Research

 

This page summarises the sources used for the material on the site. So far, around 350 sources have been acquired. It is not fully updated, so there are a number of acquired sources which are not yet on the list.

If you are interested in any information or an extract from any source, don't hesitate to get in touch.

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BOOKS AND ARTICLES​

ABRAHAM, Ashley P. (1920), 'Lake District Fell Walking: An Account of Mr. Eustace Thomas' Record'. The Journal of the Fell and Rock Climbing Club, 5, part 2, pp.173-180 [id1] Available here

ABRAHAM, George D. (1923). The Complete Mountaineer (3 ed.) [id82] Available here

ABRAHAM, GEORGE D. (1957). 'In Memoriam: Henry Crewdson Broadrick'. Fell and Rock Climbing Club Journal [id55]

ALPINE CLUB JOURNAL EDITOR (1869). Recent Accidents in the Alps. Alpine Club Journal. Vol. 4, pp.373- [id103]

ASKWITH, Richard (2004). Feet in the Clouds: A Tale of Fell-running and Obsession [id2]

ATKINSON, Michael (2001). 'Fell Running and Voluptuous Panic'. American Journal of Play, vol. 4, no. 1 [id3]

BARKER, Ralph (1975). One Man's Jungle. [id83]

BARRAN, J. N. (1903). In Memoriam: R. Wilfred Broadrick. Yorkshire Ramblers' Club Journal, vol.2, no.5 [id73] Available here

BATEMAN, Josiah (1872). The Life of the Rev. Henry Venn Elliott. 3rd ed. Including a portrait and an appendix containing a short sketch of the life of the Rev. Julius Elliott [id100]

BAYNE, Ronald (2003). Dr. Arthur Wakefield on Mount Everest in 1992. Journal of Medical Biography. Volume 11. Number 3. (pp.150-155) [id99]

BENNETT GIBBS, G. (1910). 'The Pleasures of Long Days on the Fells'. Fell and Rock Climbing Journal [id47]

BIRKETT, Bill (2007). Scafell: Portrait of a Mountain [id107]

BIRNEY, John (1976, Autumn). 'My Impressions of Jos[s] Naylor's Record Attempt'. [id59] Available here

BOB GRAHAM 24 HOUR CLUB. Information from website. [id33] Available here

BOWER, George S. (1949). In Memoriam: Arthur W. Wakefield. Climber's Club Journal [id4] Available here

BROADRICK, R. W. (1902). A Record Fell Walk. Yorkshire Ramblers' Club Journal, vol.1, no.4 [id72] Available here

BUCKLEY, P. and SMITH R. (2005). 42 Peaks: The Story of the Bob Graham Round [id5]

BYNE, Eric and Sutton, G. (1966) High Peak: The Story of Walking and Climbing in the Peak District [id24]

CHAPMAN, Spencer (1945). Memoirs of a Mountaineer [id80]

CHILTON, Steve (2013). It's a Hill, Get Over It [id91]

CHILTON, Steve (2015). The Round [id92]

CHORLEY, R. S. T. (1930). 'Some Mountaineering Controversies'. Fell and Rock Club Journal [id51]

CHORLEY, Katharine C. (1942). 'Portrait of a Mountaineer: Lawrence Pilkington'. Fell and Rock Club Journal [id110] Available here

CLARK, Ronald (1953). The Victorian Mountaineers [id81]

CLARK, Ronald W.; and PYATT, Edward C. (1957). Mountaineering in Britain [id86]

CRESSWELL, Tony (1983, July). 'Bob Grahams the Bland Way'. [id65] Available here 

Dark Peak News (summer 1997). 'Before the Bob Graham' by Frank Galbraith [id35]

DAVIDSON, Keir (2018). O Joy for Me! Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the Origins of Fellwalking in the Lake District 1790-1802 [id108]

DAVIES, Wade (2011). Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest [id109]

DEAN, Steve (2002-03). 'Eustace Thomas: Manchester Mountaineer'. Climber's Club Journal 2002-03 [id79] Available here

DENT, Clinton (ed.) (1892). Mountaineering [featuring a chapter by Charles Pilkington, "Hill Climbing in the British Isles"] [id89]

