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Cumbria Amenity Trust Mining History Society
- Industrial history group with an interest in exploring, researching and recording mining activities in Cumbria. Includes membership, projects, meetings, and photo gallery.
Cumbria Archive Service
- Cares for parish registers, other ecclesiastical records, Wills, electoral registers, maps and plans, poor law records, title deeds, and photographs. Record offices in Barrow, Carlisle, Kendal and Whitehaven.
Cumbrian Industrial History Society
- For all those interested in the history and development of industries of all kinds in the County of Cumbria. Includes events listing.
Forlorn Britain: Carrock Wolfram Mine
- Photographs and information on the history of this mine and what can be seen on the site today.
Forlorn Britain: Force Crag Mine
- Photographs and information on the history of this mine in the Coledale Vale and what can be seen on the site today.
The Holme History Project
- Project by Geoff Pegg to record the history of the village from 1880 onwards. Includes photographs, sound clips and videos.
Images of Cumbria
- Cumberland and Westmorland Parishes index, with links to parish descriptions, transcribed from Mannix and Whellan, 1847 and 1851. Photographs and ballads too.
Industrial History of Cumbria
- A guide to the industrial history of Cumbria created by members of the Cumbria Industrial History Society with help from members of the Cumbria Amenity Trust Mining History Society. Feature articles on various aspects of industrial history.
Lakeland Hunting Memories
- A recollection of Lakeland fox hunting in the 1960s using pictures, references, hunting songs and memories of some of the huntsmen and followers of the Coniston and Ullswater packs.
- A personal guide from David Bradbury to various historical aspects of West Cumbria, including Whitehaven, Parton, Millom Ironworks and Calder Abbey. Many historical photos and drawings.
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