The Southlakes Memory Bank
The collection of photos on this page
have been mainly sent in by visitors to the web site.. The
question of copyright does arise and if anyone knows of any
photgraph on this web site that maybe copyright then I ask that you
here and email me and
I will remove the photo in question.
The Following Photos are in order of Date (Era). The photos have been sorted
into decades and for those photos that are undated then if you have a date I
would appreciate an email so I can update the page.
Click on the link to view the
photo then use the back button to come back here to view another photo.
The 19th Century.
1900 to 1910.
A tram in 1904
The Windermere Ferry DATED 1905
Furness Abbey Railway Station in 1905
St Georges Church and North Lonsdale Hospital (DATED 1905)
Grange DATED 1906 Anonymous Donated Photo
Coniston as it looked in 1906 Anonymous Donated Photo
Egerton Buildings DATED 1908 Anonymous Donated Photo
Dalton Road Dated 1908 Anonymous Donated Photo
Kings Hall, Hartington Street Dated 1908 Anonymous Donated Photo
Walney Bridge Dated 1908 Anonymous Donated Photo
Walney Bridge taken from the prom. The Bridge is up. Dated around 1908
Barrow Carnival as it was in 1908
The opening of the High Level Bridge in 1908
Walney Bridge and the shore in 1908
Egerton Buildings with washing hanging out (DATED 1908)
A 1910 Tram in Barrow
Barrow from the top of a Shipyard crane around 1910
Barrow ironworks around 1910
Barrow Island in the early 1900s
Barrow Football crowds at Cavandish Park DATED 1910
Biggar Bank Beach DATED 1910 Anonymous Donated Photo
Cameron Street DATED 1910 Anonymous Donated Photo
Duke Street with a Tram (DATED 1910)
North Lonsdale Hospital (DATED probably early 20th Century)
The Waverley (DATED 1910)
1911 to 1920.
The Walney Ferry taken around 1911.
The year of this tram is 1911
King Street, Ulverston DATED 1912
Anonymous Donated Photo
New Market Street, Ulverston DATED 1912
Anonymous Donated Photo
Waterhead at Coniston DATED 1912 Anonymous Donated Photo
Cark Village Dated 1912 Anonymous Donated Photo
Dalton Road Dated 1912 Anonymous Donated Photo
Queen St, Ulverston as it looked in 1912
Hawcoat Village in 1912
A 1912 photo of an Ulverston Street
Anonymous Donated Photo
Flookburgh DATED 1913 Anonymous Donated Photo
Kendal Town DATED 1914 Anonymous Donated Photo
The Gill at Ulverston DATED around World War 1 (1914-1918) Anonymous Donated Photo
Grange Promenade DATED 1914 Anonymous Donated Photo
Barrow Park 1917 Anonymous Donated Photo
Barrow Park dated 1918 Anonymous Donated Photo
Biggar Bank Dated 1918 Anonymous Donated Photo
Dalton Road Dated 1918 Anonymous Donated Photo
1921 to 1930.
What the inside of a Barrow Tram looked like in the 1920s
Lower Market Street, Ulverston as it looked in 1920
Photo of the Ramsden Dock Baths taken around 1920 after a fierce storm.
1920s Town Hall and Duke Street
A tram taken in the 1920's
Old scan of old fire station in Abbey Rd taken around 1920
Walney Bridge in the 1920's.
Grange Promenade DATED 1921 Anonymous Donated Photo
Canal Foot, Ulverston Dated 1923 Anonymous Donated Photo
The Walney Ferry, Boatd and Bridge (Dated 1923)
Walney Bridge taken from Walney (DATED 1923)
Train at Barrow Station possibly dated around 1923) Anonymous Donated Photo
Kendal MArket DATED 1924 Anonymous
Bardsea Village dated 1925 Anonymous Donated Photo
Walney Ferry Boats looking overcrowded DATED 1927 Anonymous Donated Photo
Biggar Bank Swimming Pool dated 1930 Anonymous Donated Photo
Walney Open Air Swimming Pool (DATED 1930)
1931 to 1940.
One of Barrows first Motor Buses sometime in the 1930s
Old view of Dalton Road. Traffic could be 1930s
The Airship "Hindenburg" flies low over houses on Walney Early 1930s
A 1930's picture of Dalton Rd.
Coast Rd around 1930
Lightburn Park Ulverston around 1930
Market Street Dalton DATED 1931 Anonymous Donated Photo
Barrow Carnival Queen in 1936
Wordworth Cottage DATED 1936 Anonymous
Men repeairing the road in Marsh Street in 1940
2 Photos of Bomb Damage in Barrow during the war
1941 to 1950.
