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placename:- Waver, River
parish Holme Abbey parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
parish Dundraw parish, once in Cumberland
parish Holme East Waver parish, once in Cumberland
river
coordinates:- NY1751
10Km square:- NY15
county:- Cumbria
parish Boltons parish, once in Cumberland
parish Waverton parish, once in Cumberland
parish Westward parish, once in Cumberland
river
coordinates:- NY2344
coordinates:- NY1751
10Km square:- NY24

1Km square NY1751

1Km square NY2344

1Km square NY1751

photograph

Waver, River -- Holme Abbey and Dundraw etc -- Cumbria -- Cumbria / -- At Shaking Bridge. -- 11.4.2007
photograph

Waver, River -- Holme Abbey and Dundraw etc -- Cumbria -- Cumbria / -- At Waver Bridge. -- NY22294907 (at) -- 11.4.2007

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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Weaver R.
wiggly line, river
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R. Weaver

placename:- Weaver, River
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old map:- Hall 1820 (Cmd)

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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tapering wiggly line; river
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Waver R.
tapering wiggly line; river

placename:- Waver River
county:- Cumberland
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 321-322
Ware Bridge / Cross the Waver River

placename:- Waver, River
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

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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Wiza R.
wiggly line, and river mouth into the sea at Moricambe Bay

placename:- Wiza River
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 261)

Road book, Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv'd, including road strip maps with sections in Westmorland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, derived from maps by Ogilby, 1675, and a county map of Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, with text by John Owen, published by Emanuel Bowen, London, 1720; published 1720-64.
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Stone Bridge over Eln Flu
About mile 27 from Egremont.

placename:- Eln Flu.
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

Morden has labeled the Waver as the Wiza.
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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Wiza R.

other name:- Wiza River
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Seller 1694 (Cmd)

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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tapering wiggly line; river
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1694
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Sanson 1679

Map, Ancien Royaume de Northumberland aujourdhuy Provinces de Nort, ie the Ancient Kingdom of Northumberland or the Northern Provinces, scale about miles to 1 inch, by Nicholas Sanson, Paris, France, 1679.
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tapering wiggly line; river
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1679
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 96)

Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 26, Cumberland.
River crossed by the road by:-
a Stone bridg over Elne fluv
no bridge is drawn.

placename:- Elne Fluvius
date:- 1675
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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Single wiggly line.
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Drayton 1612/1622

Map, Cumberlande and Westmorlande, by Michael Drayton in part 2 of Polyolbion, probably engraved by William Hole; published by John Marriott, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe, London, 1622.
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Wever fl
River, naiad pouring out water.

placename:- Wever Fl.
date:- 1622
period:- 17th century, early; 1620s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

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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double line with stream lines, runs into Moricambe Bay
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Gough 1350s-60s

Reproduction of the Gough Map of Great Britain, reduced size, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, 1875; and a full size line reproduction, with added transcriptions of placenames, 1935.
Running into the sea by Holme Abbey.
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river

old map:- Saxton 1579

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county:- Cumberlandia
river
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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tapering wiggly line; river, ward boundary
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Burghley 1590 (facsimile)

courtesy of the National Library of Scotland
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river

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Waver, River -- Holme Abbey and Dundraw etc -- Cumbria -- Cumbria / -- At New Bridge. -- NY18385143 (at) -- 26.7.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large Waver, River -- Holme Abbey and Dundraw etc -- Cumbria -- Cumbria / -- At New Bridge. -- NY18385143 (at) -- 26.7.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large Waver, River -- Holme Abbey and Dundraw etc -- Cumbria -- Cumbria / -- NY168521 (about) -- 26.7.2007

button   Mill Bridge, Waverton
button   New Bridge, Holme Abbey
button   Parson Bridge, Westward
button   Shaking Bridge, Boltons
button   Whitrigg Bridge, Kirkbride

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