Sources of information

The historical information in the Parish pages was put together by Fiona Lambrick in August/September 2010. If anyone would like to comment on this material or add to it, please post a comment in the box below. The following sources were used in this compilation:

Books and Booklets
“The Diary of Isaac Fletcher of Underwood, Cumberland 1756-1781” edited by Angus Winchester, Published by the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, 1994.

”Sutton and his Circle, the Cockermouth School of Painting 1750-1880” by Mary E Burkett, Published by Skiddaw Press

”A Lakeland Climbing Pioneer, John Wilson Robinson of Whinfell Hall” by Michael Waller, Published by Bookcase

”Willie Irving, Terrierman, Huntsman and Lakelander” by Seán Frain, Published by Merlin Unwin Books

”A Cumberland Valley, A History of the Parish of Lorton” by Ron George, Published by Bovate Publications

“Mr William Lancaster Alexander 1820-1910, One Man’s Life in the Vale of Lorton” by Mick and Jean Jane, Printed by Printexpress, Cumbria Ltd

“Cumbria within living Memory” compiled by The Cumbria Federation of Women’s Institutes, (personal memories of everyday life between 1900 and 1960)

“Tales of a Lakeland Valley – Loweswater” by Sheila Richardson and Pat Evans, Published by Mill Field Publications

“A Dash of White”, the memoir of the Reverend Geoffrey Howard White, Vicar of Loweswater” edited and completed by Rosemary Southey, Published by Forster Davies Ltd

“Tales of a Lakeland Valley – Buttermere” by Sheila Richardson, Published by Mill Field Publications

“Life in old Loweswater” by Rosemary Southey, Published by L&DFLHS

Directories
History, directory and Gazetter of Cumberland & Westmorland 1829
History, directory and Gazetter of Cumberland & Westmorland 1847
Cumberland Families and Heraldry by CR Hudleston & RS Boumphrey
Bulmers Directory 1901

Websites
www.wikipedia.org
www.jenningsbrewery.co.uk
www.lakedistrict-guide.co.uk
www.honister.com
www.imagesofCumbria-Blindbothel
www.derwentfells.com

Contributors of oral and written reminiscences

Mr F Andrews
Miss E Coulthard
Mrs J Crowther
Mr D Denman
Mrs C V Hudson
Mrs D Kennon (dec’d)
Mrs B Ibbertson
Mrs S Mills
Mr D Newton
Mr P Slade
Mrs E Thom-Postlethwaite
The Rev’d Mark Turner
Mrs M Vickers
Mrs M Watkins
Mrs J Woods

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