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Working in the Bay
11 stories about Women's lives
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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 ...
Fishing in a male dominated world - Margaret Owen
Semi-retired Margaret Owen, née Gregory, moved to Morecambe Bay in 1957 from Manchester aged five. In 1981 she and her husband, ...
Fishing with a haaf-net - Margaret Owen
Fishing with seals - Margaret Owen
Growing up at Sunderland Point - Dorothy Calverley
Growing up at Sunderland Point - Iris Birks
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 ...
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 ...
Nearly drowned - Margaret Owen
The Sound of Horses in the Night
The sound of horses’ hooves in the night, clip clopping up the hill towards the Sands is one evocative memory ...
Wartime Memories of Arnside
Gillian Asplin was born Gillian Davy in 1939 in Grange-over-Sands, but the family soon moved to Arnside as her father ...
14 images of Women's lives
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Programme for Aqua Cascades Water Show of 1961
Women picking shrimps at Morecambe Fishermen's Co-operative Society
21 media clips about Women's lives
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Oral history interview with Jean Dennis and Barbara Dawe, daughters of Dick Woodhouse, a very influential shrimper in the Morecambe Bay area.
Oral history interview with Jean Robinson. Father was Harold Butler and shrimped, cockled and caught flukes around Flookburgh.
Oral history interview with John Owen, Publicity and Entertainment Department in Morecambe Town Hall
Oral history interview with June Wilson, wife of John Wilson, Fisherman in Flookburgh
Oral history interview with Lynn McClure
Oral history interview with Margaret Owen, full time female fisherwoman, of Sunderland Point
Oral history interview with Mrs L. Carrick. Aqua Lovlies at Morecambe Super Swimming Stadium.
Oral history interview with Rex Lancaster. Growing up in Grange.
Oral history interview with Sheila Drewery (worked at Lakeland Laundry 1964-1976) and Bryn Howell (worked there from 1963)
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