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Caption for Tirril, C1955: The motor-car opened up the Lakes to many families previously constrained by limited leisure time and travel distance. The 'day trip' was born. It brought new trade to outlying village hostelries such as this one at Tirril. The Queen's Head once belonged to the Wordsworth family whose roots lay in neighbouring Sockbridge and Penrith.

Memories of Tirril

I also lived here. My parents took over from Mrs Robinson. My father who had worked for Lowther Builders modernised the shop, opening it up and installing new counters. He also replaced the front window, which let in alot more light. It was very dark in there. I also went to Yanwath school. My uncle worked for the Milk Marketing Board (...Read full memory)

My name is Sandra and I am the little girl on the right of the picture.  I lived at the Post Office with my grandparents, Mr & Mrs Robinson and I have very fond memories of growing up in the village.  The bigger girl with me was Ann Tatters who used to take me to school at Yanwath.  

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