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Expensive read: Up to £4,000 is expected for a Beatrix Potter presentation copy of The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse SUBMITTED auction-sep-23

In uniform: An officer’s helmet for the 1st Cumberland Artillery Volunteers, from the period 1878 to 1901, should make £500 to £600 at auction SUBMITTED auction-sep-23

Many uses: Stoneware bulk liquid jars from the Crooklands Inn and James Thompson, of Barrow SUBMITTED auction-sep-23

Classic story: A first edition of The Tale of Mr Todd, with a dedication dated 1912, should sell for £2,000 to £3,000 SUBMITTED auction-sep-23

SOLD: A painting dated 1864 called Lake Windermere, Westmorland, made £150 at auction. It was the work of Charles F. Buckley SUBMITTED auction-sep-23

Country scene: A watercolour called Coniston from Waterhead Hotel by Edward H. Thompson sold for £240 SUBMITTED auction-sep-23

Broad vista: A panoramic views of Coniston by William Westall SUBMITTED auction-sep-23

 Expensive read: Up to £4,000 is expected for a Beatrix Potter presentation copy of The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse SUBMITTED auction-sep-23
Expensive read: Up to £4,000 is expected for a Beatrix Potter presentation copy of The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse SUBMITTED auction-sep-23
Rare first edition by Lakeland author Beatrix Potter could hit £4,000 at auction
THE world has a problem with pollution from single-use plastic containers and could learn a lot from Victorians who preferred reusable glass and stoneware bottles, jars and flagons.
GP surgeries: Is yours one of the best in Cumbria?
County residents have access to top standards of care, health watchdog claims

Festival organiser Ellie Chaney

Author Amy Stretch-Parker and illustrator Kate Brunskill who will launch Peter Digs A Den as part of the event

 Festival organiser Ellie Chaney
Festival organiser Ellie Chaney
Lakes Illustration Festival set to debut in Ulverston in October half-term
A NEW festival is set to launch in Ulverston this October half-term celebrating illustration and storytelling in Cumbria.

Artists at a previous Doremi residency

Artwork from a previous Doremi residency

Artwork from a previous Doremi residency

Artwork from a previous Doremi residency

 Artists at a previous Doremi residency
Artists at a previous Doremi residency
Doremi residency heading to Coniston this autumn
EMERGING artists from around the country will be heading to the Lake District this autumn for an annual residency.

Goal-getter: Dean Crossman (left) celebrates finding the net for GSK Ulverston Rangers against Askam United LEANNE BOLGER

The White stuff: Andrew Whiteford on the ball for GSK Ulverston Rangers LEANNE BOLGER

Got it: Ulverston's Chris Bolton wins the ball among the Askam defence LEANNE BOLGER

On the attack: Askam United's Kris McLean pushes forward against Ulverston Rangers LEANNE BOLGER

In control: Sam Purslow on the ball for Askam United LEANNE BOLGER

Superfly: Ross Walker goes aerial for Askam United against GSK Ulverston Rangers LEANNE BOLGER

 Goal-getter: Dean Crossman (left) celebrates finding the net for GSK Ulverston Rangers against Askam United LEANNE BOLGER
Goal-getter: Dean Crossman (left) celebrates finding the net for GSK Ulverston Rangers against Askam United LEANNE BOLGER
PICTURE SPECIAL: Nothing to separate Ulverston and Askam
GSK Ulverston Rangers and Askam United played out an entertaining six-goal encounter in West Lancs Division One.

Remembering: The service at the cenotaph in Barrow Park

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Procession: The march in Abbey Road

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On the move: The march to the service at the cenotaph in Barrow Park

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Procession: The march in Abbey Road

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Aiming high: The 128 Barrow Air Cadets at the town hall

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Remembering: The service at the cenotaph in Barrow Park

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Ceremony: Mayor Tony Callister laying a wreath at the cenotaph

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Parade: Sea cadets head to the service at the cenotaph

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 Remembering: The service at the cenotaph in Barrow Park LEANNE BOLGER
Remembering: The service at the cenotaph in Barrow Park LEANNE BOLGER
Barrow on the march to commemorate the Battle of Britain
PEOPLE lined the streets of Barrow this morning to watch the parade held to remember the Battle of Britain.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team

 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team
Mountain rescue annoyed by avoidable call-out
LAST night a Lake District Mountain Rescue Team received a 999 call via Cumbria Police to assist a group of walkers who were making slow progress off a mountain.

