Distington lady Frankie Vaughan evacuation children rations street party

Christmas Party Group

Distington lady Frankie Vaughan evacuation children rations street party https://youtu.be/vaj-I15UMCc This oral history was recorded for the Voices of Cumbria Millennium Project in 2000 commissioned by Cumbria Archives and was illustrated by Peter Nicholson using various images from various collections in Cumbria, permitted for educational use. Please help this community project by typing a summary […]

Distington lady school makes cover for war book for soldiers

Wartime Easy French For The Forces Soldier Biggs At The Train

Distington lady school makes cover for war book for soldiers https://youtu.be/jAvL7kwmuVQ This oral history was recorded for the Voices of Cumbria Millennium Project in 2000 commissioned by Cumbria Archives and was illustrated by Peter Nicholson using various images from various collections in Cumbria, permitted for educational use. Please help this community project by typing a […]

Distington ladies school church play

Church Inside

Distington ladies school church play https://youtu.be/6uLNYEB6H1s This oral history was recorded for the Voices of Cumbria Millennium Project in 2000 commissioned by Cumbria Archives and was illustrated by Peter Nicholson using various images from various collections in Cumbria, permitted for educational use. Please help this community project by typing a summary of the video so […]

Distington lady man Distington life

Rural Workers

Distington lady man Distington life https://youtu.be/TvVB1emA02o This oral history was recorded for the Voices of Cumbria Millennium Project in 2000 commissioned by Cumbria Archives and was illustrated by Peter Nicholson using various images from various collections in Cumbria, permitted for educational use. Please help this community project by typing a summary of the video so […]

Dearham church school policeman

Policeman At Box Close

Dearham church school policeman https://youtu.be/_ZbcVkSlM74 This oral history was recorded for the Voices of Cumbria Millennium Project in 2000 commissioned by Cumbria Archives and was illustrated by Peter Nicholson using various images from various collections in Cumbria, permitted for educational use. Please help this community project by typing a summary of the video so that […]

Alston lady school sausages evacuees parlour

Houses Street Scene 1900 Alston Mkt Plce

Alston lady school sausages evacuees parlour https://youtu.be/nPZ0kloaiqs This oral history was recorded for the Voices of Cumbria Millennium Project in 2000 commissioned by Cumbria Archives and was illustrated by Peter Nicholson using various images from various collections in Cumbria, permitted for educational use. Please help this community project by typing a summary of the video […]

Servant in Service before the World Wars oral history video

Servant in Service Millom

MY LIFE AT HOME AND MY WORK AS A SERVANT A lady explains how life was for her as a child at home.  She explains how she left school at 14 years old in 1933 to work in service (as a servant) in the “big house”.  https://youtu.be/oyNvB_WUfvM It was a privilege to record this lady, […]

Town life street scenes shops Photo Gallery

Street Market

Street scenes in towns, shops, way of life Streets, shops and normal life in the towns and villages of Cumbria Ambleside Possible Street With Centaur Cycles H J Croft Motor Works Garage Ambleside Queens Hotel Street Celebration With Women Children Flowers Car And Hand Cart In Street Outside Breeches Maker 1910s Cars Parked On Street […]

Lowca U Boat Photo Gallery

Lowca Submarine Daily Mail Sept 1 1915 Painting Of Submarine Shelling Lowca

Lowca shelled by German U Boat In World War 1 a German U Boat surfaced off the West Cumbrian coast and shelled the important industrial works at Lowca and Whitehaven Lowca Submarine Daily Mail Sept 1 1915 Painting Of Submarine Shelling Lowca Lowca Huns Dastardly Deeds In War 1915 Lowca Latest In Germ Hun Frightfulness […]

Women Land Army Photo Gallery

Women Land Army Digging Field

Women Land Army World War 2 Dig For Victory campaign included the Women’s Land Army Hullock Annie Land Army Girl 1943 Hullock Annie Land Army Girl With Dog 1943 Land Army Land Army 2 Land Army W Calf Land Army W Pig Women Land Army Armband Back Women Land Army Armband 3 Women Land Army […]