Penny Bridge, Cumbria
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Grandmother Lived In Penny Bridge Manor

My grandmother Sarah Hewitt was supposed to have lived in Penny Bridge manor and had a sister, I think, who drowned crossing the river - before the bridge was put in, maybe? - but I cannot find any information on her or her family. I would really appreciate any information. What a beautiful place!!

Jackson Family Spark Bridge

My great great great grandfather William Jackson was born at Spark Bridge, about 1829. My great great grandfather (William's son) Thomas Henry Jackson was born at Crossmore, Swarthmore, about 1858. I would love ...Read full memory

My Mothers Was Evacuated To Penny Bridge During Ww2

My mother Iris Woods was evacuated to Penny Bridge during WW2. She first stayed at Penny Bridge House with the Stanley sisters - Franny & Alice? She then was moved to Mrytle Cottage to ...Read full memory