Gretna Tavern, Cumbria: Curbing Wartime Drunkenness

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Title

Gretna Tavern, Cumbria: Curbing Wartime Drunkenness

Subject

In 1916 the civil service bought pubs and breweries in the Carlisle area in an effort to control drunkenness among munition workers.

Description

An audio account of the purchase and running of the Gretna Tavern on Lowther Street, Carlisle, which was the first establishment to be opened under the Central Control Board reforms.

Creator

BBC Radio Cumbria

Publisher

BBC

Date

First broadcast 2014

Format

Streamed audio file

Coverage

Twentieth century, World War One

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Duration

6 minutes 56 seconds

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Citation

BBC Radio Cumbria, “Gretna Tavern, Cumbria: Curbing Wartime Drunkenness,” Local History Resources for Schools, accessed May 20, 2018, http://regionalheritage.omeka.net/items/show/9.