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Cumbria County Council (Workington)


Contents
Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Directories
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Periodicals
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL: http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/libraries/
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): CMA, CUL

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Workington Library
Vulcans Lane
Workington
CA14 4ND
Tel: 01900 325170
Fax: 01900 325181
Email: workington.library@cumbriacc.gov.uk
Contact: Mary Hart



Opening hours:

Monday: 1000-1900
Tuesday: 1000-1900
Wednesday: 1000-1900
Thursday: 1000-1700
Friday: 1000-1700
Saturday: 0930-1600
Sunday: 1200-1600


Other Libraries:

Keswick Library
Heads Lane
Keswick
Cumbria
CA12 5HD
Tel: 017687 72656
Fax: 017687 75323
Email:
Contact: Mary Hart
Opening hours: Monday: 1000-1900;
Tuesday: 1000-1700;
Wednesday: 1000-1900;
Thursday: 1000-1230;
Friday: 1000-1700;
Saturday: 1000-1230


3. Research Service

Service available? Yes

Fee-based? No

Provided by local Record Office? ~See enclosed leaflet - general background info re Record Office Service$



4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations None




5. Census returns

1841
1851
1861
1871
1881
1891
Cumbria based in Workington Library only


6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Bulmer, T. History, Topography and Directory of West Cumberland. 1883, 1901
Kelly's Directory of Cumberland 1929, 1934, 1938
Mannix and Whellan, History Gazetteer and Directory of Cumberland. 1847
Parson, W. and White, N., History, Directory and Gazetteer of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmorland. 1829


6(b) City and Town Directories

6(c) Telephone Directories

1952 to date (incomplete)
1952, 1954, 1958, 1960, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982
and each year thereafter




7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Workington only
1871, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1967, 1975, 1977. 1980 to date


7(b) Poll Books

None



8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

Fiche. Workington Library. 1992 edition



9. Unpublished Indexes

For Cumberland. All at Workington Library
1891 census street index
1881 Name index. Comp. By R.G. Thwaites
1881 Birthplace index, census place index, surname index compiled by compiles of IGI. Fiche
1871, 1861, 1841: place index. Compiled in house. Possibly incomplete
Workington marriages 1670-1812, 1813-1837 Name index
West Cumberland Times Newspaper index 1874-1885 for births, marriages and deaths.
Indexed up to 1920s for 'notable' events
Cumbria Family History Society publishes transcripts and index for the 1851 census - ongoing



10. Parish Registers

Workington marriages 1670-1812, 1813-1837 (transcripts)
Aldingham in Furness 1542-1695 b.m.d
Barton b & m 1666-1812; burials 1666, 1830
Bolton 1647-1812
Bridekirk 1584-1812
Broughton in Furness 1813, 1837
Brough under Stainmore 1556-1706, 1706-1812
Brougham 1645-1812
Cliburn 1565-1812
Consiton 1599-1700
Crosby Garrett 1559-1812
Crosby on Eden 1665-1837
Crosby Ravensworth 1568-1812
Crosthwaite cum Lyth 1569-1812
Dacre 1559-1716
Gosforth marriages 1571-1857
Great Orton 1568-1812
Greystoke 1559-1757
Holme Cultram 1580-1597
Kendall 1858-1587 (pt II: marriages and burials 1558-1587; baptisms: 1591-1595); (pt III: baptisms 1596-9; marriages and burials 1591-9; baptisms 1607-31); (pt IV: marriages 1606-1631; burials 1606-1631)
Kiroswald 1577-1812
Lamplugh 1581-1812
Lowther 1540-1812
Middleton in Lonsdale 1670-1812
Milburn 1679-1812
Millom 1591-1812
Moewavy `8`2-`827
Morland 1538-1742
Newbiggen 1571-1812
Newton Reigny 1571--1812
Penrith: vol 1 1556-1604, vol 2 1605-1660, vol 3 1661-1713, vol 4 1714-1769, vol 5 1770-1812
Skelton 1580-1812
St Bees: baptisms 1538-1837
Stanwix 1662-1837
Thwaites: baptisms 1724-1837; mariages 1725-1837; burials 1725-1837
Warcop 1597-1744
Whicham 1569-1812
St James, Whitehavenn: baptisms 1753-1837
Wigton: pt I 1604-1727
Wigton: pt II baptisms 1728-97; marriages 1728-81; burials 1729-79



11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Workington Iron and Steel Company Bulletin 1958-1967



12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

Coroner's Inquest Records 1693-1875 for the liberties of Cockermouth and Egremont. Copies



13. Other material

Wake, H.T. All the monumental inscriptions in th graveyards of Brigha m and Bridekirk 1666-1876
Wilson, J. Monumental inscriptions in the church and churchyard of Caldbeck. n.d.
Wilson, J. Monumental inscriptions of the parish church and churchyard and the congregational burial ground Wigton.



14. Guides to Collections

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15. Local Record Offices

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library
Scotch Street
Whitehaven
CA28 7BJ
Tel: 01946 852920
Fax: -
Email: - whitehaven.record.office@cumbriacc.gov.uk



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