Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

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The Archive is currently closed while the collections are moved, they plan to reopen in January 2019. Whilst this work is in progress, their microfilm collections have moved to Kendal Library where they are available for 6 days a week including Saturdays and Wednesday evenings. For further details see their website

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  • Guides: "Cumbrian Ancestors (4th ed)" available from their online bookshop

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    Collections information

    Businesses (232)

    Organisations (747)

    Persons (56)

    Diaries (26)

    Families (87)

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (28)


    These are selected lists of new or additional collections that were acquired by this archive during a specific year. If a date is not displayed there are no accessions for that year.

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