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Millom

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Cumbria

Small former iron‐working town on the Duddon estuary. Apart from two years spent in a hospital in Hampshire in the 1930s (where, during treatment for...

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Millom

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Cumbria

Small former iron‐working town on the Duddon estuary. Apart from two years spent in a hospital in Hampshire in the 1930s (where, during treatment for...

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Millom

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 16 words.

Millum c.1180. ‘(Place at) the mills’. OE myln in a dative plural form mylnum.

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Millom

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 246 words.

Small former iron‐working town on the Duddon estuary. Apart from two years spent in a hospital in Hampshire in the

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[38] To: Mr. Ferdinand Hudleston, in Millom; Kendal, 16 April, 1711

Joseph Symson.

Edited by S. D. Smith.

in Records of Social and Economic History: New Series, Vol. 34: ‘An Exact and Industrious Tradesman’: The Letter Book of Joseph Symson of Kendal, 1711–1720

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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[73] Mr. Humphrey Senhouse, at Millom Castle; Kendal, June 22, 1711

Joseph Symson.

Edited by S. D. Smith.

in Records of Social and Economic History: New Series, Vol. 34: ‘An Exact and Industrious Tradesman’: The Letter Book of Joseph Symson of Kendal, 1711–1720

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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Nicholson, Norman (1914–87)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 30 words.

(1914–87),

poet: b. and lives in Millom. ‘On the Dismantling of Millom Ironworks’ , ‘Hodbarrow Flooded’

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Pratt, John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 139 words.

late temp. Surgeon RN; Physician and Surg.; MOH Millom RD, and Medical Superintendent Millom ID Hospital

Born Gawsworth, Co. Cork, 26 Jan. 1880; s of late Robert...

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FLY, last

Iona Opie and Moira Tatem.

in A Dictionary of Superstitions

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 186 words.

1948 Woman, c. 20 [Millom, Cumb.] The last fly of winter has a special magic value.

1960 Folklore 255 [Hartlepool,

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Postlethwait

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 68 words.

English: habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Millom, Cumbria. The name is not recorded until the

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Nicholson, Norman (1914–87)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 95 words.

Poet, born in the working‐class iron town of Millom, Cumberland, where he lived all his life (apart from a

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