Barrow, Cumbria (near Dalton-In-Furness)
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Barrow

Browse 9 photo books on Barrow and the surrounding area.

Clog Makers

I have recently discovered that my grandfather Charles Alexander Parsons Hall was born illegitimately to Sarah Hall in Barrow in Furness c. 1885. Sarah's father George Hall was a clog maker employing two men at Anson Street in 1881. George was born in Stockport then worked in the Birmingham area before arriving in Barrow. My ...Read full memory

A memory of Barrow by Marion Madden

Duke Street Rowhouses

Apparently, there was housing built for ship-building families along Duke Street. These were heavily damaged by bombing raids in the Second World War we hear, and presumed demolished. I am wondering about any info on these dwellings. My paternal grandmother's ancestors lived in them in 1871 for sure, at 269 Duke Street, ...Read full memory

A memory of Barrow by Bryan Cain

Lost Relatives

I'm looking for my relatives, the Westwood family; Barbara, Brian, Arthur. One of them or all of them lived on 1 Vulcan Road, in Barrow. I don't have any more details but I'm desperate to make contact. I would be grateful for any information regarding this family.

A memory of Barrow by Maxine Westwood