The War Memorial in Moor Row is a very simple one. It records only the names of the local people who gave up their lives in World War 1. There are no dates or Ranks. A plaque, or tablet, leans at the foot of the memorial. It records the names of the men who gave their lives in World War 2. The village school has done some research into the names on the memorial, and their findings are now stored on the Local History Shelves at Whitehaven Record Office
Moor Row and Scalegill were small farming communities until the coming of the mines, and then the railways, in the 1850's. One mine was famous for having one shaft that extracted coal from one side, and iron ore from the other. The railways and mines are now long gone. Perhaps the major claim of the village nowadays is that it sits on both Wainwright's Coast to Coast walking route, and the Whitehaven to Sunderland coast to coast cycle route.
This is a simple multi-cache, using information from the memorial
The cache can be found at N54 30.ABC' W03 32.DEF'
A: Front face of memorial, number of letters in the last word of the top line.
B: Eilbeck column, number of letters in the surname of the 6th hero down.
C: Irving column, number of letters in the surname of 8th hero down.
D: The number of Thompson's remembered on the World War 2 plaque/tablet.
E: The memorial was unveiled by H.Bonney on October 2E 1921
F: The number of letters in the surname of Dr.J.---.
Checksum is 30
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