Old Maps of Cockermouth

Historic Maps of Cockermouth and the local area.

I have found a photo of Eskett Farm, Cockermouth, going back to a great auntie, Janie Gaskell. I don't know if she owned the farm or rented it, I know that she would send goodies down to Surrey at Christmas time. Is the farm still in place or gone?

I was born in Bridge Street and went to Fairfield School, or "Fairfield Junior Mixed" as it was called when it became Co-Ed in about 1948. I remember the whole class having to walk up to Harris Park and stand round the fountain shown in the picture. Unfortunately we had to hold a daffodil during (...Read full memory)