Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 40 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 20 Market Towns of Cumberland, and 10 Market Towns of westmoreland, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
CUMBERLAND: Abbey Holme, Allonby, Alston, Bootle Brampton, Carlsisle, Cockermouth, Egremont, Harrington, Hesket New Market, Ireby, Keswick, Kirkoswald, Longtown, Maryport, Penrith, Ravenglass, Whitehaven, Wigton, Workington.
WESTMORELAND: Ambleside, Appleby, Brough, Burton in Kendal, Kendal, Kirkby Lonsdale, Kirkby Stephen, Milnthorpe, Orton, Shap.
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns