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placename:- Wellfoot
other name:- Well Foot
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY49200384
10Km square:- NY40

1Km square NY4903

photograph

Wellfoot -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 16.4.2010
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Wellfoot -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 16.4.2010

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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Wellfoot

placename:- Wellfoot
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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Wellfoot

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

old map:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

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WELL FOOT

placename:- Well Foot
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 William Sleddall, tenanted by James Horsfall; Well Foot.
/ / Sleddall Wm. Contd.
/ 311 / James Horsfall / Great field / Ar & Mea / 8 590
/ 312 / Do / Meadow / Mea / 9 425
/ 313 / Do / Bogg / Mea / 1 095
/ 314 / Do / Well Foot Homstd. &c Lane / / 0 560
/ 315 / Do / Green / Pasture / 1 660
/ 316 / Do / Wood / / 14 080
/ 317 / Do / Bank / Pas / 4 325
/ 318 / Do / Do / Pas / 13 525
/ 319 / Do / Summer Intake / Pas / 7 500
/ 320 / Do / Grubbing / Pas / 3 500
/ 321 / Do / Parrock / Mea / 0 960
/ 322 / Do / Lane / Mea / 0 325
/ / / / / 65 545
/ 275 / 50/253 pts Do or 25 Gates on / Sleddale Forest / Pas/ 196 235
/ / / / / [total] 261 780

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

source:- Kendal Corn Rent Act 1836

Area 261.780 acres
Do. / James Horsfall / Well Foot / 261 780 261 3 5 / ...

placename:- Well Foot
person:- : Sleddall, William
person:- : Horsfall, James
date:- 1836
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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:- Well Foot
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

census returns:- Census 1891

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Joseph Henry Sharp / Head / Unmarried / 19 / / Farmer's son / Westmorland
Elizabeth Sharp / Sister / Unmarried / 21 / / Farmer's daughter / Westmorland
date:- 1891
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

census returns:- Census 1881

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
James Dixon / Head / Widower / 63 / / Farmer of 601 acres employing 1man, 1boy / Wetsleddale
Edmund Dixon / Son / Married / 30 / / / Kentmere
Mary Ann Dixon / Daughter / Unmarried / / 16 / Farmer's daughter / Longsleddale
Ann Dixon / Dtr-in-law / Married / / 25 / / Burton-in-Kendal
James Dixon / Grandson / / 2 / / / Longsleddale
Tom Dixon / Grandson / / 1 / / / Longsleddale
Jane Varey / Visitor / / / 11 / Scholar / Burton-in-Holme
Richard Varey / Servant / / 14 / / Farm servant Indoor / Longsleddale
William Varey / Servant / / 27 / / Farm servant Indoor / Longsleddale
date:- 1881
period:- 19th century, late; 1880s

census returns:- Census 1871

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
James Dixon / Head / Widower / 50 / / Farmer / Longsleddale
John Dixon / Son / Unmarried / 15 / / / Kentmere
Jane Dixon / Daughter / Unmarried / / 18 / / Kentmere
Mary Ann Dixon / Daughter / / / 6 / Scholar / Longsleddale
John Stainton / Servant / Unmarried / 42 / / Farm servant Indoor /
date:- 1871
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

census returns:- Census 1861

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
James Dixon / Head / Married / 40 / / Farmer of 600 acres / Wetsleddale
Ann Dixon / Wife / Married / / 36 / / ?Ulswater
Grace Dixon / Daughter / / / 12 / / Crook
Edmund Dixon / Son / / 10 / / / Kentmere
Jane Dixon / Daughter / / / 8 / / Kentmere
John Dixon / Son / / 5 / / / Kentmere
Joseph Pearton / Servant / Unmarried / 17 / / Farm servant / Bridgesteer
date:- 1861
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

census returns:- Census 1851

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Thomas Douthwaite / Head / Married / 65 / / Farmer of 70 acres / Kendal
Agnes Douthwaite / Wife / Married / / 65 / Farmer's wife / Kendal
James Douthwaite / Son / Unmarried / 23 / / Farmer's son / Kendal
Gerard Douthwaite / Son / Unmarried / 20 / / Farmer's son / Kendal
Thomas Douthwaite Huck / Grandson / / 8 / / Grandson / Kendal
date:- 1851
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

census returns:- Census 1841

Name / Relationship / Married? / Male, age / Female, age / Occupation / Where born
Thomas Graveson / / / 45 / / Farmer /
Margaret Graveson / / / / 45 / /
Thomas Graveson / / / 13 / / /
William Graveson / / / 10 / / /
James Graveson / / / 9 / / /
Richard Graveson / / / 7 / / /
Michael Graveson / / / 4 / / /
Septimus Graveson / / / 1 / / /
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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William Farrer, Well foot; upper fold bitted near ear, red stroke from fillet down near lisk, W F on horn.

