Ibbetson, Julius Caesar (1759-1817; ODNB), landscape painter, b Masham, Yorkshire, moved to Liverpool in 1798 and made first visit to Lake District from there in 1799, marr 2nd (1801) Bella Thompson (c.1780-1835), a local weaver’s daughter, dau (Caroline Bella) = same dau who marr Revd Isaac Green (qv), and son (also Julius Caesar Ibbetson the younger (1783-1825) marr (26 December 1803 at Ambleside) Elizabeth Jane (buried at Grasmere, 17 September 1804), yst dau of Revd Joseph Sympson (qv) of Grasmere, with dau Elizabeth Julia Sympson (bapt 23 July 1804 and buried at Grasmere, 28 December 1804)), settled in Clappersgate, Ambleside in 1801, lived at Cragg Cottage, Troutbeck between 1802 and 1805, but moved back to Masham by 1805, died on 13 October 1817 and buried in St Mary’s churchyard, Masham; paintings at the Hull art gallery and Abbot Hall, (two drawings bequeathed to Wordsworth Trust from estate of Helen Mackaness, his great-great-great-granddaughter in 2010; Rotha Mary Clay, Julius Caesar Ibbetson, 1948; sketches in CRO, WD/BLT/155)

Ibbotson, Walter, paper maker Ulverston; CW3 xv 234

Iberson, John (1923-1989), cricketer b. Barrow, played for Hertfordshire, right hand batsman and leg break bowler, minor counties player 1950s, 1st match Herefordshire in 1960

Iliffe, Edward Ernest (c.1886-1920), clergyman, son of Dr Walter Iliffe (qv), of Natland, died aged 34, and buried at Parkside cemetery, Kendal, 5 January 1920

Iliffe (or Ilive), Elizabeth (1769-1822), mistress of the 3rd earl of Egremont from the age of sixteen, with whom she had eight children, she was briefly his wife from 1801-3 when she left him, described as a polymath, she established a laboratory at Petworth where she experimented with pigments, these she shared with JMW Turner (qv) but she was an artist herself, had anatomical models and enjoyed the art of others, buying two works from Willam Blake, she also invented a ‘cross bar lever’ for lifting large stones for which she was awarded a silver medal by the RSA, also she experimented with horticulture having a paper published (1797) on the sprouting of potatoes, two of her sons fought at Waterloo; NT website; Arthur Young, Annals of Agriculture; her portrait by Phillips is at Petworth (NT)

Iliffe, Walter (18xx-1930), FRCSEd, JP, physician and surgeon, built Helme Chase, High Wells and Castlestead, Natland (1914, 1930), The Lodge, Natland (1910), High Wells, Natland (1905), 148 Highgate (1894) and 152 Highgate, Kendal (1885, 1905), previously occupied 144 Highgate (surrendered lease in 1879, CRO, WD/GKG/1/T32), sportsman and rider to hounds, had rough manner and resounding voice, marr, 3 sons (all became clergymen), died at Castlesteads, aged 88, and buried at Parkside cemetery, Kendal, 31 January 1930

Illingworth, John Thomas (18xx-1888), snuff manufacturer, with Samuel Gawith firm in Lowther Street, Kendal until he left in 1867 to set up his own snuff manufactory at 43 and 47 Highgate end of Drug Store Yard, died in 1888; his sons continued to run business, opening a purpose-built factory in Sandes Avenue, Kendal in 1892

Imrie, David, gamekeeper and poet, played the bagpipes, led ten under keepers at Lingholme for Lord Rochdale, lived in a bothy with no running water, favourite cherry tree near Newlands, Davy’s Wood near Braithwaite named after him; David Imrie, Lakeland Gamekeeper, 1949

