Links

Click on an image below to visit the corresponding site.



Organisations

A link to the Cockermouth Museum Group Website.
Cockermouth Museum Group Website
Preserving the History of Cockermouth.
A link to the Ambleside Oral History Group website.
Ambleside Oral History Group
Hosts the transcripts of our Three Valleys Oral History project on its site, together with hundreds of other transcripts mainly centred on the Ambleside area.
A link to the cumbria local history federation website.
Cumbria Local History Federation
An organisation to promote and support local history in Cumbria, comprising societies, other organisations and individuals who have an interest in local history.
A link to the cumbria county history trust website.
Cumbria County History Trust
A community based charity which promotes, funds and guides work on the Victoria County History in Cumbria.
A link to the Friends of Cumbria Archives website.
Friends of Cumbria Archives
Supports the creation, maintenance and use of Cumbrian archives.
A link to the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society website.
Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society
Cumbria wide, founded 1866.
A link to the Cumbria Family History Society website.
Cumbria Family History Society
All aspects of family history.
A link to the Cumbria County Council Archive Service website.
Cumbria County Council Archive Service
Record offices at Carlisle, Whitehaven, Kendal and Barrow, plus local studies libraries.
A link to the Images of Cumbria website.
Images of Cumbria
Private site. Parish/township based information based on C19th directories. Images mostly churches.
A link to the Vision of Britain website.
Vision of Britain
Mapping and statistics (census) current and C19th.
A link to the Lancaster University guide to online family and local history sources website.
Lancaster University guide to online family and local history sources
A good listing of sources for academic work.
A link to the Cumbrian Industries website.
Cumbrian Industries
History of industrial sites and industrial archaeology, with index.
A link to the UK Genealogy website.
UK Genealogy
Links to many resources.
A link to the Local History Magazine website.
Local History Magazine
A link to the British Association for Local History website.
British Association for Local History
A link to the Cumbria Railways website.
Cumbria Railways
The Cumbria Railways website is dedicated to the lost railways of Northern Cumbria which have all closed during the last century.

Archives

A link to the National Archives website.
The National Archive
The front door of the national archive for England and Wales. The next three elements are part of TNA.
A link to the National Register of Archives website.
National Register of Archives
Search the Register by name or place.
A link to the National Archives catalogue website.
Search the National Archives catalogue
Search facility by person or place. A million wills proved at Canterbury.
A link for searching the 1881, 1891 and 1901 census results at the National Archives.
Census access via the National Archives
Searchable Census, 1881, 1891 and 1901. Charges for some usages.
A link for searching the manorial documents register at the National Archives.
On line index to the Manorial Documents Register.
Provides lists, content description and location. Cumberland and Westmorland in 2005/6.
A link to the Cumbrian manorial records at Lancaster University.
Cumbrian manorial records at Lancaster University
Excellent guide to Cumbrian manorial records and their use, as part of the project on the Manorial Documents Register for Cumbria (late 2006).
A link for searching country record office archives.
Search the archives in county record offices
Use this facility to locate subjects in Cumbria archive service.
A link to the National Archives of Scotland.
National Archives of Scotland
Equivalent to the England and Wales organisation, which does not cover Scotland.
A link for searching the registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths.
Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths
Search the civil registers of England and Wales from 1837. Charges apply.
A link for searching historical statistical data at the UK data archive.
UK data archive
Historical statistical data, university based site.

Other links

A link to Mick Jane's website website.
Mick Jane's books
A link to books published on the Cockermouth area.