Sources


Page under development

The sources page does not yet have full content. On this page we expect to include on-line records that comes from the Society's archive, plus catalogues and finding aids that will assist those people interested in local or family history related to our particular area.

L&DFLHS on-line sources

The Society is transcribing the Memorial Inscriptions for the burial grounds within its area. Below you may download the Loweswater MIs for personal research only, and we expect to add the Lorton MIs shortly:

Loweswater Memoral Inscriptions. (PDF)
(To view : Left click on the PDF icon - To Download : Right Click and Select "Save As", "Save Linked File As", ...)


General guides


The best guide to on-line sources for Cumbrian local history is that by Dr Michael Winstanley hosted on the Cumbria Local History Federation website. Follow this link:

An icon link to the Cumbria Local History Federation website.

The more comprehensive A Guide to Cumbrian Historical Sources by Michael Winstanley and Rob David is published by CNWRS and can be ordered by following this link:

An icon linking to the Centre For North-West Regional Studies book page at Lancaster University

A picture of Crummock and Buttermere by William Green
Crummock and Buttermere by William Green