A memorial to the chief engineer of the Titanic is being restored in Farlam.
Commemorations have taken place in the region to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.
The great nephew of Titanic's first officer William Murdoch has laid flowers in tribute to his famous relative
A memorial to the Titanic Chief Engineer Joseph Bell will be unveiled in Cumbria today.
The regions only memorial to the Cumbrian from Farlam has undergone major conservation work.
The letter on the memorial stone has been re-worked by a local stonemason, and a new footpath to the memorial in St Thomas a Becket Church has been established.
A special celebration commemorating Bell will be held at the gravestone memorial today.
Work on the restoration of a headstone commemorating the Titanic's chief engineer has been completed.
Joseph Bell, who was from Farlam, near Brampton, went down with the ship when it sank in 1912.
His headstone had fallen into disrepair until villagers raised money to pay for its renovation
A memorial is being restored to remember Joseph Bell, who went down with the Titanic when it hit an iceberg in 1912.
Katie Hunter reports.
The memorial to Joseph Bell, chief engineer of the Titanic, is being restored in Cumbria.
Bob Wellington, who is responsible for restoring the memorial has discovered some quirks but plans to keep them:
– Bob Wellington, Cumbria
'We've got "grater love hath no man" and it should be greater with an "e" and it's just the "ater" and we've got the foundering of the vessel where it should be "floundering" but they just accepted it at the time and let it go which I find very unique.'
Joseph Bell went down with the ship and his remains were never recovered.
More than 100 years after the Titanic sank, a memorial to the ship's chief engineer is being restored in Cumbria.
Joseph Bell was born in Farlam near Brampton and work to repair his family's headstone is almost finished.
One of the relatives of Cumbria's famous shipbuilding family, the Ismays, has made an emotional visit to the company's old headquarters.
Albion House in Liverpool played its part in the tragic story of the Titanic, when the names of the dead were read out to the waiting crowds.
Clifford Ismay, from Workington - who is a member of the Titanic Heritage Trust - was invited to look round the building, before it is converted into a hotel.
Cumbria Youth Orchestra will perform its tribute to the Titanic in Carlisle on Monday evening. The concert will include specially written music. The orchestra itself had been in danger of disbanding because of the difficulty in getting players together. It's now planning new ventures.