Athletic Sports at Grasmere - The Guides' Race
The Guides Race at Grasmere showing the plucky runners rounding the flag on Silver Howe - a particularly precarious part of the course. The winner was R. Lancaster who won the race four times in all. He also won the Colton Jubilee Veteran's race at the age of 60.
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Lady with carthorse and coal, WW1
A lady of Grasmere, who, on the enlistment of her servant, took on his 'rough work' and tramped eighteen miles a day in all weathers during the First World. War. Photograph shows her returning with coal from Windermere Station to Grasmere. Date: 1916
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