Wasdale (Wastwater) Nr.Gosforth, many c. 10 years ago [ie 1960s].
Orton Moss Nr.Carlisle (NY3405450 1973
Between Heads Nook Station and Broadwath, Nr.River Cairn (the "Beck") numerous by line of Carlisle-Newcastle railway. c.1905-8.
Grasmere, c. 200, 1970. [NB - sorry, no more info, but worth investigating - RS]
Shores of Lake Ullswater (NY 393174), 1967.
Staveley, among ballast of Kendal-Windermere railway line 1970
Nr Brigsteer, 1 female June 1970. more numerous in previous 5-6 years.
Kendal, hundreds on railway track, also by secondary road leading into Lyth valley, 1968.
Sandylands, Kendal, many, 1968.
By roadside to Sleagill, off Morland-Crosby Ravensworth road, numerous September 1907.
Nr. Torver, Coniston (SD 284950), 2 1957.
Coniston, undated museum specimen.
Morecambe, undated museum specimen.
Arnside Knott, c.6, 1967 and previous years.
On heath at Witherslack, Nr. Arnside, a number, c.1965.
Kents Bank (SD 395757), c.5-10 during years 1955-1969, in or immediately outside garden but nowhere else in locality.
Road formerly known as Grange Level (now A590) between Grange-over-Sands and Kendal, verges swarmed with glow-worms between 1905 and 1910, no recent reports.
Yewborrow Gardens, Grange-over-Sands, within last 2 years [ie 1970s].
B. Sites reported to Robin Scagell
Site Map Location and details if any: f = (glowing) females
103 NY363045 Loughrigg Fell, Ambleside, Cumbria 1f 1991
545 NY495125 Old road Swindale-Mardale, about 1989
522 NZ9492 1 mile NW of Langdale End, at end of cottage drive. 80s
567 SD4178 Railway embankment, Grange-over-Sands. Local information.
591 SD478808 Sandside, Cumbria, 3f 15.6.90.
565 SD4875? Lambetts Meadow, nr Leighton Moss NR, larvae April-Nov 1990.
566 SD4973 Warton Crag. Local information.
Why no records from the limestone areas of Lancashire?
In 2000 I did a quick survey of the sand dunes adjacent to the railway line between Blackpool and St Annes with no success – but it would be worth another look.