• Description

    "Industrial town in Millom parish, Allerdale above Derwent ward, Cumberland. Millom was UD from 1894 to 1934.....Hodbarrow iron mine, which was to become ‘the most productive haematite mine in the British Isles’ developed in early 1860s. Annual output was c.120,000 tons in 1866; by 1880 it had risen to 343,000 tons; and by 1901 to c.400,000 tons. Iron works with two blast furnaces built 1866-7...."
  • 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: 5 years, 3 months ago
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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.