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Armathwaite, Cumbria
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Armathwaite and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Good Old Days

My parents raised me and my two sisters at Vicarage Farm, Armathwaite, which was located outside the village, just up the hill on the right on the way to the A6. I lived and farmed with my parents at home until I married in 1965, I then moved to Low Hestket. My parents continued to live at the farm until they retired, I ...Read full memory

Red Lion Hotel Armathwaite, Near Carlisle

My late Aunt worked at the Red lion hotel in the 1950's when the Holdsworth's owned it, she was involved in foiling an attempted robbery and there was an article written about it in a local newspaper , she told us about this before she sadly passed away, we has a family would dearly like to try and ...Read full memory

Carrholme, Armathwaite

My relatives (CLARK) grew up at Carrholme in the late 1800's / early 1900's. I think Carrholme was a farm at the time. If anyone has any memories or photo's relating to this period I would love to see them.