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Wray, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Wray

Browse 24 photo books on Wray and the surrounding area.

Remembering Wray In The 1930s And 40s

I was born at Alcocks Farm and attended Wray School in the early 1940s before we moved to Arkholme. My Auntie Lucy was the headmistress at Wray School (Mrs Lucy Bateson) and the teacher in charge of the infants class was a Mrs Roberts. I also remember the Rev Bell being the Vicar at Wray and I think he ...Read full memory

A memory of Wray

The Clarksons In Wray

My maternal family have lived in Wray unbroken from the end of the 19th century to now. My mother was born in 1912, one of ten children; 7 girls and 3 boys. She was brought up in Glen Cottage on Main Street. They are a remarkable family with four of the girls still alive; Ruth (102), the oldest living resident of Wray ...Read full memory

A memory of Wray by Colin Barton

Growing Up

My memories are of growing up at Barkinggate Farm in Roeburndale, attending Sunday school at Roeburndale chapel, and attending Wray school in the 1940s, and later on Burton-in -Lonsdale school. I left Roeburndale in 1961.

A memory of Wray by Edward Holmes