placename:- Well Foot
person:- : Farrer, William
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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JAMES DIXON, Well-foot; upper fold bitted near, stroke from fillet down near lisk, JD on near horn.

placename:- Well Foot
person:- : Dixon, James
date:- 1879
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Wellfoot -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Wellfoot flock; red stroke down near lisk. Matching red ear tags. -- 16.4.2010
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button to large Wellfoot -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Swaledale sheep, newly shorn, newly marked, Wellfoot; Wellfoot mark, red stroke down nearside hook. -- NY492037 (at) -- 6.2004
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button to large Wellfoot -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Wellfoot flock; red stroke down near lisk.

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Thomas Wilson, age 20, Wellfoot, buried 29 June 1781.

placename:- Wellfoot
person:- : Wilson, Thomas
date:- 1781
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

William Robinson, son of Edmund and Esther Robinson, Wellfoot, baptized 8 June 1788.

placename:- Wellfoot
person:- : Robinson, William
person:- : Robinson, Edmund and Esther
date:- 1788
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Edmund Thompson, son of Edmund and Esther Thompson, Wellfoot, baptized 25 April 1790.

placename:- Wellfoot
person:- : Thompson, Edmund
person:- : Thompson, Edmund and Esther
date:- 1790
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Sarah Wilson, age 9, daughter of Robert Wilson, Wellfoot, buried 28 May 1792.

placename:- Wellfoot
person:- : Wilson, Sarah
person:- : Wilson, Robert
date:- 1792
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

George Richardson, son of George and Catherine Richardson, Wellfoot, baptized 21 September 1794.

placename:- Wellfoot
person:- : Richardson, George
person:- : Richardson, George and Catherine
date:- 1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Richard Thompsom, son of Edmund and Esther Thompson, Wellfoot, baptized 1 March 1797.

placename:- Wellfoot
person:- : Thompson, Richard
person:- : Thompson, Edmund and Esther
date:- 1797
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

John Birkett, son of John and Hannah Birkett, baptized 2 March 1800.

placename:- Wellfoot
person:- : Birkett, John
person:- : Birkett, John and Hannah
date:- 1800
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

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. / Grisdale Thomas, Well foot and Hollins root

placename:- Well Foot
person:- farmer : Grisdale, Thomas
date:- 1905
period:- 1900s

directory:- Kelly 1906

LONG SLEDDALE. / COMMERCIAL / Grisedale Thos. Wm. frmr. Well foot

placename:- Well Foot
person:- farmer : Grisedale, Thomas William
date:- 1906
period:- 1900s

directory:- Kelly 1858

Post Office Directory of Westmoreland and Cumberland, published by Kelly and Co, London, 1858.
Long Sleddale / COMMERCIAL / Dowthwaite Thomas, farmer, Well foot

placename:- Well Foot
person:- farmer : Dowthwaite, 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. / Douthwaite, Thos. Well foot.

placename:- Well Foot
person:- farmer : Douthwaite, 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 Thompson William, Well foot

placename:- Well Foot
person:- farmer : Thompson, William
date:- 1829
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

photographs
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button to large Wellfoot -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 6.1.2012
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button to large Wellfoot -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Graduated roof slates. -- 16.4.2010
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button to large Wellfoot -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Ridge stones. -- 16.4.2010
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button to large Wellfoot -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 28.6.2009
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button to large Wellfoot -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 28.6.2009
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button to large Wellfoot -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 28.6.2009
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button to large Wellfoot -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 28.6.2009
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button to large Wellfoot -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Swaledale ram? Wellfoot. -- NY492037 (at) -- 6.2004

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