Author Results for M.J. Robinson

Coastal Shipping in Cumberland, 1680–1740

By M.J. Robinson

This article refocuses scholarly attention from large-scale ocean-going trade to the important but overlooked coastal shipping trade. Using Cumberland in the late-seventeenth and early-eighteenth century as a case study, it contrasts the coastal traffic from Whitehaven with that of Carlisle. For the former, coastal cargoes were of peripheral interest compared with international cargoes; for the […] Read More

Filed under: Irish Sea | Other (Early Modern) | Other (Eighteenth C)
Subjects include: Harbours & Dockyards | Merchant Marines