Ingham, Benjamin (1712-1772; ODNB), evangelist and preacher

Ingham, Henry Oxley (1868-1944), TD, DL, JP, timber merchant, born 24 August 1868, only son of Samuel Ingham (1830-1909), timber merchant, of Headingley Hall, Leeds (descended from William Ingham (d.1673), of Arthington), and Jane (died 8 August 1922), dau of Henry Oxley, JP, banker, of Weetwood, Leeds, educ Repton, marr (14 February 1899) Mary Enid Margaret Trevenen (died at 5 Osborne Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, 17 January 1935), dau of Lieut-Col Trevenen James Holland, CB, DL, JP, of Tunbridge Wells, 1 dau (Enid Olga Holland, wife of Dr John Everard Stokes), timber merchant of Headingley Hall (at time of his father’s probate in November 1909), Major, RA, TA (retd), High Sheriff of Westmorland 1933 (presiding at execution of xxx), DL (apptd 17 December 1924) and JP Westmorland, of Augill Castle, North Stainmore (purchased from Mrs Abercrombie? in 192x, in occupation by 1925; east end destroyed in serious gas explosion in 1927, but rebuilt), died at Augill Castle, aged 76, and buried at Brough, 29 July 1944 (BLG)

Ingham, Revd Joseph (18xx-19xx), Rector of Asby (photograph in CRO, WPR 1/6/7)

Inglefield, Julia Katharine Margaret (nee Wilson) (1864-1944), OBE, DStJ, charity worker, bapt at Ambleside, 13 March 1864, eldest dau of J C Wilson (qv), of Low Nook, Ambleside, marr (1887) Edward Fitzmaurice Inglefield (later Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Inglefield, KBE, Secretary of Lloyds 1906-1921, died 19 July 1945), son of Admiral Sir Edward Inglefield, KBE, 1 son (Aubrey Fitzmaurice, Lieut-Cdr, RN), awarded Medaille de la Reine Elisabeth (1918), OBE (1920), Order of Mercy (1928), and Dame of Grace of St John of Jerusalem (1931), gave lace bedspread to Sizergh Castle (CRO, WD/PP/box 9), of 49 Lennox Gardens, London SW1, and Burke House, Beaconsfield, Bucks, died in 1944

Inglewood, Lord, see Vane

Inglis, Alexander (1911-1992), artist, schoolmaster Sedbergh, in retirement lectured on art history for Newcastle extra mural groups, numerous exhibits at the Royal Scottish Academy, his slide collection negotiated for Newcastle university by Liz Robinson, daughter of Dorothy Kovary (qv)

Inglis, George Henry (1xxx-1979), CB, CBE, DL, JP, soldier, Major-General, son of Colonel Henry Alves Inglis (1859-1924), CMG, RA, and Ethel (1875-1975), 2nd dau of George Robinson (1817-1908), of Green Lane, Dalston, GOC Nigeria District 1952-1956, Colonel Commandant, RA 1960-1967, Vice-Lord Lieutenant of Cumberland 1969-1974, DL, High Sheriff of Cumberland 1961, Hon Treasurer of Voluntary Action Cumbria (1977), marr (1940) Margaret Edith, dau of Charles Henry Shaw, of Rampsbeck, of Crosby House, Crosby-on-Eden, died in 1979

Inglis, John (fl.1845-1858), Presbyterian minister, from Perth, ordained to Scotch Secession United Presbyterian Church, Woolpack Yard, Kendal in August 1845, encouraged people to persevere, resigned in January 1858 (KK, 323)

Ingram, Ann, poet, dau 2nd earl Carlisle and Lady Anne Capel, marr 5th viscount Irvine (c.1694-1764) a court official, no children, she was a friend of Horace Walpole, wrote ‘Castle Howard’ (1732) and ‘Epistle to Mr Pope’, travelled in Holland and France by herself, later attended the Princess of Wales, mother of George III, her second husband Col Douglas of Kirkness

