Resources

1901 Census - UK

1901 Census of England and Wales Online. View 1.5 million original 1901 census documents of England and Wales online detailing 32 million people: A unique source for your family's history from the Public Record Office


Archive CD Books

Publishing of old and rare books, etc. on CD ROM. Of special interest to genealogists and historians.


Bellasis' notes for Kendal

More information regarding Westmorland Church Notes.


Cumbria Family History Society

The Cumbria Family History Society was founded in October 1976 to help Cumbrians, and people with Cumbrian ancestry, to carry out their family history researches. Our area of interest is the modern county of Cumbria, which consists of the whole of the pre-1974 counties of Cumberland and Westmorland, together with the part of Lancashire lying to the north of Morecambe Bay (North Lonsdale) and the West Riding parish of Sedbergh. Our membership comes not only from Cumbria and other parts of the British Isles, but from Australia, New Zealand, the United States - in fact worldwide.


Family Search and IGI

The 1881 census onlien for free. Also vast resources for global ancestry avalable through the IGI. This is a must website for anybody researching family history.


Free BMD - births, marriages and deaths

FreeBMD stands for Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths. The FreeBMD Project's objective is to provide free Internet access to the Civil Registration index information for England and Wales. The Civil Registration system for recording births, marriages, and deaths in England and Wales has been in place since 1837 and is one of the most significant single resources for genealogical research back to Victorian times. The FreeBMD project contains index information for the period 1837-1983.


Llanerch Press

Old books, translated, reprinted and available online. Some interesting items in the Northern Interest section.


Old Maps of Westmorland

Scans of original maps and etchings.


Old Photos

Old photos of days gone by dating back as far as 19th Century.


The Cumbria Record Offices & Archive Service

Record Offices in Barrow, Carlisle,Kendal and Whitehaven can help you.Cumbria Archive Service cares for are parish regisisters, other ecclesiastical records, wills, electoral registers, maps and plans, poor law records, title deeds, and photographs.


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