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were 2d. per day; coals 4s. 8d. per ton; peats 2d. per cart load;
lead 17d. per stone; journey to Ulver- stone, 4d.; to Lancaster Is.
Id.; and to Dalton 6d. A.D. 1602.?On one of the leaves of the
register of burials in the Parish Church of Lancaster, is the
following memorandum regarding Arnside Tower, which, as well as
Raisholm Tower, in Cartmel, belonged first to the Harrington
family, and afterwards to the family of Stanley, Lord Monteagle: "
Me. that ye 27 daio of October att night, beinge in the year of our
Lord God 1602, beinge a mightie windo was Arma- syeeid Tower
burned, as it pleased the Lorde, to Yearthe (earth). Rictd.
Townson, minster (minister)." COST OF TURF?MENDING THE GREAT BELL
OF CARTMEL CHURCH. "A.D. 1603.?Payed for a loado of turfs, 2d.; and
for hanginge the great bell and mending the church steele, 4s. 6d."
"A.D. 1609.?Payed for mendinge the great bell, 22d." "A.D.
1610.?Payed George Taylior for amendinge the bell wheels, 12s. 7d.
in part payment; payed for organs, 62s. 6d.; payed for riddle, Id."
A.D. 1610.?In the 7th year of James I. an act was passed for the
encouragement of many poor people in Cumberland, Westmorland, and
Lancashire, to continue a trade of making Cogware, Kendals,
Cartmels, and coarse cloths. The cloths here alluded to were coarse
woollens, commonly called Kendal Cottons?the word Cottons being, no
doubt, a corruption of Coatings, the use they were applied to. Real
cotton fabrics were not manufactured in England till about the
middle of the last century. The cotton then used was the produce of
the Levant, West Indies, Demerara and Berbice; indeed, the first
bag of Cotton imported into Liverpool from North America (the
UnitedStates) in 1785, was seized at the Custom House, as not being
the produce of British possessions. E...
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