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Cleator Moor, Cumbria
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Slag Heaps

I was born in  Birks Road, Cleator Moor in 1954. I was from a large family called Sheldrake. We lived over the railway bridge towards the brewery. The neighbours that I know of are: the Watsons, the Moors, the Wrights, the Richardsons, the Sumptons (I married one), the Rogans, Dempseys and Brocklebanks. Does anybody ...Read full memory

Emily Mary Hibble

My Paternal Grandmother was named Emily Mary Hibble. She was born at Redbeck Cottages, Cleator Moor. I have never visited Britain, but still fondly remember her memories of a happy childhood. She came over to Victoria Australia on a ship when she was 16. She married Charles Gordon Reid and they were married for ...Read full memory

A memory of Cleator Moor

Childhood Memories Of Cleator Moor

I was born and lived in Reada Terrace near Frizington, Cleator Moor, my parents were Jerry and Margaret Hayhoe and we moved down to Doncaster in Yorkshire roundabout 1964. I can remember St Paul's School in Frizington, the pond in the woods on the way to school where a little girl was unfortunately ...Read full memory