THE PACKMAN AND MAIL
The Packman, who carried his goods for sale in a bundle or pack, strapped to his horse, was made very welcome on his quarterly visits from Ulverston. The village children also enjoyed Peggy Creary's visits, for she came to sell buns, "wigs", and toffee.
Letters and parcels were carried between Dalton and Barrow by foot post (1847-
Drawing by James Askew