The Fugitives

The Fugitives

 The Fugitives
The Fugitives
Acclaimed Canadian live band have two Cumbrian shows on UK tour
CANADIAN indie-folk band The Fugitives will play two concerts in Cumbria during their upcoming three-week UK tour.

Founders: Diane and Spencer Hannah, of Herdy.

Emergency: Herdy gets rescued by Coniston Mountain Rescue.

Safe: Herdy gets rescued by Coniston Mountain Rescue.

 Founders: Diane and Spencer Hannah, of Herdy.
Founders: Diane and Spencer Hannah, of Herdy.
Iconic Lake District brand Herdy celebrates 10th birthday
LAKE District brand Herdy celebrates its 10th birthday today.

Nominated: The tree is a striking sight for walkers travelling along the western shore of Coniston

 Nominated: The tree is a striking sight for walkers travelling along the western shore of Coniston
Nominated: The tree is a striking sight for walkers travelling along the western shore of Coniston
South Cumbria tree shortlisted for title
A TREE in south Cumbria has been shortlisted for the Woodland Trust's Tree of the Year contest.

Blooming good: There were steel flower towers at the Town Hall and next to the Barrow Steelworks monument on the corner of Cavendish Street in 2007

 Blooming good: There were steel flower towers at the Town Hall and next to the Barrow Steelworks monument on the corner of Cavendish Street in 2007
Blooming good: There were steel flower towers at the Town Hall and next to the Barrow Steelworks monument on the corner of Cavendish Street in 2007
10 YEARS AGO
Some Cumbria County Council staff faced a pay cut as a result of a grading review sparked by an equal-pay claim brought by 3,000 women cooks, cleaners and care workers.

Six of the best: Barrow Celtic's Connor Smith JON GRANGER

Winning side: Barrow Celtic's Zak Parker on the ball JON GRANGER

Close control: Kirkby's Sam Pinnegar holds off a challenge JON GRANGER

Celebration: Kirkby scorer Kristian Sharp (left) JON GRANGER

Challenge: Barrow Celtic's Mark Treen JON GRANGER

Attack: Kirkby's Kristian Sharp JON GRANGER

Going forward: Kirkby's Zack Mooney JON GRANGER

Low down: Barrow Celtic's Sean Gardner JON GRANGER

Getting stuck in: Kirkby's Sam Pinnegar JON GRANGER

Focus: Barrow Celtic's Matthew France JON GRANGER

Racing away: Barrow Celtic's Mark Treen JON GRANGER

Strike: Kirkby's Paul Cleasby JON GRANGER

 Six of the best: Barrow Celtic's Connor Smith JON GRANGER
Six of the best: Barrow Celtic's Connor Smith JON GRANGER
PICTURE SPECIAL: Barrow Celtic beat Kirkby United in 12-goal thriller
BARROW Celtic beat Kirkby United 8-4 in a Furness Premier League goal-feast at Newby Terrace.

Undated handout photo issued by the Woodland Trust of The Courageous Tree (England) which has been shortlisted for the Woodland Trust Tree of the Year Contest 2017

 Undated handout photo issued by the Woodland Trust of The Courageous Tree (England) which has been shortlisted for the Woodland Trust Tree of the Year Contest 2017
Undated handout photo issued by the Woodland Trust of The Courageous Tree (England) which has been shortlisted for the Woodland Trust Tree of the Year Contest 2017
Coniston tree shortlisted in favourite tree contest
Members of the public are being urged to "root" for their favourite tree as new shortlists for the annual Tree of the Year competition are unveiled.

