Castle Curators Diary

What’s happening in the Castle – collections news, archive work, special exhibition updates, preparations for celebrations and private parties – the Castle team’s work is varied to say the least. Find out what’s new, what makes up our day – and what makes our day – here.

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Muncaster Roll of Honour – World War 1

2016-06-14T21:59:01+00:00 Castle Curators Diary|

In memory of Corporal David Brears Jackson of the 12th Battalion Rifle Brigade. Born at Muncaster. Died 30th June 1916 (aged 21). Buried:  Potijze Chateau Wood Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down [...]

Muncaster Roll of Honour – World War 1.

2016-06-14T21:51:14+00:00 Castle Curators Diary|

In memory of Private William Ainsworth of the 13th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment) Born 28th August 1892 (Main Street, Ravenglass). Died 7th June 1916. Buried:  Etaples Military Cemetary, Pas de Calais, France. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At [...]

Muncaster Roll of Honour – World War 1

2016-06-14T21:52:59+00:00 Castle Curators Diary|

In memory of Corporal Alfred James Vasselli of the 2nd King Edward's Horse. Served in the South African Campaign. Died 1st October 1914 (aged 35) - From Drigg. Buried St Michael's Church, Muncaster. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the [...]

Book of the Week

2016-06-12T15:08:56+00:00 Castle Curators Diary|

Our Book of the Week is a Scrapbook of written verse, letters, newspaper articles and pictures dated during the 1850's. The Scrapbook was given to Louisa Therodorsia Pennington from Louisa Susanna Ramsden. The Scrapbook includes: A newspaper clipping announcing the 21st Birthday celebrations of Lord Muncaster - 1852. An article describing the sailing of the [...]

May 2016