Inman, John Phillips (1912-199x), MA, Dip Th, clergyman and educationist, educ St John’s College, Durham (BA 1935 (2nd cl Mod Hist and De Bury Scholar), Dip Th 1936, MA 1938), d 1936 and p 1937 (Durham), curate of Crook, co Durham 1936-1939, Monkwearmouth St Andrew 1939-1940, and Esh (and in charge of Langley Park) 1940-1943, vicar of Cleadon, Sunderland 1943-1950, vicar of St John in Weardale and Priest-in-charge of Westgate 1950-1956, vicar of Grindon, Stockton-on-Tees 1956-1960, licence to officiate in dio Carlisle 1960-1977, apptd to staff of Charlotte Mason College, Ambleside in May 1960 as History Lecturer 1960-1973, of Balla Wray, Hawkshead, retired in 1977, perm to officiate 1977-1995, Cumbria county councillor 1973-1984 (resigning as from 8 March), serving as chairman of the Public Transport Sub-Committee, his wife a JP and former secretary of Ambleside & District United Nations Association, then of 16 Collingwood Close, Coniston

Inman, William (1825-1881), Liverpool shipowner, lived Upton Manor, Wirral, ran the New York and Philadelphia Steamship Co, also known as the Inman Line, bought St Mary’s Abbey, Windermere and extended it for his large family, gave land for church to be built at Upton by architect John Cunningham in 1867

Ireland, Alleyne (1871-1851) a traveller and author, his mother Anne Elizabeth Nicholson (qv) was born in Penrith, ed Manchester GS and Berlin university, travelled widely especially in the Far East, wrote articles including The Colonial Elements of British Imperialism (1899), having been the secretary of Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911) he wrote his Reminiscences of Pulitzer (1914)

Ireland, Anne Elizabeth (nee Nicholson) (1842-1893;ODNB), biographer, dau of John Nicholson (1809-1886) (qv) and Annie Elizabeth Waring, wrote The Life of Jane Welsh Carlyle (1891) and an edition of the correspondence of Jane Carlye (1892), her son John was the composer (qv) and her son Alleyne (1871-1851) was a traveller and author

Ireland, George Washington (c.1828-189x), linsey and woollen manufacturer, 2nd son of J G J Ireland (qv), widower, marr 2nd (1 October 1872, at Staveley) Isabella, dau of Thomas Armstrong, of Elph Howe, Staveley, farmer, and his wife Elizabeth (marr 14 September 1841), dau of John and Isabella Taylor [John Taylor died at Elphowe, 18 September 1842, aged 51, ‘from the effects of a fractured leg’, having ‘laboured under a severe affliction for nine years’, WG], living at Elph Howe, but works in Lowther Street, Kendal (1885), died by 1894

Ireland, John Nicholson (1879-1962; ODNB), composer, son of Alexander Ireland, journalist and his second wife Anne Elizabeth Nicholson (qv) (who was born in Penrith), his mother’s younger sister Lucy Waring Varty has a memorial fountain in Castle Park Penrith, his prolific output includes ‘The Holy Boy’, a carol’ (1919), ‘My Song is Love Unknown’, a hymn (1925), the film score for Overlanders (1946) and settings of verse by Christina Rossetti, AE Housman and Rupert Brooke

Ireland, John (c.1762-1832), woollen manufacturer, of Sand Area Mills and Low Mills, Kendal [latter built by him in 1805, but destroyed by fire on 9 June 1851], died at Lowther Street, Kendal, aged 70, and buried at Kendal, 11 July 1832; Thomas Dixon was his foreman (whose widow Ann was buried at Kendal, 13 December 1838, aged 63)

Ireland, Jacob Giles James (1794-1869), manufacturer, born at Sion Hill, near Baltimore, USA, 3 June 1794, at 9.15 pm, and bapt 30 June by Dr White, Bishop of Protestant Episcopal Church of Pennsylvania, son of Revd John Ireland, of Sandwich, USA, and Joanna Giles, Mayor of Kendal 1850-51 and 1851-52, marr 1st Charlotta Ann (died 5 February 1829), 4 sons (Jacob James (buried at Kendal, 3 May 1838, aged 12), George (manufacturer, aged 23), Edward (13), and Henry James (8)) and 4 daus (Jane Agnes (16), Ellen Ann (15), Caroline Mary (11) and Charlotte May (10) (from 1851 census)), his two sisters-in-law, Margaret and Mary Kellie, natives of Bolton-le-Moors, staying with him in 1851, living between G B Crewdson (qv) and Gerrard Gandy and C L Braithwaite (qv) on Highgate, died at his house on Cross Bank, on west side of Highgate, Kendal, 4 December 1869 (papers in CRO, WDX 1553; WD/K/98)