On course: Tour de Furness

Mini marvels: Riley and Ollie Graham

Made it: Chris Moorby, John Sweeney and Sean Sweeney

Getting involved: Riders of all ages took part across four different courses

Community spirit: The event has been running for 22 years

 On course: Tour de Furness
On course: Tour de Furness
Cyclists brave the elements and saddle up for a tour de force
DEFIANT cyclists took to the streets to raise thousands for charities in the area.

New venue: Dalton Mayor Bill Bleasdale trying on a jacket at Barry Sproat's Stall on the new Dalton Market at Tudor Square in 2007

 New venue: Dalton Mayor Bill Bleasdale trying on a jacket at Barry Sproat's Stall on the new Dalton Market at Tudor Square in 2007
New venue: Dalton Mayor Bill Bleasdale trying on a jacket at Barry Sproat's Stall on the new Dalton Market at Tudor Square in 2007
10 YEARS AGO
Public consultation was to start in October on Cumbria County Council plans for a major shake-up of secondary education in Barrow which would see the creation of a academy.

Rarity: A script for Laurel and hardy's Face the Music TV appearance in 1953 may make £1,000 SUBMITTED laurel-sep-09

Big laughs: A script written by Stan Laurel for a comedy called Up in Ollie's Room SUBMITTED laurel-sep-09

All aboard: Paul Duffin with railway whistles which sold at a Barrow Salvation Army sale of collectables on Saturday SUBMITTED laurel-sep-09

Film stars: A poster from the Laurel and Hardy movie A Chump at Oxford which could make up to £500 SUBMITTED laurel-sep-09

Full speed: A Dinky Supertoys model of a Foden truck with an estimate of £70 to £100 and 1818 Auctioneers SUBMITTED laurel-sep-09

Country view: A painting of Windermere by Arthur Tucker SUBMITTED laurel-sep-09

Relaxation: Early visitors to Windermere on a painting by Charles Buckley SUBMITTED laurel-sep-09

Lakeland beauty: A painting of Coniston by Edward Thompson SUBMITTED laurel-sep-09

 Rarity: A script for Laurel and hardy's Face the Music TV appearance in 1953 may make £1,000 SUBMITTED laurel-sep-09
Rarity: A script for Laurel and hardy's Face the Music TV appearance in 1953 may make £1,000 SUBMITTED laurel-sep-09
Treasure trove of Stan Laurel memories heads to saleroom
A treasure trove of rarities with direct and personal links to Ulverston-born movie star Stan Laurel are being sold at auction next week.

Made sure of victory: Brandon Collins scored the crucial second goal for Holker against Nelson

RICHARD EDMONDSON

Opener: Nathan Reid scored the first for Old Boys

 Made sure of victory: Brandon Collins scored the crucial second goal for Holker against Nelson RICHARD EDMONDSON
Made sure of victory: Brandon Collins scored the crucial second goal for Holker against Nelson RICHARD EDMONDSON
Reid and Collins goals get Holker Old Boys off the mark
GUY Heffernan picked up his first three points as Holker Old Boys manager with a confidence-boosting 2-0 victory over Nelson.

Tony Nartiez, Danielle Carlton, Jacqui Waters, Craig Tallon, all from Camp Cumbria at Bay Living Magazine Awards 2017 at University of Lancaster Picture Danny Fowler

Representing: Bill Johnston, managing director for The Bay Radio and Jody West, account manager for Bay Living Magazine Picture Danny Fowler

All the winners at Bay Living Magazine Awards Picture Danny Fowler

Best use of creativity: Steven Ramshay and Lisa Chadwick from Cumbria Constabulary Picture Danny Fowler

Tony Martinez, Danielle Carlton, Jacqui Waters, Craig Tallon, all from Camp Cumbria Picture Danny Fowler

Best Country pub: Mark Satterthwaite from The Blacksmith Arms, Broughton Mills Picture Danny Fowler

Catherine Betley, Chantelle Rosel, Professional Help, Based at Burton in Kendal Picture Danny Fowler

Best boss: Susan Robinson holding trophy with team from Nanny Brow, Ambleside Picture Danny Fowler

