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4 edition of Cumberland & Westmorland, ancient and modern found in the catalog.

Cumberland & Westmorland, ancient and modern

the people, dialect, superstitions and customs

by J. Sullivan

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Published by Whittaker and co.; [etc., etc.] in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Dialects -- Cumberland.,
  • English language -- Dialects -- Westmorland.,
  • Cumberland, England -- Social life and customs.,
  • Westmorland, England -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWordsworth Collection
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4], iii, [1], 171 p.
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24180888M
    OCLC/WorldCa6021758

    Westmorland (/ ˈ w ɛ s t m ər l ə n d /; formerly also spelt Westmoreland; even older spellings are Westmerland and Westmereland) is a historic county in north west formed an administrative county between and , after which the whole county was administered by the new administrative county of , the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. Cumberland and Westmorland. The County Books Series by Norman Nicholson. The County Books Series. Year Published: First Edition. pages. No dust jacket. Teal cloth boards with gilt lettering, contains photographic plates and fold out map.

    Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society". The Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society was founded in The Society first published its Transactions (TCWAAS) in Fifteen volumes were published up to and from then it became an annual publication. Each volume of TCWAAS contains a collection of edited papers on various topics relating to both the history and the archaeology of the area. From the.

      Sullivan, J[eremiah] Cumberland & Westmorland, ancient and modern; the people, dialect, superstitions and customs (London: Whittaker and Co, ) Comments Leif sends this in, 2 . Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling, more commonly known just as Cumberland Wrestling, is an ancient and well-practiced tradition in the traditional English counties of Cumberland and bears enough of a resemblance to Scottish Backhold, which is practised just north of the border, for them to be classed under the joint heading North Country style.


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Despite the modern county being created only in from the counties of Cumberland, Westmorland and north Lancashire and parts of Yorkshire, Cumbria is an ancient land. Before the arrival of the Romans the area was the home of the Carvetii tribe, which was later assimilated to. Westmorland, historic county of northwestern England, bounded on the north and west by Cumberland, on the southwest and southeast by Lancashire, on the east by Yorkshire, and on the northeast by Durham.

It is now part of the districts of Eden and South Lakeland in the administrative county of. PRE-CONQUEST WESTMORLAND. Beneath the modern counties of north-western England there lies a more ancient division of the country into districts of geographical rather than administrative significance.

Furness and Amounderness, Kentdale, and the original Lonsdale south of the Sands, are all, as their names imply, natural geographical regions.

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Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "Cumberland & Westmorland, ancient and modern; the people, dialect, superstitions and customs". The huge county of Yorkshire was a successor to the Viking Kingdom of York, and at the time of the Domesday Book in it was considered to include what was to become northern Lancashire, as well as parts of Cumberland, and Westmorland.

Most of the later Cumberland and Westmorland were under Scottish rule until After the Norman Conquest. Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archeological Society, Volume 7: Author: Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society: Editors: James Simpson, Richard Saul Ferguson, William Gershom Collingwood: Publisher: The Society, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: The year-old story comes from a new book, The Ghosts of Cumbria, in which former Carlisle journalist Laurie Kemp takes his readers around the county to visit haunted houses or other buildings where eerie happenings have taken place (writes JOHN HURST).

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Cumbria Past is the website of The Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society. The society was founded in with its charitable purpose being the advancement of education and culture in the fields of the arts, heritage and science in the ancient counties of Cumberland and Westmorland.

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The legend of Dunmail has an Arthurian parallel, stating that one day the last king of Cumberland will rise again, taking his crown from Grizedale Tarn and returning to aid his people. Well – we’ll see.

It hasn’t happened yet. In the meantime, however, modern Cumbria is a living reminder of this forgotten Celtic kingdom. Publication Date.