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Memories of Ulverston

The park cannot have been built long in this photo - our house at the north eastern end of the park was built in 1904 and was bought by the station master of Ulverston at the time. we moved there in 1968 and as we had no garden to speak of the 'Park' was our garden and many a happy hour we spent there. We could squeeze through (...Read full memory)

My memory relates to the Gas Lamp which formerly stood in the centre of County Square in Ulverston. It was erected in front of the County Hotel which stood on what is now the site of the Coronation Hall.I understand that the Council first sought approval of the Manager of the Hotel as to the design of the Gas (...Read full memory)

Fantastic picture. This isn't a memory, more of a request. 19 King Street is listed on the 1891 census with MARY FLETCHER, her occupation is lady's outfitter and fancy goods dealer(dress). Is that in this picture? Or which side of this road would it have been on? Others in the road at the same time: 11, tobacconist - (...Read full memory)

Ulverston is a very special place to me, my father was born in nearby Marton in 1906, and I do know from the 1911 census, that he was 4 years old then, he had 3 sisters and one brother, who was called Frank, and very sadly, Frank died in his 40's due to an accident in a quarry were he was working. My dad was living at (...Read full memory)

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