Host Danny Mathews of Bay Radio

The Entrepreneur Award: David Unsworth from Cartmel

Host Danny Mathews

 Tony Nartiez, Danielle Carlton, Jacqui Waters, Craig Tallon, all from Camp Cumbria at Bay Living Magazine Awards 2017 at University of Lancaster Picture Danny Fowler
Tony Nartiez, Danielle Carlton, Jacqui Waters, Craig Tallon, all from Camp Cumbria at Bay Living Magazine Awards 2017 at University of Lancaster Picture Danny Fowler
Winners of first Bay Living Awards revealed, with accolades for Cartmel, Ambleside and Broughton
THE winners for the very first Bay Living Awards were revealed last night at a glittering ceremony in Lancaster University's great hall.

Alert: Three fire engines from Barrow and Ulverston were called to the incident

 Alert: Three fire engines from Barrow and Ulverston were called to the incident
Alert: Three fire engines from Barrow and Ulverston were called to the incident
Broad Close arson investigation continues
INQUIRIES continue following two incidents in Broad Close, Barrow, which saw a fridge-freezer set on fire.

Dedicated: Tom O'Donnell is hoping to receive his seventh Blue Peter badge after he helped to rescue a baby seal on Roa Island LINDSEY DICKINGS

Display: Tom O'Donnell LINDSEY DICKINGS

One of Tom's badges LINDSEY DICKINGS

Tom with one of his badges LINDSEY DICKINGS

Tom with one of his badges LINDSEY DICKINGS

Forlorn: The baby seal on the jetty at Roa Island SUBMITTED

Helping hand: Tom with the seal, while waiting for the rescue team to arrive SUBMITTED

Road to recovery: The rescued seal pup

 Dedicated: Tom O'Donnell is hoping to receive his seventh Blue Peter badge after he helped to rescue a baby seal on Roa Island LINDSEY DICKINGS
Dedicated: Tom O'Donnell is hoping to receive his seventh Blue Peter badge after he helped to rescue a baby seal on Roa Island LINDSEY DICKINGS
Barrow boy who helped rescue 'emaciated' seal aims for Blue Peter glory
AN 11-year-old animal lover hopes to be recognised by one of his his favourite TV shows for helping to save the life of a baby seal.

Cumbria Women Of The Year Cumbria Life award winner Sally Beamish, of Coniston, with (centre) patron CWY Juliet Westoll MBE , and (left) winner of Cumbria Woman of the Year 2016 Cheryl Berry of Kendal

 Cumbria Women Of The Year Cumbria Life award winner Sally Beamish, of Coniston, with (centre) patron CWY Juliet Westoll MBE , and (left) winner of Cumbria Woman of the Year 2016 Cheryl Berry of Kendal
Cumbria Women Of The Year Cumbria Life award winner Sally Beamish, of Coniston, with (centre) patron CWY Juliet Westoll MBE , and (left) winner of Cumbria Woman of the Year 2016 Cheryl Berry of Kendal
Time to honour Cumbria's most inspirational women
It's time to toast our most wonderful women.

Great Outdoors: A oil painting called Breaky-neck Scar in the exhibition by David William Morris at the John Ruskin Museum, Coniston SUBMITTED coniston-sep-06

Country route: A work in acrylic called Beck near Kilnmire in the exhibition by David William Morris at the John Ruskin Museum, Coniston SUBMITTED coniston-sep-06

Vivid colours: A painting called St Helen's Well in the exhibition by David William Morris at the John Ruskin Museum, Coniston SUBMITTED coniston-sep-06

New look: A painting called Red cloud, tall tree in the exhibition by David William Morris at the John Ruskin Museum, Coniston SUBMITTED coniston-sep-06

 Great Outdoors: A oil painting called Breaky-neck Scar in the exhibition by David William Morris at the John Ruskin Museum, Coniston SUBMITTED coniston-sep-06
Great Outdoors: A oil painting called Breaky-neck Scar in the exhibition by David William Morris at the John Ruskin Museum, Coniston SUBMITTED coniston-sep-06
Coniston museum hosts landscape exhibition by Cumbrian artist
THE Ruskin Museum in Coniston is hosting an exhibition of paintings by the Cumbrian artist David William Morris.

