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placename:- Askham
parish Askham parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY51292367
10Km square:- NY52

1Km square NY5123

photograph

Askham -- Askham -- Cumbria / -- The green at Askham. -- 22.8.2005
photograph

Askham -- Askham -- Cumbria / -- 11.6.2009

old print:- Bradley 1901

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Print, uncoloured lithograph, Askham Village, Westmorland, by Joseph Pennell, published by Macmillan and Co, London, 1901.
On page 31 of Highways and Byways in the Lake District, by A G Bradley.
printed at bottom left:-
Joseph Pennell
printed at bottom:-
Askham Village.

placename:- Askham
date:- 1901
period:- 1900s

old print:- Bradley 1901

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Print, uncoloured lithograph, Askham, Westmorland, by Joseph Pennell, published by Macmillan and Co, London, 1901.
On page 35 of Highways and Byways in the Lake District, by A G Bradley.
printed at bottom:-
Askham.

placename:- Askham
date:- 1901
period:- 1900s

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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Askham
blocks, settlement

placename:- Askham
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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Askham

placename:- Askham
county:- Westmoreland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 135:-
...
... Askham, a good village in a pleasant situation, opposite to Lowther Park. ...

placename:- Askham
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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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ASKHAM

placename:- Askham

old print:- Clarke 1787

'Villa' is used for villages.
Bearing from line Penrith Beacon to Helvellyn on topograph = -28 degrees;
bearing calculated from grid references = -42 degrees.
Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
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Askham Villa
circle

placename:- Askham Villa
date:- 1787
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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placename:- Askham
building/s
county:- Westmorland

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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Askham
blocks, labelled in upright lowercase text; settlement; town?; a stream is drawn running down the main street

placename:- Askham
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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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Askham
circle, tower

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

old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland? in The Agreeable Historian by Samuel Simpson, printed by R Walker, Fleet Lane, London, 1746.
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Ask ham

placename:- Ask Ham
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

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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Askham
Circle, building and tower.

placename:- Askham
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

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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Askham
Circle, building and tower.

placename:- Askham
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1670

in Westmoreland / The Hundred of Bottome of Westmoreland
Records, hearth tax returns, exchequer duplicates, Westmorland, 1670.
Askam

placename:- Askam
date:- 1670
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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Askham
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Askham
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Jenner 1643

Table of distances and map, Westmerland ie Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Jenner, London, 1643.
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Askham
dot, circle, tower

placename:- Askham
date:- 1643
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Wmd)

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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Askham
circle, building and tower

placename:- Askham
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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Askham
dot, circle and tower; village

placename:- Askham
county:- Westmorland

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Askham

placename:- Askham
county:- Westmorelandia
village
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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Askham
circle; village or hamlet

placename:- Askham
locality:- East Ward
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Hall 1820 (Wmd)

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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Askham
circle, italic lowercase text; settlement

placename:- Askham
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Askham -- Askham -- Cumbria / -- Upper part of the village. -- 27.4.2012
tiny photograph, 
button to large Askham -- Askham -- Cumbria / -- Farmyard, -- NY51312364 (at) -- 27.4.2012

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