• Description

    "In 1897 a public meeting was held within Barrow-in-Furness town hall after a period of unrest amongst the Walney folk to discuss a possible bridge being constructed and mark it as a suitable way to commemorate the 'diamond jubilee' of Queen Victoria. Although it never came to fruition it did identify that a further consideration for a bridge should be given, thus a group was formed and aptly named the 'Access to Walney Sub-Committee' to address the issue...."
  • Owner

    Walney Island on the Net
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.walney-island.com/jubilee_bridge_01.htm
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Edmund Anon
    Last modified: 5 years, 8 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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