THE crest above the front door of The Old House in Stricklandgate, home of the Wakefield family. Mary, the creator of the biannual Mary Wakefield Music Festival was born here in 1853. William Wavell, Kendal’s greatest ever sportsman and politician, earned a knighthood in 1944, 19 years later became Baron Wakefield of Kendal. He earned 31 international rugby union caps for England, and played as captain 13 times.

• See next week for the location of the picture below.