Cumbria Archive Service operates four Archives Centres in the county: Carlisle; Kendal; Whitehaven and Barrow.  Local Studies Libraries are attached to Whitehaven and Barrow Offices but are separate in Kendal and Carlisle.  Online catalogues of holdings are at Cumbria Archive Service Catalogue.  Click on website link for further details of each  Archive Centre.


Cumbria Archives website contains lots of useful guides and advice for readers, along with details of special events in each of the offices. 

http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/archives/default.asp

Catologues and Guides to classes of records
http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/archives/Online_catalogues/default.asp


accredited archive service
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cumbria Archive Centre Carlisle, Petteril Bank House, Petteril Bank Road, Carlisle, CA1 3AJ
Tel: 01228 227285 or 227284
Email:carlisle.archives@cumbria.gov.uk
Monday and Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday -Friday 9.30 - 17.00 
 

Cumbria Archive Centre Kendal, Kendal County Offices, Kendal, LA9 4RQ
Tel: 01539 713540 or 713539
Email:kendal.archives@cumbria.gov.uk
Monday and Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday -Friday 9.30 - 17.00  
 


Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven, Scotch Street, Whitehaven, CA28 7NL, Tel: 01946 506420
Email:whitehaven.archives@cumbria.gov.uk
Monday and Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday -Friday 9.30 - 17.00 

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow,
140 Duke Street. Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 1XW 
Tel:01229 407377
Email:barrow.archives@cumbria.gov.uk
Monday and Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday -Friday 9.30 - 17.00