Past people of Allerdale
Throughout the years, the area covered by Allerdale has produced a remarkable variety of people of note. From famous scientists to sailors, wrestlers to witches and poets to cavemen, there are an impressive number of people that form a part of Allerdale's heritage.
A booklet on past people of Allerdale can be downloaded below, containing information on famous residents such as William Wordsworth, Fletcher Christian and people of local interest. Also included are a few of the more weird and wonderful stories involving murder, witchcraft, poisoning, disease and ghosts.