Barrow Railway Station after it was hit direct from an enemy bomb(1941)
1941 bomb damage on Suffolk Street.
Whats on at the local cinemas, 1941 advert
An aerial view of Barrow, taken around the 2nd World War.
1951 to 1960.
Vickers Workforce in the 1950's
A Corporation bus in Curch Street in the early 1950s
Ulverston in the 1950s Anonymous Donated Photo
Ritz Cinema as it used to look in the 1950s
The old ABC Ritz celebrating 25 years from 1936-1951
The scene looking down Dalton Road on Coronation Day in 1953
Vickers workforce on the bridge around 1955.
The Ratty Railway train engine at Ravenglass from around 1956 Donated by Chris Payne
The Bull Hotel in Dalton Rd around 1960
1961 to 1970.
Shipyard Cranes dominate the skyline, taken from Walney around the Mid 1960s The boats on Barrow Park Late around 1960s
Dalton Road as it looked in the 1960s. Do you recognise the shops.
Another view of Dalton Road in the 1960s. Do you recognise the shops
Michaelson Rd traffic in the 1960s
1960`s view of Dalton Castle, The Green and St Marys Church
1960`s photo of Barrows old Market on Cornwallis/Market Street
Duke Street in the 1960`s
Barrows old Taxi Rank in the 1960`s.
Ulverston County Square in the 1960's
The now demolished Paxton Terrace as it looked in the 1960's
The old Barrow Town Centre before the late 1960s redevelopment
A view of Dalton Road maybe in the 1960s from Crellin Street
Walney outdoor swimming pool in June 1965
Biggar Bank (June 1965) Do you recognise these youngsters who will now be in their 40`s
Birds Eye view of Barrow as it looked in May 1970
Ariel view of Barrow Town Centre in the 1960s
The building of the High Level Bridge (1965)
1971 to 1980.
A birds eye view of Barrow taken around 1972
The old Colliseum taken in 1972
Queens Silver Jubilee 1977. Photos of Street Party in Arthur St. Do you recognise anyone? 1 of 4
Queens Silver Jubilee 1977. Photos of Street Party in Arthur St. Do you recognise anyone? 2 of 4
Queens Silver Jubilee 1977. Photos of Street Party in Arthur St. Do you recognise anyone? 3 of 4
Queens Silver Jubilee 1977. Photos of Street Party in Arthur St. Do you recognise anyone? 4 of 4
Barrow Park flower beds with boating lake in background (1970s)
Barrow Park Boating Lake (1970s)
A view of Barrow Park (1970s)
Mill Bank lookin towards park road in 1970.
1981 to 1990.
Looking up Forshaw Street from William Street Late 1980s
photos do not have a date put to them and if you can help then please email
us with the description of the photo and the date.
A Barrow Island Street in days of old with washing hanging out
A chimney falls at the old Ironworks.
A scan of what Furness Abbey used to look like
A tram on Abbey Rd
A tram outside Barrow Town Hall
A tram outside the Conservative Club on Abbey Road
A Tram somewhere in Barrow. Possibly Duke Street
A very old photo of the High level Bridge
A very old photo scan of the Concle at Rampside. Date Unknown
A view, of what seems to be Daltons Tudor Square
An aerial view of Barrow around the time of the war.
An old aerial view of Michaelson Rd (UNDATED)
An old Barrow Corporation Tram
An old Barrow Tram.
An old photo of Daltons Main street
An old photo of the Top of Dalton Road
An old view of Walney taken from directly above Jubilee Bridge
Another photo of The main shopping Street in Ulverston in days gone by.
Barrow Central Railway Station before the war with glass housing where Copperknob was once kept
Barrow Corporations old buses at the old depot on Hindpool Rd
Barrow town, Aerial view from a Vickers Crane
Bathing at Biggar Bank
Birds Eye view of Barrow UNDATED
Buxton Place Ulverston UNDATED Anonymous Donated Photo
Canal Head, Ulverston UNDATED Anonymous Donated Photo
The sign on the shop says CASH GROCERS but little is known about it (Email me if you know anything)
Cornwallis Street years ago
Coronation Hall and Post Office, Ulverston. UNDATED Anonymous Donated Photo
Crows Nest and Railways Lines (UNDATED)
Dalton Rd as it was years ago.
Dalton Road Barrow (UNDATED)
Dalton Rd looking down from Woolworth
Dalton Rd looking towards Hartington St
Daltons main street in years gone by
Daltons Main Street UNDATED Anonymous Donated Photo
Damage caused by the last war.
Duke St complete with tram viewed from Ramsdon Square.
Duke St in Days gone by.
