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View of  the  Priory – Pat Rowland

Cartmel is a village with a 12th-century Priory, which survived the reformation, located uniquely between two streams, one flowing northwards and one flowing southwards. Today, Cartmel is also renowned for its racecourse, the l’Enclume restaurant and the sticky toffee pudding.

Cartmel bibliography by John Beckett

Priory History by Freddy Perry

Cartmel History Walk around the village by Pat Rowland

Cartmel Clockmaker by Nigel Mills

Cartmel From Greenbank to Barrow Island by Nigel Mills

Mr Copeland’s Perambulations in Cartmel by Barbara Copeland

The Cartmel Agricultural Society and Show  – the early years by Pat Rowland

Speel Bank Farm by Lyn prescott

AYNSOME – v3 by Anthony Varley

In the Footsteps of William Marshal by Angela Monkman Brushett

Links to the Bigland Family of Cartmel by Kev Sewell

The Sill family of Cartmel by Barbara Copeland

The Early History of Horse Racing on the Cartmel Peninsula by Pat Rowland

Cartmel Tan Yard by Pat Rowland

Cartmel Methodist Church by Pat Rowland

James Shaw by Elaine Edge

Mr Watson_s Hearse by Pat Rowland

Cartmel’s Smithies by Peter Roden

An early list of farmers and land owners in Cartmel by Les Gilpin

Gaskarth Family Cartmel 19th century (1) by Barbara Copeland

William Richardson Nash by John Beckett

See also the Cartmel Priory Graveyard page to locate graves and to read the inscriptions.

See also the Magna Carta Page to read about the Magna Carta 800 celebrations (September 2015)

Lectures about Cartmel

War Memorials in Cartmel

Monastries in North Lancashire

Rocks, Lakes and Early History in Cartmel

A soldier of the Great War