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In 1974 the former county of Cumberland was incorporated within the current county of Cumbria (which also includes the former county of Westmoreland, the Furness area of Lancashire and the Yorkshire parish of Sedbergh)

Records for north Cumberland (i.e. north of the River Derwent) are held at the Carlise Record Office - see below for contact details

Records for south Cumberland (i.e. south of the River Derwent) are held at the Whitehaven Record Office - see below for contact details

   
   
   
  CARLISLE RECORD OFFICE
  managed by Cumbria County Council
   
  Address Carlisle Record Office
The Castle
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA3 8UR
   
  Telephone

(01228) 607285

  Fax (01228) 707274
  E-Mail carlisle.record.office@cumbriacc.gov.uk
   
  Hours Mon 9:00 - 5:00
    Tue 9:00 - 5:00
    Wed 9:00 - 5:00
    Thu 9:00 - 5:00
    Fri 9:00 - 5:00
    Sat Closed
    Sun Closed
       
  Research £24 per hour
  Services  
   
  Web Site Contains summary information about visiting the record office plus limited information about its archives
    Home Page
    Sources Held - very brief summary within Home Page
    Research Services - guide to services offer with link to downloadable request form (in PDF format)
    Visiting Guide - none provided
   

Directions - charming hand drawn street map showing location of record office

   
   
   
  WHITEHAVEN RECORD OFFICE
  managed by Cumbria County Council
   
  Address Whitehaven Record Office and Local Studies Library
Scotch Street
Whitehaven
Cumbria
CA28 7NL
   
  Telephone (01946) 852920
  Fax (01946) 852919
  E-Mail whitehaven.record.office@cumbriacc.gov.uk
   
  Hours Mon 9:30 - 12:30 and 1:30 - 5:00
    Tue 9:30 - 12:30 and 1:30 - 5:00
    Wed 9:30 - 12:30 and 1:30 - 7:00
    Thu 9:30 - 12:30 and 1:30 - 5:00
    Fri 9:30 - 12:30 and 1:30 - 5:00
    Sat 9:00 - 1:00 every other Saturday
    Sun Closed
   
  Research £24 per hour
  Services  
   
  Web Site Contains summary information about visiting the record office plus basic information about its archives
    Home Page
    Sources Held - very brief summary within Home Page
    Research Services - guide to services offer with link to downloadable request form (in PDF format)
    Visiting Guide - none provided
   

Directions - charming hand drawn street map showing location of record office

   
   
   
 
This page last updated: 19 January 2006