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    Some of the most difficult and  dangerous work has been executed in the
narrow lanes and streets. The old houses  in Coupland were in danger of being
let down when the deep sewer was cut, and  many people thought it would have
been a good way of mak...
 
FATAL FALL OVER ETTERBY SCAUR, CARLISLE.

At an early hour on Saturday morning MR. SAMUEL IRVING, of Stanwix, a gentleman about 70 years of age, who formerly held a responsible position in the office of the Town Clerk of Carlisle for many years, accid...

COCKBAIN - At 25, Queen-street, Penrith, on the 31st ult., the wife of MR. JOHN COCKBAIN, Wine Merchant, of a son.
 
HARRISON - At Glassonby, on the 24th ult., the wife of MR. JOS. HARRISON, builder, of a daughter.


       A few weeks ago a lady of genteel appearance. rather below the middle
size and pretty looking, called at the shop of Mr. MOORE, in the Market-Place,
and requested him to put up three pairs of shoes to fit two children of the
respective age...

 

WORKINGTON STAR, July 6, 1888 / pg. 4 / News Items

 

NOTES BY OUR "KNOCK ABOUT"

 

THE BECK NUISANCE.

 

Nothing has been done to abate the beck nuisance notwithstanding this matter engaged the attention of the Local Board some time ago.  It r

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

 

THE "STAR COMPETITION."

 

SIR: - I wish to ask you for an explanation respecting the "Star" competition.  Prizes are offered for the best list of surnames of Members of the Workington Local Board and School Board made o

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COCKERMOUTH AND WORKINGTON JOINT WATER COMMITTEE.

 

On Thursday afternoon, the annual meeting of the above Committee was held at the Local Board Offices, Washington Street.  There were present:  MESSRS. T. PAISLEY (chairman);  P. WEDGEWOOD,  D.

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SIR R. C. MUSGRAVE, Bart., has, with the usual liberality manifested at Eden
Hall, sent £10 to the Vicar of Kirkoswald, to be distributed among the poor
of that parish.
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HUNTING APPOINTMENTS.

The CUMBERLAND FOX HOUNDS will meet on Monday, Ja

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ADVERTISEMENT.

VANDOUR's NERVOUS PILLS.

SO UNIVERSALLY esteemed for their good effects in all nervous disorders, lowness of spirits, headachs, tremblings, vain fears, and wanderings of the mind, frightful dreams, catchings, startings, anxieties, dimnes...
Further explorations by Mr. ROBINSON and other in a field near the well  
known Roman Road at Maryport resulted in unearthing a Roman altar or monumental  
stone on Saturday.

It consists of an octagonal shaft springing from a fluted base; on the  upp...