Irton, also see Yrton

Irton family of Irton, lived at Irton Hall, in 1461 they are believed to have refused to give shelter to Henry VI after the battle of Towton, the king then was succoured at Mu  ncaster

Irton of Threlkeld, family; CW2 xxiv 17

Irton, Martha (b.1766), of Irton, letters written to her by Miss A of Keswick between 1785-86; CW1 or CW2, xliii. 96

Irton, Ralph de (fl. 1261-5)

Irton, Richard de (d.1455); Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum

Irton, Samuel (1796-1866) DL JP, MP for W. Cumberland 1833-1847 and 1852-1857, m. Eleanor Tiffin-Senhouse, dau of Joseph Tiffin-Senhouse qv

Irving, Archibald (d.1782) and Walter Grives (d.1782), murderers and deserters, who killed Robert Parker on the Penrith and Shap road, convicted and executed at Appleby in 1782

Irving, Benjamin J (18xx-18xx), schoolmaster, headmaster of Windermere College (name changed from St Mary’s College after its sale to him in 1855, when link between college and church was lost), opened on 1 August 1855 with G H Puckle (qv) as joint headmaster, marr dau of John Gandy (qv), of Oaklands on Elleray estate

Irving, Charles (fl.19thc), member of legislative council New South Wales

Irving, John (18xx-19xx), clergyman, vicar of Holy Trinity, Millom 1865-1907, succ by William Kewley (qv)

Irving, Lucy (1917-after 1974), companion to Lady Mary Clayton, a cousin of the queen, born Keswick, lived Kensington Palace for a while

Irving, Nancy, hotelier, widow of James Irving (d.1807), proprietor of the Crown and Mitre, Carlisle, 1811-1822 (formerly Beck’s Coffee House), the hotel was also a coaching inn, provided a venue for the commissioners in bankruptcy over the affairs of Robert Lightfoot, iron merchant and chapman, on 8 May 1817 ‘to make a final dividend’

Irving, Paulus Aemilius (c.1712-1796), Colonel, soldier, 9th son of William Irving, of Bonshaw Tower, Ecclefechan, Dumfriesshire, serving in Ireland in 1749, commanded 15th Regt of Foot under General James Wolfe and wounded at capture of the Heights of Abraham, Quebec in 1759, Lieutenant-Governor of Upnor Castle (military storehouse and barracks on north bank of Medway), near Rochester, Kent, marr (by 1749) Judith, dau of Captain William Westfield, of Dover, 1 son (qv), of Woodhouse, Dumfries, died at Brough under Stainmore, aged 84, (on way to or from Dumfries to or from Kent?), and buried there, 3 May 1796

Irving, Sir Paulus Aemilius, 1st Bt (1749-1828; ODNB), General, soldier, born at Waterford, 30 August 1749, son of Lieut-Colonel Paulus Aemilius Irving (qv), educ King’s School, Canterbury 1761-63, lieutenant in 47th Foot in 1764, captain 1768, and promoted major in 1775, served at Lexington in April 1775 at outbreak of American War of Independence, at battle of Bunker Hill in June and in Boston during blockade, went with regiment to Quebec and present at Trois Rivieres and various actions of Lieut-General Burgoyne’s army down to surrender at Saratoga on 17 October 1777, detained as prisoner of war in America for three years, returned home in 1781, lieut-colonel of 47th Foot in 1783, took regt out to Bahamas in 1790, becoming brevet colonel in 1791 and major-general on 1794, serving until June 1795, when he succ Sir John Vaughan to West India command, but replaced by Major-General Leigh in September, and assumed command in St Vincent, taking La Vigie on 2 October 1795 with heavy casualties, receiving thanks of George III  via duke of York, and returning home in December, apptd colonel of 6th Royal Veteran battalion in 1802, later transferred to colonelcy of 47th (Lancashire) Foot, apptd full general in 1812, cr baronet on 19 September 1809, marr (4 February 1786) Lady Elizabeth St Lawrence, 2nd dau of 1st Earl of Howth, 2 sons (Sir Paulus Aemilius, 2nd Bt (1792-1838), and Sir Thomas St Lawrence, 3rd Bt (1795-1866), both of Carlisle) and 1 dau, of Fisher Street, Carlisle, where he died, 31 January 1828

