by Person; interpretting it by Place is not a certain procedure.
Schedule, each row gives:-
Field no. / Tenant's name / Close ie Field name / Type of culture / Area, acres
Owned by Thomas Hudson jnr, tenanted by himself; Wads How.
/ / Hudson Thos. Junr.
/ 274 / Himself / New Close / Ar / 0 945
/ 275a / Do / Rye Garths in dales / Ar & Mea / 3 000
/ 275 / 24/253 pts Do or 12 Gaits / Sleddale Forest / Pas / 94 230
/ 286 / Do / Little Rye Garths / Mea / 1 645
/ 287 / Do / Acres / Mea / 5 495
/ 288 / Do / Tween Giles / Ar & Mea / 3 110
/ 289 / Do / Kiln How / Pas / 2 200
/ 290 / Do / Homestead Lane &c at Wads Howe / / 0 795
/ 291 / Do / Little Parrock / Pas / 1 290
/ 292 / Do / Plantation / / 0 055
/ 293 / Do / Wood / Pas / 26 675
/ / / / / [total] 139 440

placename:- Wads How
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

source:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

Area 139.440 acres
Hudson Thomas Junr. / Himself / Wads How / 139 440 139 1 31 / ...

placename:- Wads How
person:- : Hudson, Thomas jnr
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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Wads How
circle, labelled in italic lowercase text; settlement, farm, house, or hamlet?

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

source:- EPNS Westmorland 1967


placename:- Waddshow -- 1647

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:- Wads How
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

records:- Farrer and Curwen 1923

Farrer, William & Curwen, John F
1647 : Indentures of a marriage settlement dated 2 February, 23 Charles 1, 1647, between Richard Bennison of Longsleddall, yeoman (1), George Bennison, his son, of Beethon, schoolmaster (2); reciting that in consideration of a marriage to be solemnized between the said George Bennison and Elizabeth Bacchouse of Haverbracke "on this side and before the feast day of Pentecoste," the said Richard hath granted to the said George a messuage tenement in Longsleddall at a place called Waddshow in Longsleddall, in the tenure of the said Richard Bennison parcel of the land of Sir Henry Bellingham knt., and "barronett," of the yearly rent of 11s. 8d., to the said George and his heirs immediately after the death of the said George Bennison and Cecilie his wife; D. at Levens.

placename:- Waddshow
person:- : Bennison, Richard
person:- : Bennison, George and Elizabeth
person:- : Bennison, George
person:- : Bacchouse, Elizabeth
person:- : Bellingham, Herny, Sir
date:- 1647
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

census returns:- Census 1891

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Agnes Atkinson / Head / Widow / / 56 / Farmer / Kendal
James B Atkinson / Stepson / Unmarried / 37 / / Farmer's son / Kendal
Christopher Atkinson / Son / Unmarried / 30 / / Farmer's son / Kendal
Jane Ann Atkinson / Daughter / Unmarried / / 16 / Farmer's daughter / Kendal
Jemima Atkinson / Daughter / Unmarried / / 13 / Farmer's daughter / Kendal
date:- 1891
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

census returns:- Census 1881

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Thomas Hudson / Head / Married / 84 / / Yeoman / Longsleddale
Ellen Hudson / Wife / Married / / 65 / / Whinfell
Thomas Hudson / Son / Married / 25 / / Farmer of 140 acres-employing 1 man / Longsleddale
Jane Hudson / Daughter in law / Married / / 24 / Farmers wife / Over Staveley
Thomas Hudson / Grandson / / 5 / / / Longsleddale
Eleanor / Granddaughter / / / 4 / / Longsleddale
Marion J / Granddaughter / / / 10 months / / Longsleddale
James Beck Brownrigg / Nephew / Unmarried / 24 / / Farm servant indoor / Staveley
Annie Fisher / Servant / Unmarried / / 26 / General Servant (Domestic) / Staveley
Isabella Brownrigg / Visitor / Married / / 46 / Labourer's wife / Whinfell
Rowlandson Brownrigg / Visitor / / / / / Skelsmergh
date:- 1881
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

