Images of Cumbria
These photos from West Cumberland are all from an old family album,
loaned to Malcolm Bland from another branch of the family,
and from family history evidence they must pre-date 1884, when the family left the
The following are all of ships, believed to be
- The figurehead on this
photo bears a remarkable
resemblance to Abraham Lincoln. The ships name is "John Gambles".
gathering on board deck
- top hats and bonnets de rigeur!
three-master in the
harbour, with another one behind.
- Another chance to show off "Sunday best"
at the ships wheel.
- A crowd in
dry dock - just before
- Looking rather less grand, are these the
If you can add anything to the stories shown
here, please let me know and I'll pass it on to Malcolm.