Memories of Barrow
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
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
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.
My late Father in Law Joeseph Edgar was a Fireman on the trains but moved away to Manchester around 1954. He lived in School Street Barrow when married around the period of 1946. Would anyone know of him or his family please..!