Ulverston, Market Place 1912

Memories of Ulverston


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)

I play bowls at Ulverston Cons the wall and the house behind have never changed think the bowling green was opened in 1911 before that it was a market garden the dividing wall is still there and a house is on the other side of the dividing wall.

I used to gallop round the park with a petticoat on my head, pretending to be a horse!! Loved watching the ladies and gents when they played crown green bowling... Such a beautiful park, that was maintained to the highest standard. Fond memories of playing here.

...Birkett family store...my first time to see picture...thank you...

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