1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Winster, Cumbria
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Brown Horse Inn 1920 To 1995

I am writing to add my memories to those posted by my sister Sheila McCormack.  My name is Norma (McCormack ) Gibson.  Our grandparents ran this hotel in the 1920s. Their names were Margaret and Cecil Stronnel. They had a daughter Irene Margaret Stronnel. My mother told me about their Manx cats that had ...Read full memory

A memory of Winster by Norma Gibson

My Grandmother Owned The Brown Horse Inn Until 1922

My grandparents Mr. & Mrs. Cecil Carl Stronnel owned the Brown Horse Inn until 1922 when my grandmother and my mother emigrated to Canada.  My grandmother had  divorced prior to their departure.  The present photo is very similar to the one that hung on the wall of my ...Read full memory