The Tour de Furness 2016. The Centrica team prepare for the 50 mile run. 11th Septemeber 2016. MILTON HAWORTH.

The Jo's Appeal team at the start of the Tour de Furness. September 11, 2016

The Tour de Furness 2016 team from Kimberley-Clark; from the left; Gary Rafferty Andy Moonan, Chris jackson, Nick Fenna and Adam McBirnie. 11th Septemeber 2016. MILTON HAWORTH.

The Tour de Furness 2016. On the way to Coniston on the Coast road near Ulverston. 11th Septemeber 2016. MILTON HAWORTH.

 The Tour de Furness 2016. The Centrica team prepare for the 50 mile run. 11th Septemeber 2016. MILTON HAWORTH.
The Tour de Furness 2016. The Centrica team prepare for the 50 mile run. 11th Septemeber 2016. MILTON HAWORTH.
Tour de Furness 2017: What you need to know
Entries are still open for this year's charity cycle but close tomorrow (September 7)

New chapter: Aimee Robinson who is heading to Furness Academy to start senior school

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Proud: Aimee Robinson with mum Joanne

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New chapter: Aimee Robinson who is heading to Furness Academy to start senior school

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New chapter: Aimee Robinson who is heading to Furness Academy to start senior school

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New chapter: Aimee Robinson who is heading to Furness Academy to start senior school

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Sisters: Aimee Robinson, 11 and her sister Tilly, five, in their uniforms ready to start school

 New chapter: Aimee Robinson who is heading to Furness Academy to start senior school LINDSEY DICKINGS
New chapter: Aimee Robinson who is heading to Furness Academy to start senior school LINDSEY DICKINGS
Barrow's inspirational Aimee can't wait to start secondary school
STARTING secondary school is a milestone for every child, so tomorrow is going to be super special for an inspirational Barrow girl who has battled cancer and overcome complications following a stem cell transplant.

Orazio Bridge, Meta by John Ruskin

Naples houses, by John Ruskin

 Orazio Bridge, Meta by John Ruskin
Orazio Bridge, Meta by John Ruskin
Early drawings from Ruskin's Italian adventures on show in Lakes
EARLY drawings from respected artist John Ruskin will go on display in his former Lake District home.

Demolition Darby: Ulverston Rangers' Sean Darby celebrates his goal CHRIS WEST

Up and over: Askam's Michael Thomson tries to hurdle Rangers Corey Smith's challenge CHRIS WEST

Defensive clearance: Rangers Gavin Butler heads the ball clear CHRIS WEST

Through the gap: Askam's Scott O'Reilly CHRIS WEST

Good stop: Rangers keeper Jarek Bitner in action CHRIS WEST

Safety first: Askam's Jonathan France clears the ball CHRIS WEST

Melee: The referee gets involved to claim things down CHRIS WEST

Good tackle: Rangers Callum Fawcett takes the ball off Askam's Scott O'Reilly CHRIS WEST

ASKAM UNITED V GSK ULVERSTON RANGERS FOOTBALL. Duddon Road, Askam. Askam's Michael Thomson tries to hurdle Rangers Corey Smith's challenge. 2nd September 2017. CHRIS WEST

Sinking feeling: The Askam keeper and a defender can only watch as the ball trickles over the line for Rangers' second goal CHRIS WEST

On the run: Rangers Callum Fawcett CHRIS WEST

Challenge: Rangers Jamie Tweddell wins the ball CHRIS WEST

Long-range effort: Rangers Sean Darby shoots for goal CHRIS WEST

 Demolition Darby: Ulverston Rangers' Sean Darby celebrates his goal CHRIS WEST
Demolition Darby: Ulverston Rangers' Sean Darby celebrates his goal CHRIS WEST
Darby strike helps GSK Ulverston Rangers take derby honours
ASKAM welcomed GSK Ulverston Rangers for a West Lancs Division One League Cup fixture, and it was the visitors who took the spoils 2-0.

