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placename:- Ulpha
parish Ulpha parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- SD197932
10Km square:- SD19

1Km square SD1993

photograph

Ulpha -- Ulpha -- Cumbria / -- Group of almshouses?? -- 5.6.2007

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 108:-
... Ulpha Kirk is a mere hamlet; but there is a little inn at which the horses can rest if the party are disposed for a walk to the scene of Robert Walker's life and labours. Ulpha Kirk itself is one of the primitive places where the old manners of the district may yet be traced more clearly than in most road-side settlements. The people still think it no sin to do their farm work on Sundays, when the weather,- so precarious here,- is favourable; and the familiar style of "the priest" in these parts makes the transition from work to worship very natural. ...

placename:- Ulpha Kirk
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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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Ulpha
cross, a church

placename:- Ulpha
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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Ulpha

placename:- Ulpha
county:- Cumberland
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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ULPHA

placename:- Ulpha
area; valley

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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St. Iohns
Circle, building and tower.

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

old map:- Saxton 1579

The church in Ulpha is dedicated to St John.
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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Sct Johns

placename:- St Johns
county:- Cumberlandia
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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Ulpha
circle; village or hamlet

placename:- Ulpha
locality:- Allerdale above Derwent Ward
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

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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St. Johns
circle, italic lowercase text; village, hamlet or locality

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

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 232:-
VALE OF ULPHA.
Allason, Henry, yeoman, Low and High.
Atkinson, William, joiner, Basebrown Ground
Braithwaite, Joseph, yeoman, Hazlehead.
Carter, T., grocer, Church House.
Carter, William, grocer, Crook.
Dawson, John, yeoman, Basebrown Ground.
Dawson, Wm., slate-merchant, Moorhouse.
Page 233:-
Dawson, James, shoemaker, Bridgeend.
Dodgson, John, alehouse keeper, Browfoot.
Gaitskell, Wm., teacher, School Cottage.
Gunson, Joseph, miller, &c., Old Mill.
Hird, Wm., blacksmith, Moorhouse.
Jenkinson, Robert, yeoman, Biggart Mire.
Kirkby, Roger, shoemaker, Church House.
Pearson, Rev. R., officiating minister of Seathwaite, Riverbank
Pennington, Robert, yeoman, Biggart Mire.
Pennington, Phillip, yeoman, Biggart Mire.
Pennington, Ic., yeo, Craghole.
Pool, Wm., yeoman, Riverbank.
Postlethwaite, William, tailor, Low Hurst.
Sawrey, J., yeo., Stonethwaite.
Shuttleworth, Thos., innkeeper, Church House.
Stephenson, Thomas, yeoman, Holm Cottage.
Vincent, Charles, mining captain, Holehouse.
Walker, Rev. Jeremiah, minister of Ulpha, Low Hurst.
Whinfield, John, yeoman, Biggart Mire.
Whinfield, John, yeoman, Whinfield Ground,
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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