Historian Frances Wilkins explains how smuggling was a community-wide phenomenon on the Solway Coast.
"Absolutely everybody was involved, it was impossible to get a fair trial in the area, because everyone would be in favour of the smugglers, after all they supplied them...
"Well, you can see the Isle of Man from the coast, so it was only a wee put across to get there, and until 1765 certainly the island was the great store house of everything the smugglers wanted, they could basically go shopping at the supermarket and bring it back here."
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