Irving, Thomas Henry (18xx-19xx), MA, clergyman, educ St John’s College, Cambridge (BA 1878, MA 1882), d 1879, p 1881 (Carl), curate of Farlam 1879-1885, Kendal 1885-1889, and Lindale-in-Cartmel 1889-1896 and perpetual curate 1896-1909, rural dean of Cartmel 1907-1909, vicar of Hawkshead 1909-1927, rural dean of Ambleside from 1910, hon canon of Carlisle 1913-, wife Margaret Ann buried at Hawkshead, 30 December 1926, aged 67

Irving, William (Willie) (1898-1966), huntsman and terrierman, born at Ennerdale, 6 August 1898, 2nd of four sons and one dau of William Irving and Sarah, huntsman of Melbreak Foxhounds from 1926, Lakeland terrier breeder, champion fell runner, fell-racing coach, footballer, secretary to Hound Trailing Association, helped establish Hound Trailing championships at Lowther Show, marr Maud (died 26 November 1979), 2 daus (Maud and Pearl), died of bone cancer at West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven, 26 November 1966 and buried at Lorton (Willie Irving: Terrierman, Huntsman and Lakelander by Sean Frain, 2008)

Irwin, George (17xx-18xx), journalist, publisher and Editor of the Kendal Mercury 1834-1837 (successor to the Kendal Chronicle), (farewell editorial on 29 April 1837), appointed editor of the Whitehaven Herald in 1837

Irwin, John (16xx-17xx), MD, gent, of Cockermouth, had two illegit children by Jane Welsh, spinster, also of Cockermouth, baptised at Temple Sowerby (dau Margaret, born 20 September and bapt 22 October 1719, and son Christopher, born 22 January and bapt 14 February 1721/22)

Irwin, Thomas (1757-1832), high sheriff, of Justicetown, marr (1788) Jane, 2nd dau of John Senhouse, of Calder Abbey, sons, High Sheriff of Cumberland 1808

Irwin, Thomas (1789-1877), DL, JP, high sheriff, eldest son of Thomas Irwin (qv), marr (1823) his cousin Mary (1793-1884), eldest dau and coheir of Joseph Tiffin Senhouse (qv), no issue, was of Calder Abbey jure uxoris, Captain Inniskilling Dragoons, High Sheriff of Cumberland 1836, DL and JP Cumberland, built St Bridget’s church, Calderbridge, died s.p. and succ at Justicetown by his great nephew, Thomas Angelo Irwin (qv)

Irwin, Thomas Angelo (1845-1913), DL, JP, high sheriff, of Lynehow, near Carlisle, great nephew of Captain Thomas Irwin (qv), whom he succ at Justicetown in 1877, High Sheriff of Cumberland 1897, DL and JP Cumberland, Colonel, marr, sons, died in 1913

Irwin, Thomas Strutt (1881-19xx), DL, JP, eldest son of Col Thomas Angelo Irwin (qv), whom he succ at Justicetown in 1913, but sold in 1946, DL and JP Cumberland, Colonel, marr, 3 daus

Irwin, William (1822-1889), the Elterwater fiddler, born at Keswick, November 1822, son of shoemaker and baker, mother nee Iveson, of Carlisle, apprenticed to a cooper in Keswick and moved to Elterwater by 1844 to set up in his trade, worked for Elterwater Gunpowder Company most of his life but for some three years as a self-employed cooper at Hawkshead Hill, marr (1846, at Grasmere) Dorothy Greenop (died in May 1877, aged 51), of Baysbrown, 11 children, living at Walthwaite (1851), Elterwater (1861), Chapel Stile (1871, 1881), played and taught fiddle, in demand throughout county, died of typhoid fever at Kitty Hall, Elterwater, 2 June 1889, aged 66, and buried in churchyard at Chapel Stile, 5 June; left £180, incl £15 to each of his surviving children (PPLH, 27-29)