census returns:- Census 1871

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Thomas Hudson / Head / Married / 74 / / Landowner / Longsleddale
Ellen Hudson / Wife / Married / / 55 / / Whinfell
Thomas Hudson / Son / / 15 / / / Longsleddale
Jane Hudson / Daughter / / / 14 / / Longsleddale
Ellen Brownrigg / Mth.-in-law / Widow / / 86 / Assistant / Levens
Margaret Hoggarth / Servant / Unmarried / / 20 / General servant / Kentmere
Henry Mattinson / Servant / Unmarried / 19 / / Farm servant / Longsleddale
date:- 1871
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

census returns:- Census 1861

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Thomas Hudson / Head / Married / 63 / / Farmer of 127 acres / Longsleddale
Eleonor Hudson / Wife / M / / 44 / Farmers wife / Whinfell
Jane Hudson / Daughter / / / 7 / Scholar / Longsleddale
Thomas Hudson / Son / / 5 / / Scholar / Longsleddale
William Mason / Servant / Unmarried / 21 / / Farm servant / Sedbergh
Ann Taylor / Servant / Unmarried / / 20 / Dairymaid / Sedbergh
date:- 1861
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

census returns:- Census 1851

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Thomas Hudson / Head / Unmarried / 52 / / Freeholder and farmer of 44 acres / Kendal
Jane Hudson / Mother / Widow / / 82 / Infirm / Bampton
Mary Hoggarth / Servant / Unmarried / / 30 / Housekeeper / Kendal
William Kitchen / Servant / Unmarried / 19 / / Servant man / Kendal
date:- 1851
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

census returns:- Census 1841

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Thomas Hudson / Head / / 40 / / Farmer /
Jane Hudson / / / / 70 / Independant /
William Stainton / / / 15 / / Agricultural labourer /
Jane Hoggarth / / / / 15 / Female servant /
date:- 1841
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

shepherds guide:- Wilson 1913

Wilson's New Shepherds' Guide, by Thomas Wilson, Keswick, Cumberland, 1913.
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George Blenkinsop, Wadshow; cropped and forked far, pop on shoulder, G B on horns.

placename:- Wadshow
person:- : Blenkinsop, George
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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THOMAS HUDSON, Wadshow; cropped and forked far, pop on shoulders, stroke down near buttock, TH on horns.

placename:- Wadshow
person:- : Hudson, Thomas
date:- 1879
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

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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THOMAS HUDSON, Wadshow.
Cropped and forked far ear, a red pop on the shoulders, and a stroke down the near buttock TH on the horns.

placename:- Wadshow
person:- : Hudson, Thomas
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early; 1840s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Sheep with the Wadshowe flock mark, in the pasture by Middale. -- Red pop on shoulder. -- 12.5.2006

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Edward Hudson, Wadshow, buried 20 June 1714.

placename:- Wadshow
person:- : Hudson, Edward
date:- 1714
period:- 18th century, early; 1710s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Agnes Hudson, wife of Thomas Hudson, Wadshow, buried 22 May 1772.
Rev Thomas Hudson, son of Thomas and Agness Hudson of Wadshow, buried 10 September 1772.

placename:- Wadshow
person:- : Hudson, Agnes
person:- : Hudson, Thomas
person:- clergyman : Hudson, Thomas
person:- : Hudson, Thomas and Agnes
date:- 1772
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Agnes Wilson, daughter of William and Agnes Wilson, Wadshow, baptized 4 October 1779.

placename:- Wadshow
person:- : Wilson, Agnes
person:- : Wilson, William and Agnes
date:- 1779
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Thomas Hudson, age 80, Wadshow, buried 1 November 1780.

placename:- Wadshow
person:- : Hudson, Thomas
date:- 1780
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Mary Kitchen, daughter of Robert and Margaret Kitchen, Wadshow, baptized 15 June 1783.

placename:- Wadshow
person:- : Kitchen, Mary
person:- : Kitchen, Robert and Margaret
date:- 1783
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Margaret Kitchen, daughter of Robert and Margaret Kitchen, Woodhouse, baptized 2 November 1785.

placename:- Woodhouse
person:- : Kitchen, Margaret
person:- : Kitchen, Robert and Margaret
date:- 1785
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Margaret Kitchen, an infant, daughter of Robert and Margaret Kitchen, Woodhouse, buried 20 February 1786.
Margaret Kitchen, age 27, wife of Robert Kitchen, Woodhouse, buried 22 JUne 1786.

