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placename:- Nelson Thomlinson School
locality:- Wigton
parish Wigton parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
school; library
coordinates:- NY25844802
10Km square:- NY24
References Listed Buildings 2010

1Km square NY2548

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions) -- perhaps relevant

It is not clear that this refers to a surviving school in Wigton
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 186:-
...
... an hospital founded 1725 by John Thomlinson, M.A. rector of Rothbury, c. Northumberland, ... A school was also established by the procurement of the said founder and his brother.
person:- : Thomlinson, John
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
LIBRARY BLOCK, NELSON THOMLINSON SCHOOL / / LONGMOOR LANE / WIGTON / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 72033 / NY2584348027
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY25844802
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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