Millom, Cumbria
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Holborn Hill Evacuee.

The view is looking over Holborn Hill towards Black Combe. Holborn Hill is old Millom, the new part of Millom was built when iron ore was discovered in 1855 at Hodbarrow and the ...Read full memory

A memory of Millom by Ian Jordison

The Old Co Op.

I was born in Market Street in 1939. Later, because of the war, my mum left me in Millom for my grandad and grandma Kirby to look after me. Mum went back to be with my dad in heavily bombed ...Read full memory

A memory of Millom by Ian Jordison

Eric And Ronnie Bowes Davis

We are the family of Eric Bowes Davis & Ronald Bowes Davis who was at Hodbarrow mines. Eric was my father in law; we visit Milllom quite a lot, we have strong connections of ...Read full memory

A memory of Millom by Joyce Davis

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