Solway Plain - past and present by the Holme St Cuthbert History Group

The following items are currently available to view, save or print:-

Mary Beeby's Memorandums
Detailed family history of Beeby family with many fascinating insights into early 19th century life in Allonby.

Detailed History of Greenrow Academy
by Peter Ostle and Joan Dunmore. Originally published in Cumbria Family History Newsletter in 2010.

Soundtrack to the Postwar Years
MP3 Audio File of music and memories from the forties and fifties - originally used as background music to the History Group's 'Postwar Years' exhibition in 2010.
(Left-click to listen, right-click to download)

Martin's Guide Book to Silloth for 1899
Contains details of the resort's attractions, a map and many fascinating adverts. Family historians will find the list of boarding-house keepers of particular interest.
(Left-click to view, right-click to download as PDF file)

Detailed History of Silloth Docks
by Stephen Wright

Holme Cultram Surveys and Rentals, for the years:-

Allonby Sixty Years Ago
A poem by J.J. Heskett

Beckfoot Burials
List of burials at Beckfoot Quaker Cemetery. Includes many non-Quakers

Edderside Residents 1538 - 1894

Maps of the area showing parish bounderies
in 1829
in 2000

History of the Longcake family
by Art Lengkeek.

The Origins of the Langcake name
by Art Lengkeek.






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