Social, Transport and Military History

This page has been updated with a comprehensive 30-page review of the History of Communications in Cumbria, with lots of links to other resources, by CCHT volunteer Eric Apperley.  Click here for the pdf.

The photo, above, shows the MV Tern, on Windermere, a steam-powered yacht built in 1891 by Forrest & Son, Wyvenhoe, Essex, converted to diesel in 1956. 

 

CLICK HERE FOR THE HEROES OF WWI PAGE

Cumbria Libraries and archives have a number of Indexes and Resources on the Great War. Of particular interest is the Cumberland and Westmorland Herald Index of Soldiers

For images from the 2014 CCHT Schools WWI project, click here

For images of WWI War Memorials, click here

Other aspects of Military, Social and Transport History follow, below