Newspaper sources

This page lists newspaper source material for the Lake District 24-Hour Fell Record. Sources are ordered by date. So far, research has focused on the period from the early nineteenth century to the 1930s. So far, around 120 newspaper sources have been acquired.

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. 

1830s

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

1840s

No newspaper sources acquired yet.

1850s

No newspaper sources acquired yet.

1860s

'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]

1870s

'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]

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

'English Mountaineering', London 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]

'The County of Cumberland', Carlisle Patriot (03 08 1877) [idn095]

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

1880s

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

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

1890s

'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]

'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]

1900s

'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]

1910s

'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]

1920s

'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]

1930s

'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 (-- - 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]

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

1940s

No newspaper sources acquired yet.

1950s

'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]

1960s

No newspaper sources acquired yet.

1970s

No newspaper sources acquired yet.

1980s

No newspaper sources acquired yet.

1990s

No newspaper sources acquired yet.

2000s

No newspaper sources acquired yet.

2010s

'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]

2020s

No newspaper sources acquired yet.