Forshaw Street shops UNDATED Anonymous Donated Photo
Greenodd Railway Station UNDATED Anonymous Donated Photo
Kings Hall Hartington Street UNDATED
Looking Up Forshaw St from Dalton Rd UNDATED
Michaelson Rd with hardly any traffic UNDATED
North Scale village UNDATED
Old photo of a tram on Abbey Rd
Old photo of Duke Street towards the Town Hall
Old Ribble Bus on the old Greenodd Road
Old scan Barrow Cenotaph
Old scan of a photo of Pass`s shop Yates`s Wine Lodge now stands on that site
Old scan of Greenodd.
Old scan of Greenodd Railway Station
Old scan of The Concle at Rampsode UNDATED
Old tram on Duke St
Old view of Duke Street taken from rooftops near to Town Hall
Old view of Duke Street with Buses and Police Station
Old water Mill at Beckside Kirby
Outside open Market with funfair in Background (UNDATED)
Paxton Street (No longer exists).
Preston Street how it used to look in days gone by.
Residence of the Late Sir James Ramsden.
Rather old photo of The Ritz on Abbey Road with
old cars on the road
Roose Hospital at Roose.
Scan of the old Colliseum on the corner of Abbey Rd and Rawlinson St
Schneider Square as it once was in years gone by
Shipyard workers and a tram on Michaelson Road
St Georges School Barrow UNDATED Anonymous Donated Photo
Steam Train (Nothing more is known of this
The childrens roundabout in Barrow Park
The Furness Abbey Hotel.
The main road through Dalton (UNDATED)
The main shopping Street in Ulverston in days gone by.
The old Bay Horse at Hawcoat, now a corner shop.
The old Cumberland Arms on McClintock St
The old Dolly Blue Works at BackBarrow
The old Hawcoat School on the corner of Hawcoat Lane and Wheatclose Rd
The old Junction Hotel that was on the Strand years ago
The old Juteworks on Hindpool
The old kids roundabout in Barrow market which is no longer there.
The old North Lonsdale Hospital.
The old Pavilion at Biggar Bank UNDATED
The old public Hall which holds memories for many people
The old Ritz cinema corner of Abbey Road and holker Street
The old Roose Hospital (No longer exists).
The old Roxy on Cavendish Street/Dalkieth St junction
The old stone trough on Abbey Road
The old Astra Cinema in Barrow (UNDATED)
The old colliseum in Barrow (UNDATED)
The Palladium, Ulverston UNDATED Anonymous Donated Photo
The Drill Hall, Ulverston UNDATED Anonymous
The Snipe pub on the now demolished Paxton Terrace.
The swimming pool at Biggar Bank
Theatre Hotel with the Roxy next to it in Cavendish St
Tram, Horses and Carts on Abbey Road. UNDATED
Ulverston County Square UNDATED Anonymous Donated Photo
Very old photo of Barrow Park
Very old photo of Dalton Road UNDATED
Victoria School Ulverston UNDATED Anonymous Donated Photo
Victoria School in Ulverston UNDATED Anonymous Donated Photo
View from Town Hall Clock of Schneider Squrae (UNDATED)
Waverley Hotel Abbey Rd, (Coronation Gardens is now on that site) UNDATED Anonymous Donated Photo
I would especially like to say a big
thank you to Jeffrey Hodgson who has
donated the following photos and information to this web
site. All copyright and credits on the following titles
remain with him. Click on the titles below to view the
Parade. These were
taken in the early to mid 1950's, Possibly called the
Hospital Parade then. Note Pass's and the Palace Cinema in
photos 1 & 2 at the top.
Coronation - Apart
from the very last these were taken on Walney (Strathaird,
Strathnaver Avenue, and Strathmore Avenue on Coronation day.
The last one is a Street in Hindpool.
Collage - Photos are a) Walney Bridge
July 1950, b) Yachting Pool Biggar Bank July 1951 c) Shot of
a gull but a good one of the High Level Bridge, d) Tennis
Courts + Bandstand, Barrow Park, e) Launch of the Oronsay, f)
Church on the corner of Ainslie St & Abbey Rd which is no
longer there and is now sheltered housing for the elderly.
Airship- As per the title - this is
the back of a postcard date stamped 24-May-1911.
four photographs were donated to the web site.
Special thanks and best wishes to Jack Edmonson for
supplying the photos.
All credits and/or copyright remain with Jack
at Barrow Shipyard 30th June 1950
Black Coombe taken from the top of Kirkby Moor in April 1954
Old watermill at beckside Near Kirkby in April 1954
The view from the top of Wrynose Pass taken in April 1954
Oronsay ship at Barrow Shipyard, Notice the
old crane 7th September 1950
Oronsay glides down the slipway at Barrow
Shipyard 30th June 1950
A view of Shipyard cranes from St georges Sq
taken sometime in 1951