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  Millom - LoveToKnow 1911
MILLOM, a market town in the Egremont parliamentary division of Cumberland, England, in the extreme south-west of the county, on the Furness railway.
Millom Castle, dating from shortly after the Conquest, was fortified in the 14th century by Sir John Huddlestone, whose descendants held it until 1774.
In the neighbourhood of Millom there are blast furnaces and highly productive mines of red haematite ore. The deposit lies partly under the foreshore of the river Duddon, and a company has expended upwards of 120,000 upon a sea-wall and embankment to protect the mine from the sea.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Millom   (233 words)

  
 Millom Where to Visit Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Millom is a small coastal town situated on the southerly peninsula of Copeland and forms part of the South Western Lake District in Cumbria.
Millom acts as the service centre for the villages of Haverigg, Silecroft, Bootle, The Green, The Hill, Waberthwaite, Ulpha and a scattered rural population including The Duddon Valley.
Millom Castle on the outskirts of the town is not open to the public.
uk.geocities.com /sharpene/Page1.html   (328 words)

  
 Millom, Cumbria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Millom is a small coastal town situated on the fringe of the Lake District National Park, in the southerly part of Copeland.
Millom Folk Museum is home to vivid displays, including a reconstruction of a drift mine, recording this aspect of Millom's past.
Beside the Holy Trinity church are the remains of Millom Castle, with its four storey high pele tower.
www.visitcumbria.com /wc/millom.htm   (357 words)

  
 Images Of Cumbria - Millom
Occupies the extreme southern portion of the county, and comprises the townships of Millom Urban, and Millom Rural, and the Chapelry of Thwaites.
Millom is situated partly in Allerdale-above-Derwent and partly in Bootle ward; in Whitehaven and Millom county court district; poor law union and petty sessional division of Bootle; and deanery of Gosforth.
A new church, with a separate ecclesiastical district, was determined upon, and towards this object the proprietors of the Millom Ironworks contributed the munificent sum of £7,186.
www.stevebulman.f9.co.uk /cumbria/1901/millom1901_f.html   (4335 words)

  
 GENUKI: Millom, Cumberland - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868
"MILLOM, a parish in the ward of Allerdale-above-Derwent, county Cumberland.
Millom was formerly an extensive lordship, and came to the earls of Lonsdale through the Boyvills and Huddlestons, the remains of whose castle are still to be seen, having on one of the walls the arms of the Huddleston family in excellent preservation.
Formerly the lords of Millom had a special jurisdiction over which the sheriff of the county had no power, including the punishment of death, which was carried into effect at a place called Gallows Field, where a stone has been erected with a suitable inscription.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/CUL/Millom/Gaz1868.html   (773 words)

  
 Millom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Historically located as the most southerly town in the old county of Cumberland, Millom was made famous by the discovery of iron ore, and the opening of around the iron works and iron ore mines inside.
With the local government changes of county boundaries in 1974, the administrative county of Cumberland was abolished and Millom formed part of the new county of Cumbria.
Millom holds a market charter from 1251 granted by King Henry III of England to John de Huddleston, Lord of Millom.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Millom   (583 words)

  
 Wordsworth Country - Your guide to Millom and Haverigg, Cumbria.
Millom is a medium sized coastal town with an extensive industrial past, standing on the edge of the Lake District.
Norman Nicholson, the poet born and bred in the town, wrote not in the style of Wordsworth, but in raw detail of the lives of the hard working population.
The centuries-old Millom Castle, once surrounded by parkland with herds of grazing deer, remains in fairly good condition.
www.wordsworthcountry.com /information/Millom.htm   (521 words)

  
 Images Of Cumbria - Millom Parish
Millom Castle, of which there are considerable remains, was for many centuries the seat of the Lords of the seigniority of Millom, and though its venerable ruins have been neglected, they still point out its former strength and grandeur.
The manor of Thwaites was held under the lords of Millom by a family of that name in the reign of Edward I. It is now the property of the earl of Lonsdale.
The benefice is a perpetual curacy in the gift of the vicar of Millom, and in the incumbency of the Rev. J.
www.stevebulman.f9.co.uk /cumbria/millom_f.html   (2760 words)

  
 Millom town guide for local information, history, leisure and tourism in Duddon on the Cumbria Coast
Millom is a small coastal town situated on the fringe of the Lake District National Park, in the southerly part of Copeland District.
It is separated from the Furness peninsula by the Duddon Estuary and bounded to the west by the Irish Sea.
Millom acts as a service centre for the villages of Haverigg, Bootle, The Green and The Hill.
www.thisismillom.co.uk /home.html   (432 words)

