Old Maps of Lakeside

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

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Memories of Lakeside

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

In April 2008 I went on holiday to the Lakes with my wife, Elizabeth, and we enjoyed a day's outing here. We first took a steam train from Haverthwaite through Newby Bridge to Lakeside where the steamer quay looks not much different from the view shown in this photo. Then we boarded a steamer which took us up (...Read full memory)

My mother, born in Carlisle 1920, has a memory of one of her brothers going to Newby Bridge Hospital. I have asked around but nobody seems to know if there was a hospital at Newby Bridge. It is such a strong memory that my mother, now 92, has that I would like to try and find out for her. Every time we arrive (...Read full memory)