DENT, Mike (2011). 'How Eustace Walked the Fells'. The Rucksack Club Journal, x, No. X, pp.201-203 [id45]

FELL AND ROCK CLIMBING CLUB (1922). 'Editor's Notes'. Fell and Rock Climbing Club Journal [id48]

FELL AND ROCK CLIMBING CLUB (1930). 'Editor's Notes'. Fell and Rock Climbing Club Journal, Vol. 8, No. 8 [id41]

FELL AND ROCK CLIMBING CLUB (1931). 'Editor's Notes'. Fell and Rock Climbing Club Journal [id52]

FELL AND ROCK CLIMBING CLUB (1950). 'In Memoriam: Arthur William Wakefield'. Fell and Rock Climbing Club Journal [id53]

FELL AND ROCK CLIMBING CLUB (1962). 'Climbs and Expeditions: Lake District'. Fell and Rock Climbing Club Journal [id56]

GARBETT, James (1869). The Resurrection, A Sermon Preached in St. Mary's Chapel, Brighton, on the death of Rev. Julius Elliott [id104] Available here

GRIFFIN, A. H. (1961). Inside the Real Lakeland [id25]

GRIFFIN, A. H. (1963). In Mountain Lakeland [id36]

GRIFFIN, A. H. (1968). Roof of England [id111]

GRIFFIN, A. H. (1974). Long Days in the Hills [id37]

GRIFFIN, A. H. (1978). Freeman of the Hills [id112]

GWYDR MOUNTAIN CLUB (2011). The Gwydr. No. 14. Available here [id95]

HANKINSON, Alan (1972). The First Tigers [id84]

HANKINSON, Alan (1988). A Century on the Crags [id85]

HASKETT-SMITH, W. P. (1908). In Memoriam: John Wilson Robinson. Climber's Club Journal. Vol.10, pp.56- [id102]

HAYES, M. and Norman, J. M. (1994). 'Strategy in Fell Running: An Analysis of the Bob Graham Round'. The Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 45, No. 10 [id7]

HOOPER, Jeff. 'Of Walks and Walkers and Times Gone By'. Yorkshire Rambling Club Journal. Ser. 13, No. 7 [id39]

HOOPER, Jeff. 'Of Walks and Walkers and Times Gone By'. Yorkshire Rambling Club Journal. Ser. 13, No. 8 [id38]

HOYS, Dudley (1969). English Lake Country [id90]

JENKINSON, Henry Irwin (1872). Practical Guide to the English Lake District [id58] Available here

JONES, Trevor and MILBURN, Geoff (1988). Cumbrian Rock [id93]

LAWSON COOK, F. (1956). 'From Wheels to Wheels'. Fell and Rock Climbing Journal [id54]

LDMTA (2002). Fifty Years Running: A History of the Mountain Trial [id26]

MILLER, Alan (1999, February). 'The Wainwrights in Seven Days - the Easy Way'. [id71] Available here

NETTLETON, Sarah (2013). 'Cementing Relations within a Sporting Field: Fell Running in the English Lake District and the Acquisition of Existential Capital', Cultural Sociology 7(2) [id14]

OLIVER, Des (1972, Autumn). 'The Lakeland 24 Hour Fell Record'. [id60] Available here

PALMER, William T. (1899). 'Fell-walking Records'. The Cornhill Magazine, April 1899, 6, 34 [id15] [duplicate of id16]

PALMER, William T. (1903). In Lakeland Dells and Fells [id16]

PILLEY, Dorothy (1935). Climbing Days [id88]

PILKINGTON, John (). History of the Pilkington Family of Lancashire and Its Branches, from 1066 to 1600 [id101]

PHIZACKLEA, Al (2016). 'Nowt but a Fleein' Thing': A History of Climbing on Scafell [id106]

ROGERSON, Fred (1976). 'In Quest of the Ultimate'. Alpine Journal, Vol.81 [id32]

ROGERSON, Fred (1982, July). 'Fifty Years of Epic Endeavour'. [id64] Available here

RUCKSACK CLUB (1961). 'In Memoriam: Eustace Thomas'. The Rucksack Club Journal, x, No. x, pp.124-130 [id23]

