Old Maps of Kirkby Lonsdale

Historic Maps of Kirkby Lonsdale and environs, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey and by renowned Victorian cartographer Samuel Lewis.

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Memories of Kirkby Lonsdale

Read and share your memories of Kirkby Lonsdale itself or of a particular photo of Kirkby Lonsdale.

My first holiday without my parents! Horse riding and being lucky enough to stay at the Royal Hotel. There were stables at the back. At 11 years old and being with boys and girls older than me it was a shock! Oh, you don't dip your bread in your soup! And you are using your dessert spoon! Pooooo, not to mention (...Read full memory)

I wonder if you can help me? I'm unsure if I have the correct building around the mid 90's. I was sent to a kind of boarding school for bad boys - 'a long story' and after leaving wanted to forget the place but now as a 35 year old father of two in North Wales, I strangely want to find out about it and see it! (...Read full memory)