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placename:- Ellen, River
parish Plumbland parish, once in Cumberland
parish Aspatria parish, once in Cumberland
parish Blennerhasset and Torpenhow parish, once in Cumberland
parish Allhallows parish, once in Cumberland
parish Dearham parish, once in Cumberland
parish Crosscanonby parish, once in Cumberland
parish Ireby parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
river
coordinates:- NY2436
coordinates:- NY1641
coordinates:- NY0637
10Km square:- NY23
10Km square:- NY03
10Km square:- NY14

1Km square NY2436

1Km square NY1641

1Km square NY0637

photograph

Ellen, River -- Plumbland and Aspatria etc -- Cumbria / -- At Arkleby Bridge. -- NY14274044 (at) -- 10.7.2009
photograph

Ellen, River -- Plumbland and Aspatria etc -- Cumbria / -- Sign near Ellenhall Bridge:- -- 'ASPATRIA A.C / PRIVATE FISHING / PERMIT HOLDERS / ONLY' -- NY11643908 (at) -- 27.3.2009

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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Ellen R.

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

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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Ellen R.

placename:- Ellen River
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Page 40:-
... The Ellen rises in the mountains north of Skiddaw, and passing Uldale, Ireby, and Ellenborough, falls into the sea at Maryport.
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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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Ellen R.
tapering wiggly line; river

placename:- Ellen River
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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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Ellen R.

placename:- Ellen River

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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tapering wiggly line; river
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Cooke 1802

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

placename:- Ellen River
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old text:- Camden 1789

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 171:-
...
There still remain ruins of walls at the mouth of the Elen or Elne, as it is now called, which, after a short course, has at its source Ierby, ...

placename:- Elen, River
other name:- Elne, River
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
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river
county:- Cumberland

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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Elne R.
double line with stream lines, river mouth at the sea

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

old map:- Badeslade 1742

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
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Elne R.
tapering wiggly line

placename:- Elne River
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

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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a Stone Bridge
At mile 23 from Egremont.
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

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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Elne R.

placename:- Elne 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 23, Cumberland.
River crossed by the road over:-
a Stone bridg
no bridge is drawn.
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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Double wiggly line, tapering to single.
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Jenner 1643

Table of distances and map, Cumberland, now Cumbria, scale about 21 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Jenner, London, 1643.
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wiggly line
date:- 1643
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

poem:- Drayton 1612/1622 text

Poem, Polyolbion, by Michael Drayton, published 1612, part 2 with Cumbria published by John Marriott, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe, London, 1622.
page 166:-

placename:- Elne
date:- 1612; 1622
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s; 1620s

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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Elne fl
River, naiad.

placename:- Elne 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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Elne flu
double line with stream lines, runs into the sea

placename:- Elne flu.
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

source:- Keer 1605

Map, Westmorlandia et Comberlandia, ie Westmorland and Cumberland now Cumbria, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, probably by Pieter van den Keere, or Peter Keer, about 1605; published about 1605 to 1676.
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county:- Cumberland

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Elne flu:
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placename:- Elne Flu.
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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Ellen R.
tapering wiggly line; river

placename:- Ellen River
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Ellen, River -- Plumbland and Aspatria etc -- Cumbria / -- At Ireby High Bridge Bridge. -- NY23953849 (at) -- 2.5.2013
tiny photograph, 
button to large Ellen, River -- Plumbland and Aspatria etc -- Cumbria / -- At Dearham Bridge. -- NY06913718 (at) -- 14.3.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Ellen, River -- Plumbland and Aspatria etc -- Cumbria / -- At Ellenhall Bridge. -- NY11643908 (at) -- 27.3.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Ellen, River -- Plumbland and Aspatria etc -- Cumbria / -- 4.5.2012 -- Old Harbour, Maryport, -- NY03303670 (about)

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button   Cock Bridge, Blennerhasset and Torpenhow
button   Dearham Bridge, Dearham
button   Ellenhall Bridge, Gilcrux
button   fish trap, Seaton
button   fish trap, Seaton (2)
button   Ireby High Bridge, Ireby
button   Ireby Low Bridge, Ireby
button   mill, Aldersceugh
button   railway bridge, Ellen Villa (2)
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