3) Tower houses
5)D HC 2/11/5 Not dated (circa 1312-1316) Contents: Gift by Gilbert, son of the late Gilbert de Sleagill, to William, son of Adam de Derwentwater: all his lands and tenements which William son of William de Wirkyngton (Workington) formerly held under him in Sleagill, and all the estate that the said William, son of William de Wirkygton quitclaimed to him, Witnesses include Sir Thomas de Derwentwater. National Archive held at Cumbria Records Office, Carlisle, Cumbria.
6) To John Horn, master of the Mariote of Drogheda, carrying corn in like manner to Wirkynton (Workington) for wages to himself an 5 seamen, his crew of the same ship at the same time 17s 6d Liber Quotidianus in The Whitby Panorama Vol II No 14 of January 1828 on Page 73,
Compare reference to another Wirkyngton: [http://www.electricscotland.com/history/records/bain/040BainVolumeFourCalendar1407To1426.pdf Nov. 7. 797. Pardon of the K.'s special favour to Thomas of Marre for the felonious murder of John of Kelyngton, on Tuesday next before the Feast of the Translation of St Thomas Martyr a7ino unclecimo, within the manor of Wirkyngton. Westminster. [Patent, 12 Hen. IV. 711. 44-