Bibliography

 

  > The following books or authors are either referred to in the parish descriptions, or are ones which I can recommend as useful source material for anyone wanting to know more about this beautiful and historic county. ISBN numbers, where given, are from books in my collection, and should not be taken as proof that the books are still in print. Listing is by author's surname.

 

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A Armistead, Wilson. Tales And Legends Of The English Lakes. 1891
B Beatys Illustrated Guide To Carlisle, 1905, and re-printed as a facsimile edition by "Bookcase" in 1999.

Brown, James Walter. Round Carlisle Cross.
These volumes (9 in all, plus a compilation volume) are reprints of newspaper articles published from 1921, and offer an invaluable insight into Carlisle life in the early part of this century and earlier.

Bulmer, T.  & Co. Bulmer's History & Directory Of Cumberland 1901.

C Camden, William. Brittania. 1607.

Carlisle Library. Carlisle In Camera, 1988. ISBN 0 9509096 6 1.

Chance, Sir Frederick, K.B.E. Some Notable Cumbrians. 1931.

D Davidson, Steven. Carlisle Breweries and Public Houses 1894 - 1916. P3 Publications. 2004. ISBN 0 9547739 0 X.

Dickinson, William. A Glossary of the Words and Phrases of Cumberland. 1859.

Dickinson, William. Cumbriana. 1875.

E Eversley, Ruth. Wasdale. 1981. ISBN 0 904131 25 4.
F Ferguson, Robert. The Dialect Of Cumberland, Facsimile edition of 1998, from the original of 1873. ISBN 1 86143 050 7.

Ferguson, Robert. Diocesan Histories - Carlisle. 1889.

Findler, Gerald. Ghosts Of The Lake Counties. 1975. ISBN 0 85206 015 7.

G Gibson, Alexander Craig. The Folk-Speech of Cumberland. 1891.

Gilpin, Sidney. Songs And Ballads Of Cumberland And The Lake Country. 1874. Scarce.

H Higham, Nick. The Northern Counties To A.D. 1000. 1986. ISBN 0 582 49276 9.

Higham, Nicholas, and Jones, Barri. The Carvetii. 1991. ISBN 0 86299 088 2.

Hindle, Brian Paul. Roads And Trackways Of The Lake District. 1984. ISBN 86190 121 5.

Hollett, David. From Cumberland to Cape Horn: The Sailing Fleet of Thomas & John Brocklebank of Whitehaven and Liverpool 1770-1900, with the sub-title "And The Early History of Their Associated Company, Robert and Henry Jeffersons of Whitehaven, plantation owners, Merchants and Shipowners, Established 1734". 1984, Fairplay Publications. ISBN 0905045 62 9. Recommended by Tim Anderson.

Holmes, Martin. Proud Northern Lady. 1984. ISBN 0 85033 225 7. A biography of Lady Anne Clifford.

Hutchinson, W. History And Antiquities Of Carlisle. 1794.

J Jollie, F. Jollie's Cumberland Guide & Directory, compiled facsimile edition of 1995, from originals of 1811. ISBN 0904131 37 8.

Jollie, F. Jollie's Sketch Of Cumberland Manners. Facsimile edition of 1974, from an original of 1796. ISBN 0904131 04 1.

M Mack, James Logan. The Border Line. 1924. Scarce.

Mannix & Whellan. History, Gazetteer And Directory of Cumberland. Facsimile edition of 1974 from the original of 1847. ISBN 0 904131 03 3.

N Neilson, George. Annals of the Solway. 1896. Facsimile edition of 1974, from an original of 1896. ISBN 0 904131 07 6.

Nicolson, J. & Burns, R. History And Antiquities Of The Counties Of Westmorland And Cumberland. 1777.

P Parker, Dr C.A. The Gosforth District - Its Antiquities And Places Of Interest. 1986, originally published in 1904. ISBN 0904131 29 7.

Parker, John. Cumbria. 1977. ISBN 0 7028 1004 5.

Perriam, Denis. "Carlisle," a collection of photos of old Carlisle. 1995. ISBN 0 7524 0166 1.

Perriam, Denis. Carlisle, An Illustrated History. 1992. ISBN 0 9519920 1 5.

Postlethwaite, John. Mines And Mining In The English Lake District. 1983. ISBN 0 904131 10 6.

Pevsner, Nikolaus. Cumberland and Westmorland. 1977. ISBN 0 14 071033 7.
One of a series covering the architectural treasures of England and Wales; invaluable.

R Reed, James. The Border Ballads. 1991. ISBN 1 871739 22 5.

Ridpath, George. Border History. Facsimile edition of 1979, from the original of 1848. ISBN 0 901824 58 5.

S Salter, Mike. The Castles and Tower Houses of Cumbria. 1998. ISBN 1-871731-36-4.

Salter, Mike. The Old Parish Churches Of Cumbria. 1998. ISBN 1 8711371 35 6.

Sawyers, William. A List Of The Cumberland Shipping. Facsimile edition of 1975, from the original of 1840. ISBN 0 904131 09 2.

Scott, Daniel. Bygone Cumberland And Westmorland. 1899. Scarce.

Summerson, Henry. Medieval Carlisle. 2 volumes, 1993. ISBN 1 873124 18 X.

T Topping, George & Potter, John J. Memories Of Old Carlisle. 1922. Scarce.

Towill, Sydney. Carlisle. 1991. ISBN 0 85033 742 9.

Tullie, Isaac. The Siege Of Carlisle. Facsimile edition of 1988, from an original of 1840. ISBN 0 904131 35 1.

W Wakefield, A.M. Cartmel Priory and Sketches of North Lonsdale. 1909. Scarce.

Webb, Brian & Gordon, David A. Lord Carlisle's Railways. 1978. ISBN 0 901115 43 6.

Weston, David W. V. Carlisle Cathedral History. 2000. ISBN 0951992119.

Winchester, Angus J. L. Landscape And Society In Medieval Cumbria. 1987. ISBN 0 85976 179 7.

Wright, Peter. Cumbrian Dialect. 1979. ISBN 0 85206 563 9.

 

  

19 June 2015

Steve Bulman