Whitehaven Sentence Examples
The fisheries are extensive, and though there are no ports of the first magnitude on the firth, a considerable shipping trade is carried on at Whitehaven, Harrington, Workington, Maryport and Silloth in Cumberland, and at Annan, Kirkcudbright, Creetown and Wigtown on the Scottish side.
Whitehaven (Witofthaven) was an insignificant possession of the priory of St Bee which became crown property at the dissolution of the religious houses.
Since the Reform Act of 1832 Whitehaven has returned one representative to parliament.
Whitehaven coal was sent chiefly to Ireland in the 18th century.
In 1892 Maryport became an independent port with Workington, Whitehaven and Millom subordinate to it.
In England valuable deposits occur in the Carboniferous Limestone of west Cumberland (Whitehaven district) and north Lancashire (Ulverston district).
Where the Coal Measures reach the sea at Whitehaven, there are coal-mines, and the hematite of the Carboniferous Limestones has given rise to the active ironworks of Barrow-in-Furness, now the largest town in the district.
He was taken over to England as an infant and nursed at Whitehaven, whence he returned to Ireland in his fourth year.
Whitehaven is similarly supplied from Ennerdale, and in the year 1894 Thirlmere in Cumberland was brought into use, as already mentioned, for the supply of Manchester.
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There were even plans for a new ironworks at Whitehaven, but this plan was dropped after Lord Lonsdale refused to give his support.
The C2C can be turned into a circular route by returning to Whitehaven via the Reivers Cycle Route.
Richmond man in court A RICHMOND, Whitehaven, man is to face trial at Carlisle Crown Court over an alleged sexual touching.
The marina and harbor have been redeveloped as part of the Renaissance of Whitehaven.
Recently Sally Greer was in Whitehaven with her father to see the shipyard site that started the entire saga.Advertisement
They toured Whitehaven in sweltering 80 degree temperatures on Tuesday viewing the townÃ¢s beautiful blooms and spotless streets.