Lakeland Dialect Bibliography

List of books and other reliable sources of dialect words, phrases, stories and verse (listed by author’s surname)

Dictionaries and Glossaries

Brilioth, Prof. Borje               A Grammar of the Dialect of Lorton (1913), Oxford.

Dickinson, William               Cumberland Dialect Dictionary (1878). Edited & republished 2005, R. Byers.

Ferguson, Robert                  The Dialect of Cumberland (1873).  Republished 1998. Llanerch.

Kirkby, Brigham                   Lakeland Words (1898). Republished 1975. EP Publishing.

Rollinson,  Prof. William     Life and Tradition in the Lake District (1981) Dalesman.

.           — ditto —                The Cumbrian Dictionary of Dialect, Tradition and Folklore (1997)