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placename:- White Gill
other name:- White Lady
parish Coniston parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- SD30809865
10Km square:- SD39

1Km square SD3098


White Gill -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- Running after heavy rains. -- 30.3.2010

White Gill -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- SD30559922 (about) -- 15.10.2013

old map:- OS County Series (Lan 1 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:- White Gill
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 149:-
... There are other mountain paths out of Langdale. There is one into Easedale ... commonly used in good weather. It was by this track that the unfortunate couple,- the
Page 150:-
Greens, whose story is so well known,- were lost in the snow, on their return from a sale in Langdale, to their home and six children in Easedale. ...
person:- : Green, George and Sarah
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

tiny photograph, 
button to large White Gill -- Coniston -- Cumbria / -- 13.4.2006

hearsay George and Sarah Green of Blindtarn Gill Farm were caught in a snow storm walking home from a sale in Langdalehead, and died in White Gill, 19 March 1808.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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