Mount Pisco Cordillera Blanca, by Lincoln Rowe

Lincoln Rowe

 Mount Pisco Cordillera Blanca, by Lincoln Rowe
Mount Pisco Cordillera Blanca, by Lincoln Rowe
Military artist's mountain landscapes feature at Lakes gallery
EXPEDITION paintings by military artist Lincoln Rowe will go on display in the Lake District this weekend.

Emergency: Coniston Water LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Emergency: Coniston Water LINDSEY DICKINGS
Emergency: Coniston Water LINDSEY DICKINGS
Ulverston and Kendal fire crews rescue casualty from waters of Coniston
THREE fire engines from Ulverston and Kendal were called out to reports of a person in the waters of Coniston yesterday afternoon (Friday September 1).

Show time: Peggy and Doris Carrick from Broughton Beck at Lowick Show in 2016

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Show time: Claire Ireland, Tracy Armistead, Donna Kirkby in 2016

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Show time: Libby, from Oxen Park in 2016

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Show time: Lowick Show

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Show time: Jonathan Philipson on the ducking stool in 2016

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Show time: Morgan Pearce on Pentreced David in 2016

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Show time: Young handlers Thomas Huddleston and William Winder from Wallend Farm, Broughton in 2016

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Joanna Edmondson, 10, with guinea pig Tony and brother Nicholas, 8, with Mike the guinea pig in 1993

NOSTALGIA --- LOWICK SHOW 1984. THE MAIL ARCHIVE

Show time: John, Amy and Sue Stewart from Bouth with their prizewinning goats in 1988

Show time: Rachael Philipson show jumping in 1989

Show time: Richard Bray, 4, with a dog called Maggot in 1988

Show time: Steve Watson from Woodbine, near Dalton, with his best in show Charolais heifer in 1996

Show time: Junior fell race in 1992

Show time: Tony Saunders, stunt rider in 1990

Show time: A stunt rider in 1990

Show time: Steve Watson in 1991

Show time: John Jackson from Newton with a Suffolk ram lamb, best in show in 1993

Show time: Lowick Show in 1987

Show time: Lowick Show in 1984

Show time: Jonathan Philipson on the ducking stool in 2016

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Show time: Marley with owner Corie Williamson from Ulverston in 2016

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Show time: Daisy Price from Ulverston on her pony Prince in 2016

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Show time: Thomas Huddleston with his calf in 2015

CHRIS WEST

Show time: Blake Fleming winning the Boys Under 8s race in 2015

CHRIS WEST

 Show time: Peggy and Doris Carrick from Broughton Beck at Lowick Show in 2016 LEANNE BOLGER
Show time: Peggy and Doris Carrick from Broughton Beck at Lowick Show in 2016 LEANNE BOLGER
Lowick Show is back - Can you spot yourself in our picture gallery of years gone by?
ORGANISERS of a traditional rural show held this weekend are hoping this year's efforts will be the best yet.

Rising up: The wreck of the Coniston as it was uncovered by the shifting sands in 1987 BILL MYERS coniston-sep-01

Full Sail: A painting of the schooner Coniston which was sold at auction in Broughton in the 1980s coniston-sep-01

Bad weather: The schooner Coniston took refuge at Ramsey on the Isle of Man before making its ill-fated crossing towards Millom SUBMITTED coniston-sep-01

Sea life: Barnacles on the hull of the schooner Coniston seen when it emerged from the Duddon sands 30 years ago BILL MYERS coniston-sep-01

Looking out: The view towards Furness across the wreck of the schooner Coniston in 1987 BILL MYERS coniston-sep-01

Falling apart: The split bow of the schooner Coniston in 1987 BILL MYERS coniston-sep-01

Rotting away: A view towards the front of the schooner Coniston in 1987 BILL MYERS coniston-sep-01

 Rising up: The wreck of the Coniston as it was uncovered by the shifting sands in 1987 BILL MYERS coniston-sep-01
Rising up: The wreck of the Coniston as it was uncovered by the shifting sands in 1987 BILL MYERS coniston-sep-01
The Millom shipwreck which rose from its watery grave
A century ago tomorrow a sailing ship capsized in a storm in the Duddon Estuary leaving five people dead.