Burton-in-Kendal, Cumbria
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Warm Bread.

I lived in Burton with my parents Stan & Hilda Hailey in the bakers shop in the square from 1956. I can remember my dad making fresh bread & cakes with the smell wafting through the house. I played football for Burton Thistle and helped run the club with many great friends. I moved away when I got married and my parents ...Read full memory

Church Where Grandparents Married

My grandparents, William Delaney and Phoebe Heighton were married here. The Delaney family lived in Burton for several generations. I believe Phoebe worked for the Misses Wilson prior to her marriage. They moved to Australia a few years after their marriage.  I visited from Australia in 1980s and was delighted to find charming little church intact and loved.

The 'Preacher'

I lived in Burton, about 1958, with my parents, older sister Susan, and baby brother Anthony. We lived in Hornby House. Do you remember a man who used to stand at the Market Cross and preach to the locals? He used to shout so loud we could here it when we were in our house. Lizzie