Ismay, J. Bruce (1862-1937; ODNB), shipowner, b Crosby, Lancashire, son of TH Ismay (below), chairman of White Star Line, commissioned the building of the RMS Celtic, Cedric, Baltic, Adriatic and later the Titanic, the Olympic and the Britannic, sailed on the maiden voyage of the Titanic and survived the sinking of this luxurious and ‘unsinkable’ vessel, had to be sedated on board the Carpathia who rescued him and others, as so many died he was savaged in the press, in 1902 sold the White star Line to JP Morgan, but stayed as president of the International Mercantile Marine Co in 1904; TH Ismay: The Man and his Background

Ismay, Thomas (1755-1795), of Uldale, died as a prisoner in 1795 in Guadaloupe, in the South Caribbean Sea

Ismay, Thomas Henry (1837-1899; ODNB), DL, JP, shipowner, born at Maryport, 7 January 1837, eldest son of Joseph Ismay (1804-1850), shipbroker and builder (son of Henry Ismay (1777-1862) of Maryport, descending from John Ismay of Dundraw in 17th century), and Mary (died 16 June 1869), dau of John Sealby (marr 7 April 1836), later moved to The Ropery in Grasslot, Maryport, near his grandfather’s shipyard, spent much of his youth around harbour, learning about the sea and navigation, while chewing tobacco (giving rise to nickname of “Baccy Ismay”), educ Croft House School, Brampton from 1849 to 1853, then apprenticed with shipbrokers Imrie, Tomlinson & Co in Liverpool, gained experience at sea on voyage to Chile as supercargo for a Maryport firm, then started business on own account with Philip Nelson, a retired sea captain, also from Maryport, articles signed on 7 January 1858, but did not last as he saw future was in iron ships, after Nelson’s retirement, moved into office at 10 Water Street, Liverpool, as T H Ismay & Co, remaining his head office until 1898, running sailing ships to Central and South America until 1867, then entered steam trade as director of National Steam Navigation Company and purchased flag of White Star Line in 1867, sailing his iron ships to Australia, formed Oceanic Steam Navigation Company in partnership with old friend and fellow apprentice William Imrie in 1869, backed by Gustavus Schwabe, a Liverpool merchant, on condition that all their ships were ordered from Harland and Wolff in Belfast, began running steamers regularly between Liverpool and New York in 1871, White Star liners noted for safety, comfort and speed, proposed to build merchant vessels, with government subsidy, in 1888 to counter threats from Russian fleet, retired from firm of Ismay, Imrie & Co in 1892, but remained chairman of White Star Company, served on many public bodies (details), offered a baronetcy in 1897 but declined, High Sheriff of Cheshire 1892, DL and JP Cheshire, JP Lancs, marr (7 April 1859) Margaret (died 9 April 1907), dau of Luke Bruce, shipowner, of Liverpool, 3 sons (eldest, Joseph Bruce (1862-1937) (ODNB), succ as chairman of White Star Line) and 5 daus, living first at Enfield House, Great Crosby from 1859 to 1865, then at Beech Lawn, Waterloo, and finally from 1884 at Dawpool in Thurstaston, Wirral (acquired in February 1881, designed by Norman Shaw, but sold by his executors in April 1908 after his sons declined to live there and demolished in 1926, having been a hospital in WW1), fell ill in January 1899, improved in March, visited Windermere where he fell sick again, collapsed in August and despite two operations, died at Dawpool, 23 November 1899, and buried in St Bartholomew’s churchyard, Thurstaston, after memorial service in St Nicholas’s church, Liverpool, 27 November; memorial windows to his parents and to his eldest dau Mary (died January 1871) in north chapel of St Mary’s church, Maryport (BLG)

Ives, William Field (18xx-1891), MA, clergyman, vicar of Arlecdon for 14 years, died 3 March 1891 (memorial tablet in Frizington church)

Ivinson, Sally (1884-1967), farmer in her own right from 1908-1922; Caldbeck Characters, Caldbeck History Society, 1995