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Caption for Tirril, From Penrith Road C1955: From Tirril, midway between Penrith and Ullswater, a road leads to Sockbridge. This was the home of Wordsworth's grandfather Richard, and his father John. Both had been employed by the local magnates, the Lowther family, to manage their lands. This corner of Cumbria abounds in associations with the poet.

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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