Bench: In memory of Rodney Grindley

Positioned to provide a view of a tree lined vista is this wooden bench in Carlisle. A simple carved message, across the rear rail reads: In … [Read more...]

Lonsdale War Graves Project

A project is under way to try and obtain war grave pictures of the grave or memorial of all the Border Regiment Lonsdale Batallion war … [Read more...]

Carlisle archive to open on Saturday’s

For the first time since 1962 the Cumbria Archive Centre is opening its doors on a weekend to help you find out more about local history. This … [Read more...]

Wetheral Lych Gate memorial

Dedicated in 1921, a simple wooden building at the entrance to a church in North Cumbria, is a focal point for a community. Witness to many … [Read more...]

Richard S. Ferguson Chancellor of Carlisle

Situated to the right of the church entrance door to St Michael's Church, Stanwix, is a much different type of tombstone, dedicated to Richard Saul. … [Read more...]

Losh family of Wreay

In the beautiful English village of Wreay, only five miles outside Carlisle is St. Mary's church. Built in 1840-1842 to the specific Basilica … [Read more...]

Earls of Carlisle at Lanercost

Nestled in cemetary at the ancient 12th Century Priory at Lanercost in Cumbria are many graves belonging to people of note.  One of these plots … [Read more...]