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12 stories about Barrow-in-Furness
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The Devonshire and Buccleuch Docks were constructed by the late Mr Brassey in 1867. At the same time a certain ...
Barrow-in-Furness: The early days
Barrow-in-Furness – but yesterday an obscure fishing village and today a corporate borough with nearly 30,000 inhabitants. Francis Leach in “Barrow-in-Furness, ...
Cycling in Barrow
Barrow Amateur Cycling Club Headquarters The club, which opened in 1906, was based in the Old Royal Hotel on The Strand. ...
Early Shipbuilding in Furness and Barrow
Sailing vessels have been built on the Furness coast for centuries. An attempt was made to build a warship at ...
Gliding in Furness
The Furness Gliding Club The club was formed in Barrow in October 1930 and rapidly attained a very prominent position amongst ...
Iron and Steel Works, Barrow-in-Furness
Iron ore mined in the Furness area and not used in the local iron furnaces at Backbarrow, Newland and Duddon ...
Salt on Walney During the 1880s salt was discovered by chance on Walney whilst boring for coal. By the late 1890s ...
School Boy Adventures in Barrow, Dalton and Askam
On the penultimate day of the school year at Barrow Grammar School for Boys, something happened to upset our headmaster, ...
Shipbuilding in Barrow-in-Furness
“Thousands of men are even now employed and Old Barrow Island-two years since quite a pleasant rural nook, with fields ...
The Isle of Walney Estates Company Limited was set up in the late 1890s to provide housing for the increasing ...
Yachting in Barrow
Barrow Yacht Club The Barrow Yacht Club was established in 1870 under the patronage of the Duke of Devonshire, the Duke ...
Zeppelin over Barrow - Denys Vaughan
11 images of Barrow-in-Furness
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3D image of full pillbox at Barrow waterfront
3D image of partial pillbox at Barrow waterfront, side view
Photographic slide of Lifeboat
Postcard. Walney Bridge
RNLB Herbert Leigh
7 media clips about Barrow-in-Furness
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3D model of full pillbox at Barrow waterfront
3D model of partial pillbox at Barrow waterfront, side view
Members of a social group held at Barrow Age UK talk about life in Barrow.
Oral history interview with Denys Vaughan, born in Barrow 1931, now lives in Grange
Oral history interview with John Murphy of Walney Island
Oral history interview with Robin Reginald Beck who worked at Lakeland Laundry (1967-1972)
Oral history interview with Sheila Drewery (worked at Lakeland Laundry 1964-1976) and Bryn Howell (worked there from 1963)
2 documents about Barrow-in-Furness
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ARP Card, 1940
Barrow Lifeboat Station Centenary Certificate
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