Newspaper sources

This page lists newspaper source material for the Lake District 24-Hour Fell Record. Sources are ordered by date

Note: many articles were available in other publications than the ones listed below (sometimes the same piece was reproduced in a large number of other periodicals, often in different levels of detail). Facsimiles are not included in this list. 

'Pedestrianism'. Morning Advertiser (24 August 1832) [idn062]

'A Mountaineering Feat'. Bury Times (19 August 1865) [idn052]

'Fatal Accident to the Rev. J. Elliott', Chichester Express and West Sussex Journal (03 08 1869) [idn094]

'Untitled', Cork Constitution (06 08 1869) [idn089]

'Fatal Accident in Switzerland'. Bedfordshire Mercury (7 August 1869) [idn088]

'Melancholy Death of a Brighton Clergyman'. Kentish Gazette (10 August 1869) [idn083]

'Mountaineering Extraordinary in the Lake District', Cumberland and Westmorland Advertiser, and Penrith Literary Chronicle (21 06 1870) [idn097]

'Pedestrian Exploit in the Lake District'. Northern Echo (23 June 1870) [idn079]

'Pedestrian Feat Among the Cumberland Lakes'. Newcastle Courant (1 July 1870) [idn056]

'Unitlted', Newcastle Courant (01 07 1870) [idn080]

'"Doing" the Mountains', Carlisle Journal (01 07 1870) [idn099]

'Pedestrian Exploit in the Lake District'. Staffordshire Advertiser (9 July 1870) [idn064]

'Pedestrian Exploits in the Lake District', Lancaster Gazette (09 07 1870) [idn098]

'A Day’s Journey on the Cumberland Mountains'. Soulby's Ulverston Advertiser and General Intelligencer (6 July 1871) [idn059]

'A Day's Journey on the Cumberland Mountains'. Whitehaven News (6 July 1871) [idn071]

'An Adventure in the Lake District'. Penrith Observer (1 August 1871) [idn053]

'Letters', Daily News (03 08 1871) [idn140]

'An English Mountaineering Adventure'. The Enniscorthy News, and County of Wexford Advertiser (5 August 1871) [idn044]

'English Mountaineering', Daily News (08 08 1871) [idn100]

'Remarkable Mountaineering Feat'. Westmorland Gazette (26 August 1871) [idn045]

'To the Editor, regarding "Remarkable Mountain Feat"'. Penrith Observer (29 August 1871) [idn046]

'Mountaineering in the Lake District'. Birmingham Daily Gazette (30 August 1871) [idn060]

'Public Men and Public Affairs'. The Graphic (31 August 1872) [idn075]

'Good Walking'. Soulby's Ulverston Advertiser and General Intelligencer (13 July 1876) [idn078]

'Mountain Climbing', Cumberland Pacquet and Ware's Whitehaven Advertiser (25 09 1877) [idn096]

'A Remarkable Feat of Mountaineering'. English Lakes Visitor (26 May 1883) [idn018]

'Untitled', Athletic News (06 06 1883) [idn017]

'Rights of Way in the Lake District', The Manchester Guardian (03 10 1887) [idn145]

'Rights of Way in the Lake District', The Manchester Guardian (24 12 1887) [idn144]

'A Long Walk in the Lake District', Soulby's Ulverston Advertiser and General Intelligencer (15 05 1890) [idn016]

'A Day in the Cumberland Fells'. Carlisle Express and Examiner (6 January 1894) [idn011]

'Mountain Walking in the Lake District'. Lakes Herald (19 January 1894) [idn041]

'A Notable Walk in the Lake District'. Edinburgh Evening News (9 August 1895) [idn009]

'A Long Walk in the Lake District'. Carlisle Journal (9 August 1895) [idn013]

'The Lake Fells Walking Record'. Shields Daily Gazette (10 August 1895) [idn032]

'A Round Walk on the Fells'. Penrith Observer (13 August 1895) [idn086]

'Topical Notes: General and Local', Bucks Herald (24 08 1895) [idn077]

'Notable Mountaineering Exploits', Carlisle Journal (04 05 1897) [idn015]

'A Record Walk in the Lake District'. Penrith Observer (7 June 1898) [idn073]