placename:- Woodhouse
person:- : Kitchen, Margaret
person:- : Kitchen, Margaret
person:- : Kitchen, Robert and Margaret
date:- 1786
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Betty Allinson, daughter of John and Ann Allinson, Woodhouse, baptized 15 May 1788.

placename:- Woodhouse
person:- : Allinson, Betty
person:- : Allinson, John and Ann
date:- 1788
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Margaret was baptized 29 May 1758.
Margaret Hudson, age 32, daughter of William Hudson, Wadshow, buried 5 October 1790.

placename:- Wadshow
person:- : Hudson, Margaret
person:- : Hudson, William and Margaret
date:- 1790
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

William Hudson, age 65, Wadshow, buried 24 November 1791.

placename:- Wadshow
person:- : Hudson, William
date:- 1791
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85 -- probably relevant

Sarah Kitchen, age 62, Woodhouse, buried 6 July 1792.

placename:- Woodhouse
person:- : Kitchen, Sarah
date:- 1792
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Mary Hudson, daughter of Thomas and Jane Hudson, Wadshow, baptized 3 March 1793.
Mary Hudson, an infant, daughter of Thomas and Jane Hudson, Wadshow, buried 12 July 1793.

placename:- Wadshow
person:- : Hudson, Mary
person:- : Hudson, Thomas and Jane
date:- 1793
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Mary Cooper, illegitimate daughter of Margaret Cooper, Woodhouse, baptized 16 November 1794.

placename:- Woodhouse
person:- : Cooper,Mary
person:- : Cooper, Margaret
date:- 1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Betty Hudson, daughter of Thomas and Jane Hudson, Wadshow, baptized 15 July 1795.

placename:- Wadshow
person:- : Hudson, Betty
person:- : Hudson, Thomas and Jane
date:- 1795
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Thomas Hudson, son of Thomas and Jane Hudson, Wadshow, baptized 10 November 1797.

placename:- Wadshow
person:- : Hudson, Thomas
person:- : Hudson, Thomas 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. / Martindale Roger, farmer, Wad's how

placename:- Wad's how
person:- farmer : Martindale, Roger
date:- 1897
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. / Hudson Thomas (yeo.), Wadshaw

placename:- Wadshaw
person:- farmer : Hudson, Thomas
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. / Blenkinship George, Whads how

placename:- Whads How
person:- farmer : Blenkinship, George
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. / Blenkinship Geo. farmer, Wads how

placename:- Wads How
person:- farmer : Blenkinship, George
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. / Blankinship Geo. farmer, Wads how

placename:- Wads How
person:- farmer : Blenkinship, George
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. / Blenkinship Geo. farmer, Wads how

placename:- Wads How
person:- farmer : Blenkinship, George
date:- 1910
period:- 1910s

directory:- Kelly 1906

LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL / Blenkinship George, Wads how

placename:- Wads How
person:- : Blenkinship, George
date:- 1906
period:- 1900s

directory:- Kelly 1858

Post Office Directory of Westmoreland and Cumberland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1858.
Long Sleddale / COMMERCIAL / Hudson Thomas, farmer, Wads how

placename:- Wads How
person:- farmer : Hudson, Thomas
date:- 1858
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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. / [dagger] Hudson, Thos. Wadshaw.

placename:- Wadshaw
person:- farmer : Hudson, Thomas
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. / 3 Hudson Thomas, Wadshaw

placename:- Wadshaw
person:- farmer : Hudson, Thomas
date:- 1829
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

photographs
The two sladges are stored in the shed adjoining the house on the north side.
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button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Peat sledge. -- 14.8.2013
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button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Peat sledge. -- 14.8.2013
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button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Sledge, for bracken or hay? -- 14.8.2013
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button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Sledge, for bracken or hay? -- 14.8.2013

photographs
These unsatisfactory pictures are of a plank and muntin partition in the shed on the nroth side of the house.
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button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Plank and muntin. -- 14.8.2013
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button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Plank and muntin. -- 14.8.2013
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button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Plank and muntin. -- 14.8.2013

photographs
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button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Pottery house name sign on the house:- -- 'WAD'S HOWE' -- 9.4.2008
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button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 15.2.2004
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button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 27.8.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 11.4.2010
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button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 16.4.2010
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button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- House name sign at the lane end. -- 27.8.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 29.11.2012

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Wads Howe -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Boy Scouts camping.

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