Old Maps of Kendal

Historic Maps of Kendal and the local area.

I lived almost next door to Anchorite Well for many years until I left Kendal in 1969. The houses were occupied by Jenny Huck and the Hootons. The Hucks had one of the first colour televisions on the estate and I remember going to their house to watch an FA Cup Final in colour during the 1960's. I remember bringing a minnow (...Read full memory)

The boy in the hat is my grandfather, and the girl is his sister. The shop that they are standing outside belonged to their grandfather, a well travelled gentleman born in 1832. The view is remarkably unchanged in 2008!