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2 edition of place-names of Cumberland and Westmorland. found in the catalog.

place-names of Cumberland and Westmorland.

W J. Sedgefield

place-names of Cumberland and Westmorland.

by W J. Sedgefield

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPublications of the University of Manchester -- no.98, no.7
The Physical Object
Paginationxliii, 208p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15971992M

The Cumberland dialect is a local Northern English dialect in decline, spoken in Cumberland, Westmorland and surrounding northern England, not to be confused with the area's extinct Celtic language, parts of Cumbria have a more North-East English sound to them. Whilst clearly being a Northern English accent, it shares much vocabulary with Scots. Cumberland and Westmorland Herald, Penrith, United Kingdom. 9, likes 1, talking about this. Weekly Newspaper of the Year and North West Community Publication of the Year /5(5).

The place-names of Westmorland. by SMITH, A H and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Cumberland and Westmorland. The County Books Series by Norman Nicholson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Cumbria (/ ˈ k ʌ m b r i ə / KUM-bree-ə) is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in North West county and Cumbria County Council, its local government, came into existence in after the passage of the Local Government Act Cumbria's county town is Carlisle, in the north of the county; the only other major urban area is Barrow-in-Furness on the south-western tip of Constituent country: England. Cumberland, historic county, extreme northwestern England, bounded on the north by Scotland, on the east by the historic counties of Northumberland and Durham, and on the south by the historic counties of Westmorland and land is presently part of the administrative county of Cumbria.. Cumberland lies along the northwest coast of England, facing the Solway Firth and the Irish Sea.


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Volume XLIII in. Established inthe Herald is an independent weekly broadsheet newspaper covering a large area of East Cumbria, including the towns of Penrith, Appleby, Kirkby Stephen, Keswick & Alston. CUMBRIA PAST. Cumbria Past is the website of The Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society.

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