Source details

This page lists the various source material for the Lake District 24 hour record. Sources are split into six categories:​

1. Source

2. Newspaper sources [separate page]

3. Sources yet to be acquired

4. Picture sources

Any information in relation to a source in category 3 is very much appreciated (do email me at peterwmcdonald <AT> gmail.com or use the contact page).

[Last used id=105]

1. Sources

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]

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]

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]

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. (1974). Long Days in the Hills [id37]

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]

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

2. Newspaper sources [return to top]

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3. Sources yet to be acquired [return to top]

ELLIOTT, J. M. (1864). Entry in Wasdale Head Inn Visitor Book 

RICHARDSON, K. (2009). The Life and Times of the Legendary Lake District Fell Runner and Shepherd Joss Naylor [id27]

WESTAWAY, Jonathan (2011). 'The Outdoor Movement, Physicality and Physical Cultures: Dietary Regime and the 1920 and 1922 Lake District Endurance Records' [id75]

4. Picture sources [return to top]

[Last used = pi7]

J.M. Elliott's gravestone [pi1] Available here

A. W. Wakefield portrait in FRCC Journal (1913). [pi2] Available here, page 66

A. W. Wakefield portrait in FRCC Journal (1924). [pi3] Available here, front cover

Pilkington, Charles and Lawrence in [id81] [pi4]. Also in [plate 4, id86] and noted as taken in 1883

Robinson, J. W. in [id81] [pi5]. Description of photo in [id84]

Robinson, J. W. in [id93] [pi6, p6]

Tucker, Alfred in [id97] [pi7]