Jollie's Cumberland Guide & Directory 1811

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Part One.

  • Chapter 1 - Approach to Carlisle from the north.
  • Chapter 2 - Ancient state of Carlisle.
  • Chapter 3 - Present state of Carlisle - trade &c.
  • Chapter 4 - Public edifices, institutions, &c.
  • Chapter 5 - Political history of Carlisle.
  • Chapter 6 - Antiquities - Roman Wall, &c.
  • Chapter 7 - A list of eminent men, natives of the county. The entries from this chapter have been included within Cumberland's Worthies.
  • Chapter 8 - A list of all the parishes, chapelries, townships, villages, gentlemen's seats, mines, minerals, &c. in the county.
  • Chapter 9 - The route from Carlisle by the east.
  • Chapter 10 - The return to Carlisle from the south.

Part Two.

  • Chapter 1 - Route by Blackhall, and Hesket-new-market, to Keswick - 28 miles.
  • Chapter 2 - Route by Dalston to Rose Castle.
  • Chapter 3 - Face of the Country to Bowness - 14 miles.
  • Chapter 4 - Face of the Country to Wigton - Description of that place.
  • Chapter 5 - Gentlemen's Seats, and Description of the Country to Ireby.
  • Chapter 6 - Route to Maryport.
  • Chapter 7 - Description of Workington, &c.
  • Chapter 8 - Route to Cockermouth, Harrington, &c.
  • Chapter 9 - Tour through the Lakes, &c.

Jollie's Guide included maps of Carlisle, Whitehaven, and Workington. These can be accessed via the map index.

 

Jollie's Principal Inhabitants of Cumberland, 1811


These transcriptions have all been proof-read, but anyone relying on these lists to help in their family research is advised to contact Steve Bulman for confirmation that the particular data is accurate.

Lists from several other directories are available at Roland Grigg's web-site which can be found here.

 

Jollie's "Cumberland Guide & Directory, 1811".

 

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19 June 2015

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