Nostalgic memories of Cleator Moor's local history

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My Paternal Grandmother was named Emily Mary Hibble. She was born at Redbeck Cottages, Cleator Moor. I have never visited Britain, but still fondly remember her memories of a happy childhood. She came over to Victoria Australia on a ship when she was 16. She married Charles Gordon Reid and they were married for (...Read full memory)

My Mum, Marilyn, was brought up in Cleator Moor, mostly by her Grandma, Nelly Ward. She had a sister called Kathy; their father was a GI! Wondered if anyone remembered Nelly, apparently she was a great character.

I was born and lived in Reada Terrace near Frizington, Cleator Moor, my parents were Jerry and Margaret Hayhoe and we moved down to Doncaster in Yorkshire roundabout 1964. I can remember St Paul's School in Frizington, the pond in the woods on the way to school where a little girl was (...Read full memory)

My father was headmaster, I think at St Cuthberts or St Patricks secondary school and we lived at" Mainscroft" in Cleator Moor. I remember going to school at St Mary's infants and have memories of fr Clayton and the grotto at the church. I remember the walk to school, the quarry pits and the doctors who lived opposite, (...Read full memory)

I was born in  Birks Road, Cleator Moor in 1954. I was from a large family called Sheldrake. We lived over the railway bridge towards the brewery. The neighbours that I know of are: the Watsons, the Moors, the Wrights, the Richardsons, the Sumptons (I married one), the Rogans, Dempseys and Brocklebanks. Does anybody (...Read full memory)