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North West England travel journal



North West England travel journal



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Journal of Wornum's travels during August 1831. It includes descriptions and sketches of landscapes, bridges, canals railways and ruins of North West England, particularly the Lake District. He also notes costs, weather, accommodation, acquaintances, and travel details. The journal contains a map of the "The District of the Lakes" by J Otley (1818) folded and pasted inside the front cover. This shows the principle towns, lakes, peaks, and the route taken by Wornum. Other places he visited include: Wrexham, Chester, Ellesemere, Liverpool, Birkenhead, Bootle, Burton, Lancaster, Newton, Morecombe, Furness, Keswick and Cockermouth.

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