• Description

    "Coastal settlement in Moresby parish, Allerdale above Derwent ward, Cumberland, which became separate administrative township c.1726....Fishing and harbour by 1680s (Thomas Denton considered Parton ‘as fit for a harbour as Whitehaven and safer rideing at anchor’) but coal trade ceased after pier was washed away 1795. Brewing and tanning from 1750s to 19th century....."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 7 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.