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14 stories about Morecambe
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"Mr. Seaweed" - Ernie Nicholson
Born into a family of butchers
Ninety-one-year-old Richard ‘Rex’ Lancaster had an idyllic childhood in Grange. In shorts and vest his six-to-eight-week summer holidays were spent ...
Shrimpers and cockle pickers stretching along Morecambe Bay’s coastline are proud to use family fishing techniques that go back generations. On ...
Cross bay swim
Ernie Nicholson: Netmaker and Fisherman
Did you know that from the 1920s up to the 1970s Morecambe was home to a thriving fishing factory? It ...
Gone Fishin’ was commissioned by Morecambe Bay Partnership from AbouTime Dance Company in 2018 as part of the ‘Catching Tales’ ...
Have you heard the cockles sing?
Janet tells how the tragedy of the Chinese cocklers in 2004 led to changes in the laws and the effect ...
Keith Willacy Photographic Collection
Lovelies vs Loonies
Lovelies Before the Miss Great Britain competition rounds, 12 ‘Aqua-Lovelies’ would adorn the poolside of Morecambe’s Super Swimming Stadium and put on ...
Morecambe cockling disaster - 'on our knees'
Morecambe's Super Swimming Stadium
Ginny Marshall remembers the 1960s when thousands of tourists and locals used to flock to the beaches of Morecambe to ...
Riddling for shrimps - David Bates
209 images of Morecambe
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"Girl Helen" LR 123, the first new boat built for Morecambe since 1935
"Linda" LR 24, was built by Crossfields of Arnside
"Linda" on the inside moorings to the north of Central Pier, Morecambe
"Linda" sailing down the Ring Hole
"Linda", on inside moorings for a paint up
"Speedwell" LR 29, hauling her fish trawl in Ulverston Channel
"Star of Hope" LR 39, on her moorings at Green Street, Morecambe
A Bay pleasure boat with five aboard among the moorings at Morecambe
A certificate of service issued by the RNLI to Mark Baxter
A chart showing the positions of the mussel beds or skears at Morecambe
A citation enrolling Samuel Baxter as Member of the British Empire, issued by the Court of St. James, London.
A civic party meeting with Morecambe fishermen
24 media clips about Morecambe
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Oral history interview David Hodgson. Growing up in Morecambe in 1950s.
Oral history interview with Baxters of Morecambe staff
Oral history interview with Charlie Overett of Morecambe, retired fisherman
Oral history interview with Charlie Overett, member of Aqua Loonies diving troupe
Oral history interview with Colin Midwinter (born 1954) and Harry Roberts (born 1958), both RNLI Morecambe volunteers.
Oral history interview with David Bates, fisherman
Oral history interview with Eileen Baxter and Helen Graham talking about the Morecambe Trawlers
Oral history interview with Eric Greenough on coastguards
Oral history interview with Ernie Nicholson, net maker
Oral history interview with Evelyn Archer (nee Moreland), founder member of the Winter Gardens Trust and was pivotal in saving the Winter Gardens Theatre
Oral history interview with Ginny Marshall, a lifeguard in Morecambe Super Swimming Stadium
Oral history interview with Janet Butler of Morecambe Bay Fishermen's Association
6 documents about Morecambe
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After the Ebb - Fishing Stories from Morecambe Bay - Issue 3 Morecambe (Summer 2018)
Baxter Family Tree
Flotsam and Jetsam of the Bay - new writing
Letter to Charlie Overett from Gerald Forsberg
Pages from book about fishing families of Morecambe
The Morecambe Bay Salt Industry: An Initial Assessment
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