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 ...Read full memory

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 ...Read full memory

Nelly Ward, My Great Grandmother

My Mum, Marilyn, was brought up in Cleator Moor, mostly by her Grandma, Nelly Ward. She had a sister called Kathy; their father was a GI! Wondered if anyone remembered Nelly, apparently she was a great character.

A memory of Cleator Moor