Millom, Cumbria
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Millom

Browse 8 photo books on Millom and the surrounding area.

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 Manchester. I spent the war years here and they were very happy years. After the war I went back to Manchester, but came back to Millom for ...Read full memory

A memory of Millom by Ian Jordison

St Georges Church Millom

This is the church where my grandma and grandad Kirby are buried. We recently visited the churchyard to place a wooden memorial cross on their grave. My friend of the 40's Norman Benson made the cross and had a brass name plate made to go on it. He often visited my grandparents when he lost his parents. Norman,his ...Read full memory

A memory of Millom by Ian Jordison

A Evacuee With Such Happy Memories Of Millom

I was placed with a lovely warm family, Ivor and Betty Boase, they made me so welcome. I spent about a year with them - they treated me as family member, it was the happiest time. They had a son, Derek and daughter Brenda. Uncle Ivor was into amateur dramatics and did many shows while I was there. ...Read full memory

A memory of Millom by Dorothy Gilbert