RUMNEY, A. W. (1915). 'John Wilson Robinson's Walk. Two letters and a few more notes thereon'. Journal of the Fell and Rock Climbing Club of the English Lake District, 3, No.3, pp.109-116 [id17]

SCOTT, H. E. (1927). 'Interviews with Club Celebrities'. Fell and Rock Climbing Club [id50]

SHEPHERD, Arthur P. (1929). Tucker of Uganda. [id96] Available here

SHUTTLEWORTH, Neil (2003, June). 'Chris Bland: a tribute'. [id68] Available here

SMITH, Bill (1975, Autumn). 'Joss Naylor Sets New 24 Hour Record' [id61] Available here

SMITH, Bill (1976, Spring). 'The Fellrunners' Ultimate: Some Further Notes on the Bob Graham Round'. [id62] Available here

SMITH, Bill (19xx). Stud Marks on the Summit: A History of Amateur Fell Racing: 1861-1983 [id18] [Need to determine which edition is available on the FRA website]

SMITH, Bill (2007). 'Mr. BGR an Appreciation of Fred Rogerson'. The Fellrunner, Autumn and Winter 2007 [id40]

SPINKS, Nicky (2011). Ladies Lake District 24 Hour Record [id19]

THOMAS, Eustace (1920). 'Climbs and Excursions'. The Rucksack Club Journal, x, No. x, p.133- [id43]

THOMAS, Eustace (1921). 'Mountaineering Endurance: Notes on a System of Training'. The Rucksack Club Journal, 4, No.3, Issue 5 [id28]

THOMAS, Eustace (1922). 'A Lakeland Fell Circuit'. Fell and Rock Climbing Journal [id46]

THOMAS, Eustace (1923). 'A Long Circuit of the Fells'. The Rucksack Club Journal, 5, No. 1, Issue 17, pp.97-102 [id29]

THOMAS, Eustace (original article 1951; published 1987). 'Memories of the Fell Record'. From Kinder Scout to Kathmandu: A Rucksack Club Anthology, 1907-1986 [id30]

THOMPSON, Ian (2010). The English Lakes [id87]

WAKEFIELD, A. W. (1904). The Record Walk in the Lake District. The Sedberghian [id77]

WAKEFIELD, A. W. (1905). The Fell Walk of A. W. Wakefield (O.S.). The Sedberghian [id76]

WAKEFIELD, Arthur (1906). Fell-walking. Climber's Club Journal, 9, part 33, pp.11-24 [id31]

WAKEFIELD, A. W. (1915). From Our Members with the Colours. Fell and Rock Climbing Club Journal, vol.3 no.3 [id105] Available here

WALLER, Mark (2008). A Lakeland Climbing Pioneer - John Wilson Robinson of Whinfell Hall [id98]

WENNERSTROM, Hans (2011). When Things Went Terribly Wrong in the Early Days of Alpinism. [id78] Available here

WESTAWAY, Jonathan (2013). 'The Origins and Development of Mountaineering and Rock Climbing Tourism in the Lake District, c.1800-1914'. In The Making of a Cultural Landscape: The English Lake District as Tourist Destination, 1750–2010  [id21]

WESTAWAY, Jonathan (2013). "Men who can last": Mountaineering Endurance, the Lake District Fell Records and the Campaign of Everest, 1919 - 1924. Sport in History [id20]

WESTAWAY, Jonathan (2013). 'Mountains of Memory, Landscapes of Loss: Scafell Pike and Great Gable as War Memorials, 1919-1924. Landscapes, 14(2) [id22]

WIGHTMAN, Bob. Website available here [id94]

WIKIPEDIA. 'Bob Graham Round' [id42]

WIKIPEDIA. 'Alfred Tucker' [id97]

WILSON, Michael (1928). 'White Fell Tops at New Year'. Fell and Rock Climbing Journal [id49]

YRC COMMITTEE (1903). The Disaster on Scafell Crags. Yorkshire Ramblers' Club Journal, vol.2, no.5 [id74] Available here

 
 
NEWSPAPERS​

'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]