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Image for L/Cpl James Hewitson V.C.- Coniston, Cumbriaview gallery

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Grave of a Famous PersonL/Cpl James Hewitson V.C.- Coniston, Cumbria

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Lance Corporal James Hewitson was awarded his V.C. for his action during the First Great World War in 1918.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/21/2012

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Gershom Collingwood (1854 - 1932)

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William G Collingwood lived at Lanehead about a mile from Brantwood, John Ruskin's home, and was Ruskin's secretary from 1881 onwards, and was to become after John Ruskin, Coniston's most notable resident.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/20/2008

last visited: 4/22/2010

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Ruskin (1819 - 1900)

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John Ruskin was one of the greatest figures of the Victorian age, poet, artist, critic, social revolutionary and conservationist. A man ahead of his time promoting 'green' and social issues.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/17/2008

last visited: 4/22/2010

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Grave of a Famous PersonDonald Campbell C.B.E. World Water Speed Record Holder, Coniston, Cumbria

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Donald Campbell C.B.E. set and held World the Water Speed Record with Bluebird his jet powered boat, on Coniston Water, during winter 1967. His body and wreckage were not found until 2001, on the lake bed.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/19/2006

last visited: 7/27/2008

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Grave of a Famous PersonOscar Theodor Gnosspelius (1878-1953)

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Oscar Gnosspelius is remembered by Arthur Ransome's readers as 'Squashy Hat' in the book Pigeon Post, which is dedicated to Oscar Gnosspelius. More importantly he designed and flew the first plane to take off from a body of water, in the UK.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/8/2007

last visited: 4/22/2010

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Grave of a Famous PersonJosefina de Vasconcellos MBE (1904-2005)

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Josefina de Vasconcellos was England's oldest living sculptor. Born in Moseley on 26 October 1904, and only died on 20 July 2005. Josefina divided her time between London and Langdale.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/21/2010

last visited: 8/22/2010

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Irwin 1822-89, Chapel Stile, Cumbria, UK

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The grave of Cumbria’s foremost country fiddler.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/29/2010

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonG. M. Trevelyan OM, CBE, FRS, FBA, Chapel Stile, Cumbria, UK

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The grave of one of England’s foremost historians

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/29/2010

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonArthur Ransome

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Arthur Ransome was a children's author who lived in the Lake District after working as a foreign correspondent in Russia. He married Trotksy's secretary.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/14/2008

last visited: 4/14/2011

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Grave of a Famous PersonKurt Schwitters Creator of Merz, Ambleside, Cumbria

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Kurt Schwitters, born in Hanover, has two headstones, one in Ambleside, Lake District. Creator of MERZ (collage) form of art.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/16/2006

last visited: 4/16/2010

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Grave of a Famous PersonW E Forster

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William Edward Forster was a Liberal MP who brought in the first education reform acts in 1867-68. He lived between 1818 and 1886. His gravestone is right next to Charlotte Mason's, another education reformer whose ideas are still used today.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/16/2012

last visited: 4/18/2012

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Grave of a Famous PersonCharlotte Maria Shaw Mason, Ambleside, Cumbria, UK

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Charlotte Mason was a pioneer in education and founder of the Parent’s National Education Union.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/5/2010

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonM. J. B. Baddeley (1843–1906)

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M. J. B. Baddeley wrote early holiday guides for visitors to popular areas of Britain. The clock between Windermere and Bowness is dedicated to him.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2010

last visited: 4/17/2012

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Hayton Mawson 1861 - 1933

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T H Mawson was a celebrated landscape architect. He was the first to coin that phrase as he designed houses and landscaped many gardens. Thomas was the eldest of three brothers. All are buried here. There are no headstones, nor inscription.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/30/2010

last visited: 4/17/2012

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry William Schneider (1817 – 1887)

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Henry William Schneider was a Victorian industrialist who through his endeavours helped turn Barrow-in-Furness from a fishing village to an industrial town. It is fitting that there iron railings around his grave.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/6/2010

last visited: 4/17/2012

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Grave of a Famous PersonBishop of Llandaff, Richard Watson

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Richard Watson was educated at Heversham Grammar School and Trinity College, Cambridge. He went on to be Bishop of Llandaff, after a professorship in chemistry, then religion. He was inventor of the cylinder method of charcoal production.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/4/2011

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Archibald Spooner

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Reverend WA Spooner was an Oxford don, responsible for introducing the word spoonerism in to the English idiom.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/26/2009

last visited: 8/21/2011

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Grave of a Famous PersonWill Ritson, Wasdale, Cumbria

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Will Ritson was the notorious landlord of the Huntsman's Inn, now Wasdale Head Inn, and self proclaimed "Biggest Liar in the World" for his tall tales. His fame continues at an annual Biggest Liar competition at the Bridge Inn, Santon Bridge.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/20/2010

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Romney

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George Romney the world renowned portrait painter was born in Beckside Dalton in Furness on the 15th of June 1734. His grave can be found in St.Mary's parish church Dalton,Cumbria England.

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location: United Kingdom

date approved: 2/20/2008

last visited: 3/12/2008

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Grave of a Famous PersonSir Hugh Seymour Walpole CBE (1884-1941), St John’s Churchyard, Keswick, Cumbria, UK

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The grave of Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, a foremost English novelist.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/21/2012

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Southey, St Kentigern’s Church, Great Crosthwaite, Cumbria, UK

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The grave and memorial of the Poet Laureate Robert Southey at St Kentigern’s Church

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/29/2010

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCanon Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley,St Kentigern’s Church, Great Crosthwaite, Cumbria UK

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The grave of one of the founder of the National Trust and the founder of the Keswick School of Industrial Art

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/27/2010

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEdith Caroline Rivett, Aughton, Lancashire

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Edith Caroline Rivett was a prolific detective crime authoress. She used many pseudonyms. Carol Carnac, E C R Lorac, Carol Rivett, Mary le Bourne. Her work has a dedicated following although no longer in print.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/24/2012

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMary Harrison (Maid of Buttermere), St Kentigern’s Church, Caldbeck,

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The final resting place of Mary Harrison, known throughout Britain as the Maid of Buttermere.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Peel, St Kentigern’s Churchyard, Caldbeck, Cumbria

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The grave of the huntsman, John Peel, immortalized in song.

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location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2012

last visited: never

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