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Memories of Millom

The view is looking over Holborn Hill towards Black Combe. Holborn Hill is old Millom, the new part of Millom was built when iron ore was discovered in 1855 at Hodbarrow and the iron works was built and Hodbarrow mines opened. It then became a prosperous town with a population rising to 10,000 people. My memory is of (...Read full memory)

I was placed with a lovely warm family, Ivor and Betty Boase, they made me so welcome. I spent about a year with them - they treated me as family member, it was the happiest time. They had a son, Derek and daughter Brenda. Uncle Ivor was into amateur dramatics and did many shows while I was (...Read full memory)

We are the family of Eric Bowes Davis & Ronald Billing Davis who have connections at Hodbarrow mines. Eric was my father in law; we visit Milllom quite a lot, we have strong connections of Millom and many pictures. Mildred Davis, Ronnie's wife, is my husband's auntie but sadly she has now (...Read full memory)

Hi ive been trying to find any information for my partner on his grandparents who were from we belive millom in cumbria (Phil Cecil Park)i do have some information but would like for anyone who knows any of the Park family to contact me. Many thanks

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