Aspatria, Cumbria
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Spyatry In The 70s

My dad had the grocers shop opposite the gift shop, there was a shoe shop a childrens clothes shop, a launderette, a wool shop, Mrs Tinnion with her small Pekinese dogs, Bobby Askews the hardware shop who sold absolutely everything anyone ever needed. The huge ugly car park was built and some smaller houses were pulled ...Read full memory

A memory of Aspatria by Sharon Rae

Great Grandparents Marriage

My great-grandparents Robert Close and Annie Head were married at this church on January 8th 1888.

A memory of Aspatria by Ellen Neal