Thornby is a hamlet in the Allerdale district of Cumbria, located about 3 miles north east of the town of Wigton and 1½ miles south west of the village of Aikton. Croft Farm at Thorby has a date stone of 1661. Thorby is part of Aikton Civil Parish.
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.