Bardsea, Cumbria
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My First Home.

I lived at the Ship with my father George Simpson, mother Joan, sister Mary and grandfather Joseph Simpson. My grandfather had married Elizabeth Robinson whose family had run the pub and farmed the land since Thomas Robinson in 1672. My Great Grandfather George Robinson, who was the tenant farmer for Mr.Hocking, would have ...Read full memory

A memory of Bardsea by Chris Simpson