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place:- Crown Street Cabin No.7
locality:- Carlisle Citadel Station
parish Carlisle city, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
signal box
coordinates:- NY403553
10Km square:- NY35

1Km square NY4055

hearsay The signalman here, a railway policeman, was John Kent, an Afro-Carribean. It is said that
the youthful Prince of Wales, passing through Carlisle shortly after the publication of Mrs. Stoke's 'Uncle Tom's Cabin', saw John in the signal box and asked his attendants if that was Uncle Tom in his cabin

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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