Cumbria Archive Service - Archive Centres


Curious to find out more about your family history? Your house? Your town or village? Your industrial history?

Cumbria Archive Service has Archive Centres in:

Barrow Archive Centre
Carlisle Archive Centre
Kendal Archive Centre
Whitehaven Archive Centre 

and can help you discover the answers to many of your questions! The Cumbria Archives Service map shows areas of Cumbria covered by our offices. 

The Archive Service cares for parish registers, other church records, wills, electoral registers, maps and plans, poor law records, title deeds, and photographs. 

The archives of many families, businesses, local authorities, solicitors, societies and schools also help form a fascinating record of all aspects of life in the county. 

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