Askam in Furness, Cumbria
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

First Trip To Fathers Hometown

My father Leslie Edgar Simpson Smith was born in Askam-In-Furness at Greenscoe Cottages in 1902 and he passed away in Canada in 2003. My grandfather William Smith was also born in Askam in the Vulcan Hotel which his father and mother, Hezekiah Cook Smith, and Hannah Simpson Smith ran.  My two ...Read full memory