  
 Millom Cumbria
Originally named Holborn Hill, Millom grew from a small fishing village into a town as a result of the steel industry and the haematite iron ore mining at nearby Hodbarrow, now an R.S.P.B. nature reserve.
Millom sits by the Duddon River Estuary with Black Combe Fell on its doorstep.
Millom is on the A5093, 5 miles southwest of Broughton-in-Furness.
www.thecumbriadirectory.com /Town_or_Village/Millom/Millom.php   (497 words)

  
 BBC - Cumbria - Communities - Your Community - Millom
During its time, Millom has been transformed from a small farming community to a bustling town after the discovery of iron ore in the mid 1800's, but since the ironworks closure in the 1960's has developed into a peaceful but active tourist town.
Millom at one time was bustling with the iron industry, and during the late 1800's was one of the busiest mining areas in Europe.
Millom Folk Museum is running a project to collect memories of the mining days in a quest to keep the memories alive.
www.bbc.co.uk /cumbria/content/articles/2006/12/13/your_community_millom_feature.shtml   (645 words)

  
 Millom Rugby League Football Club - Millom RLFC
Millom RLFC is the only club to field 12 players for their County in the Cumberland v Yorkshire match on 5 February 1889 at Hunslet.
Millom is a club steeped in tradition and the first team currently plays in the National Conference League Division 2, with the A team representing the club in the Barrow and District League.
Recent years have brought mixed fortunes to the Millom club with the A team being Barrow League Champions in 2001-2002 whilst the first team have been at the bottom of Division 2 in recent times.
www.millomrlfc.co.uk   (373 words)

  
 GENUKI: Millom, Cumberland
The castle household and demesne farm at Millom in 1513-14
Material of interest to the Cumbrian researcher may be found at Cumbria Publications, and at the publications page of the Cumbria Family History Society.
Millom fell under the authority of the ancient diocese of Chester and wills prior to 1858 were proved in the consistory court of the commissary of the Archdeconry of Richmond and are now deposited in the Lancashire Record Office.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/CUL/Millom   (780 words)

  
 Millom School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Millom School is a fully comprehensive 11 - 18 community school for boys and girls.
It has a well-established and very successful Sixth Form and serves the town of Millom and a wide rural catchment area.
In September 2004 Millom School was offered a second specialism in the Arts to add to its Technology College status.
www.millom.cumbria.sch.uk   (215 words)

  
 Lakestay-English Lakes- - Millom Castle in the Lake District Cumbria
Henceforth Bruce was sure of his position as King of Scots, took vengeance for Edward I's activities by devastating the northern counties of England, and basically assured a continuation of the war between England and Scotland for the next 300 years.
Tom recalled the old Millom saying from those days of Scottish cattle raiding and slaughter: "Nowt of any good comes around Black Combe" (a reference to the mountain between Millom and the north).
Mr McGafferty said records relating to Millom castle were sometimes thin on the ground, so there was uncertainty surrounding the various periods.
www.lakestay.co.uk /millomcastle.html   (526 words)

  
 Cumbria Fire : Do You Want To : Contact Us : Stations : Allerdale & Copeland : Millom Fire Station
Millom is a small coastal town situated in the most southerly part in Copeland district.
Close to the town is HM Prison Haverigg, the only prison in the County.
Millom Fire Station is situated close to the centre of the town.
www.cumbriafire.gov.uk /want/contact/stations/a/millom.asp   (274 words)

  
 Museums of Millom and Haverigg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
charts the history of the mines and ironworks that shaped Millom's history, and provides a fascinating insight into the social and domestic life of a small industrial town.
There is also a permanent exhibition recording the life and works of writer Norman Nicholson, who was born in Millom, and lived his whole life here taking his inspiration from the juxtaposition of industry and nature.
RAF Millom at Haverigg began mountain rescues in 1941, and along with RAF Llandwrog in Wales was the co-birthplace of RAF Mountain Rescue Services.
www.duddonyha.org.uk /museums.htm   (189 words)

  
 Millom in General - Review - Millom - Great Holiday Destination!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Millom holds some of the greatest landmarks from which people all over the world come from, some of these sights are; Milom Cove, Goredale Scar, Millom Tarn, Janet's Foss.
Millom Tarn is a lake formed just after the ice age the glaciers retreated and melted and so some of the water is glacial melt water.
Before, I knew that we were going to Millom I had never heard of it, and now that I have been I can't believe that I have never heard of it before.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /destinations-national/millom-in-general/1034051   (1445 words)

  
 Millom and Haverigg Accommodation, Cumbria.
For accommodation in Millom and Haverigg, Cumbria, please click on the type of accommodation you require, or scroll down the page to browse the different sections.
Whilst we have a no smoking policy in bedrooms, smoking is permitted in the bar and lounge.
Seagull House is a self catering cottage in Cumbria, situated in a complex of modern houses overlooking the river Lazey where it meets the sea in the village of Port Haverigg in south west Cumbria.
www.wordsworthcountry.com /accommodation/millom.htm   (574 words)

