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placename:- Beetham
other name:- Biedun
parish Beetham parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s; locality
coordinates:- SD49597954
10Km square:- SD47

1Km square SD4979

photograph

Beetham -- Beetham -- Cumbria / -- 12.8.2005
photograph

Beetham -- Beetham -- Cumbria / -- Cast iron SV plate:- -- 'SWRDC / W W / SV / FT IN' -- SD49637948 (at) -- 24.4.2009

old map (vignette):- Burrow 1920s

Road strip maps with parts in Westmorland, Cumberland etc, now Cumbria, irregular scale about 1.5 miles to 1 inch, by E J Burrow and Co, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, 1920s.
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date:- 1920=1929
period:- 1920s

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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Beetham
blocks, settlement

placename:- Beetham
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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Beetham

placename:- Beetham
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 152:-
...
Beetham is a neat village in the secluded vale of the Belo, on the new road from Lancaster to Ulverstone. ...

placename:- Beetham
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:- Beetham

old map:- Baker 1802

Perspective road map with sections in Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland through Kendal and Penrith ending at Carlisle, by J Baker, London 1802.
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Beetham

placename:- Beetham
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Beetham
blocks, italic lowercase text, village, hamlet, locality

placename:- Beetham
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

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:- Betham
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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BEETHAM
blocks, labelled in block caps; village or parish?

placename:- Beetham
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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Betham / V
circle, building and tower, vicarage

placename:- Betham
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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Betham
Outline with fence palings.

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

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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Circle, tower, by a park.
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Seller 1694 (Wmd)

Map, Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, by John Seller, 1694; editions to 1787.
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Betham
circle, italic lowercase text; settlement or house

placename:- Betham
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1694
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 38)

NB: the distance given might be customary rather than statute miles.
Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 247, Westmorland.
Turning left:-
to Betham 2

placename:- Betham
date:- 1675
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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Bethan
Buildings and tower.

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

table of distances:- Simons 1635

Table of distances and map of Westmorland, engraved by Jacob van Langeren, published by Mathew Simons, London, 1635-36.
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Bethan S
and tabulated distances

placename:- Bethan
date:- 1635
period:- 17th century, early; 1630s

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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Bethan
circle, building and tower

placename:- Bethan
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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Betham
dot, circle and tower; village

placename:- Betham
county:- Westmorland

source:- Lloyd 1573

Map, Angliae Regni, Kingdom of England, with Wales, scale about 24 miles to 1 inch, authored by Humphrey Lloyd, Denbigh, Clwyd, drawn and engraved by Abraham Ortelius, Netherlands, 1573.
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Bethan

placename:- Bethan
date:- 1573
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

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:- Bethum
county:- Cumbria

old map:- Saxton 1579

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

placename:- Betham
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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Beetham
circle; village or hamlet

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

market notes:- see:- Palmer's Index No.93:: Public Record Office

Wednesday market to be held at the manor, granted by Edward II to Thomas de Bethum, 28 October 1310; listed in the Calendar of Charter Rolls.
Letter patent for a market at Bethum, 4 Ed 3, 1330-31, in Palmer's Index No.93 at the Public Record Office.

market town
person:- : Edward II
person:- : Edward III
person:- : Bethum, Thomas de
date:- 1310; 1331

hearsay On the road to Slackhead, a little way up on the left is a shrine with the figure of St Lioba, a Benedictine Nun.

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button   Old Beetham Post Office, Beetham
button   ring of bells, Beetham
button   sheepfold, Beetham
button   St Michael and All Angels, Beetham
button   St Michael's Well, Beetham
button   stocks, Beetham
button   summer house, Beetham
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