Kendal, View From Golf Links c.1925
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Theme Calendar - Teeing Off
Featuring 12 captioned photos of Teeing Off. A4 sized calendar, opening to A3.
Vintage photographs of golf – a game described by Sir Winston Churchill as ‘an ineffectual attempt to direct an uncontrollable sphere into an inaccessible hole with instruments ill-adapted to the purpose'.
Memories of Kendal
My roots in Kendal go very deep indeed, my Great Grandfather was James Dawson Garnett who was born there in 1851 on Lake Road and married Elizabeth Sherrin a local girl in 1871. Their son James Langhorn Garnett was my Grandfather who moved to Middlesborough then South Shields and retired there as a local policeman. (...Read full memory)
When I was a toddler of about 3 in 1956/57 I lived with my parents and older sister, Susan, in a house at the top of Beast Banks called Cliffside. Behind us were the Serpentine Woods. One day I was out playing when my sister and her whole class came snaking through our garden after a nature walk in the woods. I was thrilled to see (...Read full memory)
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)