  
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Now that I've past the 50 year old mark and many of you have too, I find I spend many hours thinking back on the "Old days" when we sat together and played together and as we got older, did all kinds of things together.
Millom School was a melting-pot for all of South-West Cumbrian kids.
Millom Weather Whitehaven News Whitehaven News and Star Millom News
www.geocities.com /millom_school   (458 words)

  
 Self catering accommodation Millom Cumbria accommodation - holiday homes cottages around Millom the Lake District UK
Millom has a varied history with a rich industrial heritage, founded on iron-ore mining and steel making in the 19th Century.
Millom has recently had a statue placed in the town, 'The Scutcher', commemorating the town's iron industry.
Millom Folk Museum depicts the history of Millom town, and its mining and iron works with over 10,000 artefacts.The statue of The nearby village of Haverigg has safe beaches and children's adventure play features, making it a good place for families with children.
www.kayukay.co.uk /millomselfcateringcumbria.html   (300 words)

  
 MILLOM ESTATE AGENTS - Property and houses for sale or rent in Millom and surrounding area.
MILLOM ESTATE AGENTS - Property and houses for sale or rent in Millom and surrounding area.
Let a good number of agents in Millom know your needs - our 'one e-mail to all Millom Estate Agents' button at the top of the homepage is ideal for this.
Standard lending ratios are usually three times the principal earner's gross income plus one times the second, or two and a half times joint gross income.
www.millom-estateagents.co.uk   (1218 words)

  
 Local Heritage Initiative - Millom - Knights and Needles
The project aims to train and develop a group of local volunteer guides as well as producing high-quality interpretive material that explore the church and its artefacts, relate church to castle, explore the wider medieval context and make accessible this key aspect of Millom’s pre-industrial heritage.
The group will investigate the history of the medieval settlement of Millom, Millom Castle and Millom Old Church.
Interpretation boards will be produced and sited at the church/castle boundary to maximise understanding of the castle and its significance.
www.lhi.org.uk /projects_directory/projects_by_region/north_west/cumbria/millom_knights_and_needles/index.html   (214 words)

  
 Around Millom
Heading S to Millom this doesn't feel like a coast walk at all but rather plain grassland with the occasional deep channel betraying its true nature as salt marsh.
At Millom the CCW swings E again where Duddon sands are now better seen.
The old ironworks site here is being planted and maintained as a nature reserve, and the information board lists endangered species that it will help protect, surprisingly including the skylark that we seem to hear all the time.
www.v-g.me.uk /Trips/T0579/T0579.htm   (487 words)

  
 huddleston family history and genealogy research center Millom Castle page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Millom castle sits off the A5093 about two miles outside of Millom.
This castle was built by Godard de Boyvill who first possessed the manor of Millom.
His posterity Arthur, surnamed de Millom, Henry, William and Adam his brother, successively enjoyed it after him.
www22.brinkster.com /hfhrc/millom.html   (278 words)

  
 Millom Information Online -Community information and services around Millom, UK
Millom, Cumbria, UK This section of the site has been designed to provide a means of allowing community services in and around Millom to publicise themselves and pass on any important information to Millom residents.
If you have any information that you want to pass on to Millom residents you can write an article, use the free public notices, or publicise any events in our Millom events section.
Millom Information Online is an independent site and is not affiliated with, or officially sponsored by any local authority or tourist information centre based in Millom.
www.britinfo.net /fp-D-CFP.htm   (430 words)

  
 Millom Home
Well, Mark is back from Australia (only for a holiday), but spent some time with us reliving his childhood memories of Millom and also looking forward to the future.
Something new is happening in Millom on 1st December.
But what is happening now with the Millom & Haverigg Economic Development Group could have a major impact on your life either in Millom or its environs.
www.millom.org.uk   (182 words)

  
 Market Place - Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Millom Market Place is THE place to buy and sell.
Once the Millom Market Place is running to full potential we will add further categories to the list below.
Anyone is free to view and respond to the adverts in the Millom Market Place but you need to be a registered Website member to place adverts.
www.millom.org.uk /market-place/index.php   (98 words)

  
 Millom Folk Museum, Millom - Cumbria & the Lake District - UK Attraction
Millom Folk Museum, Millom - Cumbria & the Lake District - UK Attraction
Welcome to this folk museum, depicting the history of Millom town, and its mining and iron works.
We have just moved to new premises and are still in the process of establishing our displays, but we are open to the public and we are well worth the visit.
www.ukattraction.com /cumbria+lake-district/millom-folk-museum.htm   (166 words)

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