'Here and There'. Westmorland Gazette (11 June 1898) [idn027]

'Here and There'. Westmorland Gazette (18 June 1898) [idn012]

'Walking in the Lake District', Field (17 09 1898) [idn141]

'Leaves from Northerner's Note Book', Penrith Observer (20 09 1898) [idn070]

'A Record Walk in Lakeland'. Cumberland & Westmorland Herald (8 October 1898) [idn055]

'Another Mountaineering Record'. Penrith Observer (1 November 1898) [idn072]

'Fell Climbing in Cumberland'. Sporting Life (8 April 1899) [idn008]

'Mountaineering in Lakeland'. Soulby's Ulverston Advertiser and General Intelligencer (​11 May 1899) [idn014]

'Walking in the Lake District'. Penrith Observer (23 May 1899) [idn007]

'Mountaineering in the Lake District'. Shields Daily Gazette (20 September 1901) [idn002]

'A Walk in the English Lake District', Field (21 09 1901) [idn101]

'Breaking a Record on the Lake District Mountains'. Lakes Chronicle and Reporter (25 September 1901) [idn026]

'To the Editor'. Lakes Chronicle and Reporter (2 October 1901) [idn025]

'About the Bishop of Uganda: A Mountaineering Record'. Globe (29 November 1902) [idn063]

'Bishop Tucker’s Exploits'. Lakes Chronicle and Reporter (3 December 1902) [idn057]

'Countryside Crack'. West Cumberland Times (13 December 1902) [idn003]

'Our Walking and That of Our Ancestors'. The Manchester Guardian (15 May 1903) [idn033]

'Walking Matches in Whit-week'. Manchester Guardian (5 June 1903) [id009]

'Sporting Notes'. Nottingham Evening Post (5 June 1903) [idn024]

'Fell Walking in the Lake District'. The Scotsman (5 June 1903) [idn054]

'A Fell Walking Record'. Soulby's Ulverston Advertiser and General Intelligencer (11 June 1903) [idn028]

'Walking Records in the Fells'. Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette (15 June 1903) [idn051]

'The Scawfell Disaster'. Yorkshire Evening Post (23 September 1903) [idn004]

'The Dangers of Scawfell'. Dundee Evening Post (24 September 1903) [idn005]

'Dead Climber's Shocking Injuries / Mr J. W. Puttrell's Views', Sheffield Daily Telegraph (24 09 1903) [idn104]

'Incidental Notes', Carlisle Journal (25 09 1903) [idn019]

'Awful Disaster on Scafell'. Lakes Herald (25 September 1903) [idn040]

'The Fell-Walking Record', West Cumberland Times (30 07 1904) [idn103]

'A Record Fell Walk', English Lakes Visitor (30 07 1904) [idn111]

'A New Fell-Walking Record'. Manchester Guardian (1 August 1904) [id010]

'Fell-Walking Feat', Field (06 08 1904) [idn102]

'The Last Big Fell Walk', West Cumberland Times (19 08 1905) [idn105]

'Breaking the Fell Record', English Lakes Visitor (19 08 1905) [idn106]

'A Great Fell Walk: Doctor's 22 Hours' Tramp', Manchester Evening News (19 08 1905) [idn110]

'A Record Fell Walk'. Sheffield Daily Telegraph (​21 August 1905) [idn049]

'The Gentle Art of Peak-Bagging', Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer (18 01 1906) [idn107]

'Editorial'. Manchester Guardian (2 March 1906) [id011]

'Notable Fell Walks'. The Manchester Guardian (2 March 1906) [idn035]

'Obituary: Bishop Tucker'. Newcastle Journal (16 June 1914) [idn061]

'Big Walk of Cumbrian Hikks: Ninety Miles in Less than a Day', Penrith Observer (07 04 1916) [idn109]

'Climber's Feat: Covered Lakeland Peaks in 22 Hours', Huddersfield Daily Examiner (29 06 1916) [idn108]

'A Lake District Feat'. Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News (15 July 1916) [idn001]

'A Fell-Walking Record', Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News (26 06 1920) [idn115]

'A Great Mountain Walk'. Manchester Guardian (15 June 1922) [idn036]

