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Friday, 31 October 2014

Memories archive

Father and son hope for a year of records

S51214BB A RARE photographic Christmas card signed by father-and-son record breakers Sir Malcolm and Donald Campbell could make up to £450 at auction this month.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Victorian feel to view of mountains

S50547BB A Coniston area painting by the Victorian artist Frederick Tucker is being sold on November 15.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Buried story of our past

A0389101.jpg A SUMMARY of excavations on historic sites throughout Lakeland will be presented in a day of talks this weekend.

Last updated 29 October 2014
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Furness Abbey’s conservation features in study day

50067402B003.jpg THE world of medieval religious communities is put under the spotlight in a day of talks hosted by the University of Lancaster on Saturday.

Last updated 29 October 2014
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War baby got to meet both her soldier brothers

S50836BB THE First World War baby Florence Knox will be 97 next month and has a remarkable letter announcing her arrival into the world to a soldier brother.

Last updated 28 October 2014
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Nation’s tribute cross to its brave adopted sons

S50849BB MANY men left Furness for foreign lands in the early years of the last century in search of a new life – among them was Askam’s Thomas Wallace.

Last updated 28 October 2014
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Feeding our furnaces with Arctic iron ore

A0378819.jpg WHEN the iron ore mines of Furness and South Cumbria had shut or were reaching the end of their productive life a fleet of cargo boats kept the ironworks at Barrow and Millom supplied with a Swedish alternative.

Last updated 27 October 2014
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Lakes thinker’s long impact on historians

S50544BB THE life of a great Lake District writer and thinker will be celebrated as part of a talks season this autumn.

Last updated 23 October 2014
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Afternoons of tea and talks

S15041B.jpg AFTERNOONS of tea and local history talks are on offer at the Coniston Institute.

Last updated 23 October 2014
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Stylish living

THE gradual transformation of defensive towers into lavish country residences will be outlined in a talk to the Barrow Horticultural Society next month.

Last updated 23 October 2014
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Faces behind the urge to be fastest

S49488BB CONISTON Water and Windermere figure strongly in the quest to be the fastest person on water.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Rare souvenir of movie heroes Stan and Ollie

S49483BB IN a long stage and screen career the Ulverston-born comic actor Stan Laurel signed hundreds of items and featured on many thousands of souvenirs.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Ticket tells the story

S49484BB A SPECIAL ticket has come to light after the Memories Page featured the Barrow visit of British Railways chairman Dr Richard Beeching.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Tiny piece of history

S49469BB AT times of national crisis governments tend to forget about the need to keep the country supplied with the small change needed by shoppers, traders and major industrialists.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Folklore in spotlight

THE county group which supports the work of local history societies is holding a talks day next month.

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Fighting on frontier as others went home

S48816BB NOT all South Cumbrian soldiers spent the First World War in the trenches of France and Belgium.

Last updated 7 October 2014
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Dig deep for the war effort

S48906BB UP to 35,000 men and women worked away at Barrow during the First World War to keep the armed forces supplied with shells and armour-plated ships but they could not have been so effective without the help of a Lakeland mine.

Last updated 7 October 2014
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How a regiment geared up for war

S48902BB THE Border Regiment saw a transformation in how it was organised and in its numbers during the First World War.

Last updated 7 October 2014
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Pioneers of flight from water learn skills on lake

S39489B WINDERMERE became the place where pilots were trained to take off from water ready for important scouting and gunnery spotting work in the First World War.

Last updated 7 October 2014
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Apprentices back in touch after 47 years

S48415BB A MEMORIES Page article has provided the spark which got former workmates back together after 47 years.

Last updated 6 October 2014
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