Source: Calderwood's Historie of the Kirk in Scotland. Publisher: Wodrow Society in 1843. Page: 428.
Source: The Walsingham letter-book or register of Ireland, May 1578 to December 1579 by Sir Francis Walsingham. Publisher: Irish Manuscripts Commission in 1959. Pages 123 and 125.
3) In 1648, during the English Civil War: '...the great number of additional Scots (said to be come by way of Carlisle and Berwick) proves but 150 landed at Warkington, very poor and unarmed
Source: Historical Collections of Private Passages of State, Weighty... Volume 7 of 1701.
Sources: National Library of Australia. See also: Izaac Walton's Lives..
5) Brokelsby Betty (as Generally believ'd) was as certainly the Best Mare the Kingdom has produc'd as that Childers was Superior in Speed to all other Horses &c whatsoever. She was bred by Mr Pelham (above mention'd.) Her Sire is Sufficiently distinguish'd to Sportsmen by the Title of the Bay Barb. A Horse presented by Muli Ishmael King of Morocco: to Lewis 14th of France, but afterward was the late Mr Curwen's, of Warkington, in Cumberland.
Source: Thoroughbred bloodlines. See foot notes at bottom of page.
Fine prints of The Bay Barb painted by John Wootton are available from Encore Editions
Source: An Historical list, of all horse-matches run, by J. Cheny. Page 46. Index entry.
Source: The Annual Register or View of the History, Politics and Literature for the Year 1770, Volume 13 by Edmund Burke. Page 167.
Source: Carlisle Patriot (newspaper) - 13 Sep 1817 - Page 1 - from the British Newspaper Archive
Source: The Ships List - Ship Arrivals at the Port of Quebec 1823
11) Miners killed in Nanaimo, BC Mine Explosion Disaster, May 1887 - GenDisasters - Genealogy in Tragedy, Disasters, Fires, Floods - Other West Cumbrian miners from Maryport and Cleator Moor also killed.
Source: Timaru Herald, New Zealand
14) Amazon Books or meaning Work - John Well's - Words in West Cumbrian Dialect, 2004, Pub. Pitcairn.
15) Diskuzni Forum O Sazeni (Czech Soccer chat forum) - Retrieved Sept 2009 - Link is no longer active but the quotation is retained.
17)In a pamphlet published in America in 1810 and republished in Warkington, England in 1818, Rev. William E. Davis, of South Carolina, stated that the 2300 days began with the seventy weeks of Daniel 9:24.
Other places called Warkington found during searches:
1) Warkington in Lancashire. Source: Empire and Citizens, Book 1 by Ben Walsh.
2) ...an English landlord, the Abbot of Bury St Edmunds, and his tenants on the manor of Warkington Source: Ideas and Institutions in European History, 800-1715 by Thomas Corwin Mendenhall. Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1948.
To be checked: 1046AD Normandy Lochard, became Lockhart after Crusades... area around Warkington, Lockerbee and Lanarkshire... exert from family bible circa 1800 states Grandfather lost lands and title "earl of Warkington" due to a gambling debt. Paid by cousin in exchange for title and lands.. . Dirk Wyille Graeme Lockhart on Clan Lockhart site 2005. Maybe another 'Warkington'. There has never been an Earl of Workington.