Burton in Lonsdale, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Growing Up In Burton

Growing up in burton was fantastic, all the children of the village would play together and spend their days wandering freely, only going home to eat. Just the way it should be. The local vicar at the time was the Reverend Charles Trevor who had a large family, Susan, Chris, Clare, Andrew who was my age, ...Read full memory

Looking For Family Who Used To Live In Burton

My gt gt granmother Ann Brennan wife of Thomas (buried in the churchyard) and her daughter Margaret (nee Lodge) Fletcher, wife of John, on the 1871 census they lived next door to each other in 26 and 27 just says Burton. In 1861 Ann and Thomas Brennan are living at 23 High Street, ...Read full memory

A memory of Burton in Lonsdale

Nostalgia

I lived in Burton from 1948 until 1966. I have such fond memories of the village as it was then. There were a group of lads that I was part of viz. Brian Bradshaw, Stewart Salrein, Roger Taylor, Anthony Blundell and we were then the scourge of the village (as much as you were allowed to be a scourge). The local Policeman ...Read full memory