Please see this extract from the “History of Lancashire” concerning our “rather obscure village”!
Most villagers are familiar with the entrance to Dunald Mill Hole, but how many of us know what lies within? You can now see for yourself with an online map of the cave on cavemaps.org! Click here to see the map of Dunald Mill Hole. We also love this engraving from c.1845, but compared to […]
This article was written by Isaac Towers and first appeared in Cumbria Magazine in April 1971. It is re-produced by kind permission of Cumbria Magazine. CUMBRIA recently inquired about the late Peter Woods, who lived from 1835 to 1936 and was known as “Old Peter.” I knew him personally and have been told of incidents […]
Local family “the Woods” describe their family history and ties to Nether Kellet… Tucked away, these days, beside the M6 and a just a few miles from Carnforth and Lancaster, Nether Kellet is perhaps not the best known of Lancashire villages but its association with the Woods family is extremely strong and stretches back at […]
I read with interest the article on The Willow Beds in the August (2009) edition of Round & About. I was born in 1930, next to the Town Well, at no. 4 Jubilee Terrace, now more commonly called by the more rural-sounding name Jubilee Cottages. It was in those days when farmers, at times, still […]
This is an extract from a letter written to Lancashire Civic Trust, written by an unknown author, received 29 June 1965 “In 1947 a Committee was formed, consisting of the then President of the Women’s Institute, Mrs. E.M.M. Moore, and other members of the WI, with the object of building a suitable place in which […]
Thanks to recent work on “The Willow Beds” the village’s equivalent of a War Memorial now stands in a secluded but idyllic setting adjacent to the playing field. It commemorates the fact that no villager who fought in either of the two World Wars lost his life. The Roll of Honour displayed in St. Mark’s […]