When pace of Lune Valley life was slower

Thomas Thornber, local 'road man' - Main Street, Whittington, circa 1900.
Thomas Thornber, local 'road man' - Main Street, Whittington, circa 1900.

Last week we brought you photographs from a new 2015 calendar shedding light on life in the Lune Valley and beyond in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

This week we feature the remaining images from the Lune Valley in Times Past calendar.

St George's Quay, Lancaster, circa 1910.

St George's Quay, Lancaster, circa 1910.

The pictures include 14 images of Halton, Brookhouse, Hornby, Tatham Fells, Whittington, Caton, Over Kellet, Lancaster, Higher Bentham, Claughton, Tunstall, Arkholme and Wray.

The calendar was compiled by Wray historian David Kenyon and is priced at £5.50, and all proceeds from sales will go to the benefit of St John’s Hospice.

The calendar is available from the following outlets in Lancaster: Silver Tree Jewellery in Penny Street, the Visitor Information Centre in Meeting House Lane, St John’s Hospice in Slyne Road, St John’s Hospice shops in Church Street, Bowerham and Bare, and Lancaster Maritime Museum.

It is also available in Burton-in-LonsdaleShop and Post Office, Kirkby Lonsdale Tourist Information Centre, Halton Village Stores, Brookhouse Shop and Post Office, Hornby Post Office, Hornby Butchers, Wray Post Office, Wray Bridge House Farm Tea Rooms and Craft Centre, High Bentham Post Office, Over Kellet Village Stores and Post Office and Liesel Fox at Lowgill.

Maypole dancing, Caton CE Primary School, circa 1901.

Maypole dancing, Caton CE Primary School, circa 1901.