'The New Lakeland Climbing Record', Penrith Observer (20 06 1922) [idn112]

'To the Hills', Morecambe Guardian (08 07 1922) [idn116]

'A Fell-Walking Record', Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News (12 08 1922) [idn113]

'Eye-Witness's Narrative of the Everest Disaster', Freeman's Journal (25 01 1923) [idn137]

'Giants of the Open Road', Daily Herald (24 04 1924) [idn114]

'Lakeland Climbs', Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer (29 05 1928) [idn138]

'Peak Bagging": Lake District Fell Walker's 100 miles in 33 Hours'. Manchester Guardian (4 July 1931) [id013]

'The Peak-Bagger's Best', Dundee Courier (07 07 1931) [idn124]

'Untitled', The Manchester Guardian (2-  1932) [idn087]

'Lakeland Climbing Record: Attempt on 33 Peaks in 24 Hours'. The Manchester Guardian (21 May 1932) [idn039]

'Lakeland Feat', Yorkshire Evening Post (21 05 1932) [idn118]

'Lakeland Peaks', Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer (21 05 1932) [idn121]

'Mr'. Chapman's Attempt Fails. The Manchester Guardian (23 May 1932) [idn037]

'Night Climbing in Lakeland', Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer (23 05 1932) [idn122]

'Night Climbing in Lakeland', Shields Daily News (23 05 1932) [idn123]

'Diary of a Yorkshireman', Yorkshire Evening Post (25 05 1932) [idn117]

'Climbing Record Broken', Yorkshire Evening Post (13 06 1932) [idn126]

'Lakeland Climbing Record', Penrith Observer (14 06 1932) [idn120]

'Peak Climbing Record', Shields Daily News (14 06 1932) [idn125]

'Climbing Record Broken', Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer (14 06 1932) [idn127]

'Keswick Climber's Feat', The Scotsman (14 06 1932) [idn129]

'Ups and Downs in Lakeland', Sheffield Daily Telegraph (15 06 1932) [idn128]

'A Mountain Climb Grows Easier', Leeds Mercury (05 07 1932) [idn119]

'Nine Times Scafell: One Who Set Columns', Lancashire Evening Post (06 04 1933) [idn134]

'Lakeland Climbers' Epic Attack on Everest', Lancashire Evening Post (31 05 1933) [idn135]

'Peak Climbing', Lancashire Evening Post (24 06 1933) [idn093]

'Untitled', Dundee Evening Telegraph (26 06 1933) [idn091]

'22 Peaks in 12 Hours', Daily Herald (26 06 1933) [idn092]

'Lakeland Climber's Record Bid', Penrith Observer (27 06 1933) [idn090]

'The County of Cumberland', Carlisle Patriot (03 08 1877) [idn082]

'British Gliding Contests', The Times (05 09 1936) [idn150]

'Everest Explorer on the Lake District', Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer (02 12 1936) [idn136]

'Leaves from a Lakeland Notebook', Lancashire Evening Post (28 05 1954) [idn130]

'Bid to Beat Lakes Fells Journey Record', Lancashire Evening Post (10 07 1954) [idn133]

'Mist Ends Attempt on Fell Record'. The Manchester Guardian (12 July 1954) [idn038]

'Leaves from a Lakeland Notebook', Lancashire Evening Post (07 09 1956) [idn131]

'They Will Tackle Unclimbed Himalayas', Lancashire Evening Post (23 01 1957) [idn132]

'Britain's Toughest Test', Guardian (25 06 1960) [idn143]

'New fell record set up on hottest day', Guardian (27 06 1960) [idn142]

'Mountain Walker', Guardian (29 06 1961) [idn146]

'Clerk breaks fells record', Guardian (26 07 1965) [idn147]

'Wizard of the summits runs away with record', Observer (29 06 1975) [idn148]

'The Multi-Marathon Man', The Times (30 06 1982) [idn139]

'Valid record', Independent (21 07 1996) [idn149]

'Freemasons Celebrate a Gem of a Discovery of Darlington Sportsman'. The Northern Echo (30 July 2010) [idn081]

'Alan Heaton obituary'. The Times (29 April 2019) [idn085]