Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria: History in Old Images

Old photo postcard, circa 1910, of an aerial view of the Vickers Armstrong Works at Barrow-in-Furness Cumbria, England

Enjoy a glimpse of history through old images of Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria, England, UK.

Barrow-In-Furness in 1935

Step back to a time when the streets of Barrow-in-Funress are packed with workers, bicycles, and laundry lines, but just one solitary private motor vehicle.

Shipyard (1935) | Britain on Film – BFI on YouTube

Royal Visit 1954

In 1954, Princess Margaret, younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II, visited both Barrow-In-Furness And Blackpool.

Princess Margaret At Barrow-In-Furness And Blackpool (1954) – British Pathé on YouTube

Queen Launches Ship in 1965

At the time Queen Elizabeth II launched the giant fuel tanker called the ‘British Admiral’, it was the largest fuel tanker ever built in Europe.

Queen Names Giant Tanker (1965)- British Pathé on YouTube

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