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Cumbria (county)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

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150 ton crane lifting a submarine at Barrow, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5165
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format).

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Aerial view of Vickers Works, Barrow-in-Furness, 1949 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/4
Scope and Contents

336 x 174 mm. Photographic copy of a sketch of an aerial view of the Vickers shipworks.

Dates: 1949 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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An appreciation of the life of William French (1897-1960) soldier, naturalist and adventurer extraordinaire

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 381
Scope and Contents The collection was compiled by Allan Allison, Carlisle City Museum Assistant (1956-66) and Senior Nature Reserve Warden with Nature Conservancy Scotland (1968-78), who became acquainted with French during the final years of his life. At its heart are ten original letters (approximately 60 pages with photocopied duplicates) written by French to his lifelong friend Ernest Blezard, Curator of Natural History, Carlisle City Museum (1926-1966):1-2 Australia 19253 Solomon Islands...
Dates: 1925 - 2012
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Bows on view of T.S.S. Kedah shortly before launch, July 1927, 1927-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/1
Scope and Contents

202 x 143 mm. A view looking down the slipway at the Vickers Naval Construction Works at Barrow-in-Furness, with the T.S.S. Kedah resting on blocks just before the launch. The Kedah was built for the Straits Steamship Company for service between Penang and Singapore and was launched on July 16, 1927.

Dates: 1927-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Building H.M.S. Vanguard, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5178
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Looking down from top of 150 ton crane.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Driving piles at Cavendish Dock for the new airship shed, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5183
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Shows also the Kellner Partington Paper Pulp Company's buildings - get their wood from Norway.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Driving piles at Cavendish Dock for the new airship shed, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5184
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Shows also the Kellner Partington Paper Pulp Company's buildings - get their wood from Norway. [Shows only one pile driver, seen to the right of 5183].

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Garrison Gunmounting Dept : Vickers Sons and Maxims works, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5159
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Barrow-in-Furness. [Interior view of works}.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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General view from top of 150 ton crane looking south, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5172
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). The gun mounting shops are to the left: note triple-bayed engine-shops.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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General view from top of 150 ton crane looking south, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5173
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). The gun mounting shops are to the left: note triple-bayed engine-shops.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Launch of H.M.S. Vanguard at Barrow (Dreadnought type), 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5149
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format).

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Launch of the Earl Grey, Icebreaker for Canada, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5151
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). At Barrow.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Looking west from the top of one of the big cranes, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5169
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Looking over Walney Island and the workmens houses over there. Barrow-in-Furness.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Men returning to work on the battleships San Paolo (for Brazil) and Vanguard (British) at 9 a.m. after the breakfast hour, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5167
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format).

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Naval Gunmounting Dept, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5160
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Showing a row of 4.2 in guns.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Barrow Hematite Iron and Steel Company's works, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5170
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). And Black Combe in distance: from top of 150 ton crane in Vickers Maxim's works.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Barrow Hematite Iron and Steel Company's works, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5171
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). And Black Combe in distance: from top of 150 ton crane in Vickers Maxim's works.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The boiler shops : V.M. [Vickers-Maxim] works, Barrow-in-Furness, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5166
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Interior view of workshop].

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Cavendish Dock, Barrow-in-Furness, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5181
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Pile driving for new airship shed.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Cavendish Dock, Barrow-in-Furness, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5182
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Pile driving for new airship shed.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Earl Grey Icebreaker after her launch, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5153
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Paddlesteamer to the left].

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The erecting pits for 12 in gun-mounting, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5161
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). These pits are built exactly to correspond with the interior of the barbette so that the entire fittings may be finished in the shop before being transferred to the ship.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Gunslide Department, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5162
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Making the cradles in which the 12 in. guns slide back in recoil upon being fired.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The icebreaker Earl Grey in Barrow Docks, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5168
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). And cantilever crane.

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The launch party beside the bows of the Kedah, July 16, 1927, 1927-07-16

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/3
Scope and Contents

202 x 139 mm. Showing officials and guests beneath the bows of the Kedah just prior to the launch. The ship was launched by Sir George and Lady Evelyn Maxwell (at left of the group); beside them stand Oliver and Violet Catherine Marks. Other figures have not been individually identified.

Dates: 1927-07-16
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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