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placename:- Stainton
parish Dacre parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY48572837
10Km square:- NY42

1Km square NY4827

photograph

Stainton -- Dacre -- Cumbria / -- The green at the top of the village -- 8.6.2006

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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Stainton

placename:- Stainton
county:- Westmoreland
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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placename:- Stainton

old text:- Clarke 1787

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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... arrive at the pleasant village of Stainton: here we see rural wealth and tranquillity displayed in the liveliest colours; the houses are remarkably clean and well built; and if incomes more than adequate to the expenditure of the possessors can be called riches, the inhabitants of Stainton may be styled wealthy. The lands belonging to this village are so remarkable for their fertility, that in the Spring of the year 1785, having occasion to go to London, I did not see any where, (either in Durham, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, or Essex,) the corn in such forwardness as it was here. There is now living in Stainton one John Bristo, an healthy man, of the great age of ninety-four; eight years ago his family stood as follows:
His wife lived to the age of eighty-eight, and his servant died two years ago, aged eighty-six, after serving him sixty-four years. It is further remarkable, that after the first four years of her service, she gave him notice that she intended to leave him, and continued to do so regularly every half years afterwards; at length she actually did leave him, and died within two months after her departure.
This venerable villager is remarkably strong built and boney, and has always enjoyed so good a state of health, that he never paid any thing to either surgeon or physician: he is, farther, remarkable for his pacific disposition; never having paid, or caused any one to pay any thing for law. Though naturally silent and diffident, he is, to this day, an eminent promoter of mirth; and will take his glass regularly among chearful company till a moderate hour, when he always retires. He never wore a coat, or any other article of dress, which was not spun in his own family, and the cloth manufactured by a neighbour: his cloathes were also made of the wool of his own sheep, and were either dyed by a neighbour, or what is here called Skiddow-Gras[s] [Skiddow-Grey], viz. black and white wool mixed. His wife was every way his counterpart; and he
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has a brother now alive who is clerk at the parish church of Greystock, and is only two years younger than himself.
Stainton lies in the parish of Dacre and barony of Greystock; part of the lands are freehold, and part customary; paying twenty-penny fine certain at the death of lord or tenant, and thirty-penny fine at an alienation: it pays likewise seventeen shillings and four-pence cornage to Kendale Castle for maintaining of watches upon the Picts Wall.

placename:- Stainton
person:- : Bristo, John
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old print:- Clarke 1787

'Villa' is used for villages.
Bearing from line Penrith Beacon to Helvellyn on topograph = 9 degrees;
bearing calculated from grid references = 2 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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Stainton Villa
circle

placename:- Stainton Villa
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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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Stenton
no symbol

placename:- Stenton
county:- Cumberland
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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Stainton
circle, tower

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

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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Stainton
Circle, building and tower, on the edge of a park.

placename:- Stainton
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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Stainton
circle, italic lowercase text; settlement or house

placename:- Stainton
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1694
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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Stainton
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Stainton
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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Stainton
circle, tower

placename:- Stainton
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Building, symbol for a hamlet, which may or may not have a nucleus.
Stainton

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

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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Stainton

placename:- Stainton
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

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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Stainton
circle; village or hamlet

placename:- Stainton
locality:- Leath Ward
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

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button   dovecote, Stainton
button   fingerpost, Stainton
button   fingerpost, Stainton (2)
button   ford, Stainton
button   Greystone House, Stainton
button   Halfpenny, Stainton
button   Hallbank, Stainton
button   Hoplands, Stainton
button   house, Stainton
button   Keldhead, Stainton
button   Kings Arms, Stainton
button   Mains House, Stainton
button   Mews, Stainton
button   Midtown, Stainton
button   packhorse bridge, Stainton
button   Rose Walls, Stainton
button   school, Stainton
button   Sellet Lodge, Stainton
button   St John, Stainton
button   Stainton CofE Primary School, Stainton
button   Stainton Hill, Stainton
button   Stainton Methodist Church, Stainton
button   Stainton Shop and Post Office, Stainton
button   Sycamore House, Stainton
button   Thorn Croft, Stainton
button   village hall, Stainton
button   Walnut House, Stainton
button   Waltons Place, Stainton
button   water trough, Stainton
button   water trough, Stainton (2)
button   Waybend Cottage, Stainton
button   Woodlands, Stainton

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