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placename:- Alston
parish Alston Moor parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s -- selected place
coordinates:- NY719465
10Km square:- NY74
place code:- Alst

1Km square NY7146

photograph

Alston -- Alston Moor -- Cumbria / -- Front Street. -- 23.4.2011
photograph

Alston -- Alston Moor -- Cumbria / -- Station Road. -- 23.4.2011

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 34 9)

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:- Alston
building/s
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

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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Aldstone

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

old map:- Cobbett 1832

Maps, Westmoreland and Cumberland, by William Cobbett, 11 Bolt Court, Fleet street, London, 1832.
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Aldston Moor
dot and circle; town

placename:- Aldston Moor
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1832
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Perrot 1823

Map, Cumberland, Westmoreland, scale about 38 miles to 1 inch, by Aristide Michel Perrot, engraved by Migneret, 1823, published by Etienne Ledoux, 9 Rue Guenegaud, Paris, France, 1824; published 1824-48.
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Aldstonmoor
circle; town

placename:- Aldstonmoor
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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 319-320
Aldstone Moor / At Aldstone Moor, on r. a T.R. to Wolsingham.
market town

placename:- Aldstone Moor
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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Alston More Mar. Sat. / V
blocks, on road, town, market

placename:- Alston More
market town
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Bickham 1753-54 (Cmd)

Maps, A Map of Westmorland, 1753, and A Map of Cumberland, 1754, by George Bickham, published 1750s-96.
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Allstonmore
view (sort of)

placename:- Allstonmore
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1753=1754
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

descriptive text:- Simpson 1746

The three volumes of maps and descriptive text published as 'The Agreeable Historian, or the Compleat English Traveller ...', by Samuel Simpson, 1746.
image SMP4P176, button   goto source.
The principal Towns in Cumberland, are, ... Alstodmore, ...
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... Somewhat to the N.W. of this [Kirkoswald], is
Astonmore, a small Market Town, on the Banks of the River Eln, of which there is nothing to be said, but that the Market is here kept on Saturdays.

placename:- Astonmore
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Morden 1695 (EW)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
image MRD3Cm, button   goto source.
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Alstonmore
circle; village or town

placename:- Alstonmore
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

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.
image MD12NY74, button   goto source.
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Alstonmoor
Circle, buildings, towers.

placename:- Alstonmoor
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

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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Austermore
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Austermore
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

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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Austermore
circle, building, tower

placename:- Austermore
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.
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placename:- Aldeston in Mora
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Saxton 1579

image Sax9NY74, button   goto source.
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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Austermore

placename:- Austermore
county:- Cumberlandia
village
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old itinerary:- Johnson 1908 (Roads/Cum)

Road book, illustrated itineraries, Roads Made Easy by Picture and Pen, vol.3, by Claude Johnson, edited by Lord Montagu, published by The Car Illustrated, 168 Piccadilly, London, 1908.
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Itinerary, Route 43 in Roads Made Easy by Picture and Pen, Doncaster to Glasgow, through Alston, by Claude Johnson, edited by Lord Montagu, published by The Car Illustrated, 168 Piccadilly, London, 1908.
pp.93-97 in the road book, Roads Made Easy by Picture and Pen, vol.3.
printed at beginning, p.93:-
ROUTE 43. / DONCASTER via Boroughbridge (43 1/2), Scotch Corner (72 1/2), Barnard Castle (85 1/2), Middleton-in-Teesdale (96 1/2), Alston (118 1/2), Longtown (148 1/2), Gretna (155 1/4), to GLASGOW (240 1/2).

placename:- Alston
date:- 1908
period:- 1900s

old itinerary:- Johnson 1908 (Roads/Cum)

Road book, illustrated itineraries, Roads Made Easy by Picture and Pen, vol.3, by Claude Johnson, edited by Lord Montagu, published by The Car Illustrated, 168 Piccadilly, London, 1908.
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Itinerary, Route 43 reverse in Roads Made Easy by Picture and Pen, Glasgow to Doncaster, through Alston, by Claude Johnson, edited by Lord Montagu, published by The Car Illustrated, 168 Piccadilly, London, 1908.
pp.98-106 in the road book, Roads Made Easy by Picture and Pen, vol.3.
printed at beginning, p.98:-
ROUTE 43. Reverse. / GLASGOW via Gretna (85 1/4), Longtown (92), Alston (122), Middleton-in-Teesdale (144), Barnard Castle (155), Scotch Corner (168), Boroughbridge (197) to DONCASTER 240 1/2).
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placename:- Alston
date:- 1908
period:- 1900s

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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Aldstone / 302
circle, upright lowercase text; town; distance from London

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

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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Alstonmore
circle, tower/s, upright lowercase text; town

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

market notes:- see:- Owen: 1792: New Book of Fairs

see:- : 1889: Market Rights and Tolls: HM Government

see:- Bowen, Emanuel & Kitchin, Thomas: 1760: New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland

Market day Saturday at Alston More given on Bowen and Kitchin's map, 1760.
Market listed by Owen, 1792.
Market listed by HM Government, 1888.

other name:- Alston More
market town
date:- 1792; 1888; 1760

old print:- Wallace 1890

Book, Alston Moor, its Pastoral People, its Mines and Miners, by William Wallace, published by Mawson, Swan and Morgan, Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, 1890
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Print, lithograph, Alston, from a photograph by T Bramwell, Alston, Cumberland, published by Mawson, Swan and Morgan, Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, 1890
Frontispiece to Alston Moor, its Pastoral People, its Mines and Miners.
printed at bottom:-
T. Bramwell / Photor. Alston / ALSTON.

placename:- Alston
date:- 1890
period:- 19th century, late

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Alston -- Alston Moor -- Cumbria / -- Market Square. -- courtesy of The Hub, Alston.
tiny photograph, 
button to large Alston -- Alston Moor -- Cumbria / -- Front Street -- courtesy of The Hub, Alston.

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