Archive centreCarlisle
TitleLowther family of Whitehaven, Earls of Lonsdale of Whitehaven Castle
DescriptionWhitehaven estate records refer to the following places and manors: Arlecdon, Arrowthwaite, Bootle, Bransty, Brigham, Buttermere and Gatesgarth, Calder, Cleator, Clifton, Cockermouth, Corkickle, Corney, Dearham, Distington, Eaglesfield, Egremont, Ennerdale, Flimby, Frizington, Great and Little Clifton, Harras, Harrington, Hensingham, Holme Cultram, Kelton, Kirkstanton, Maryport, Millom, Moresby, Oughterside, Parton, Plumbland, Ribton, Rottington, Sandwith, Seaton, Silecroft, St Bees, Stainburn, Thwaites, Ulpha, Weddicar, Whicham, Whitbeck, Whitehaven, Workington.
Datecirca 1513-1967
Extent500 boxes
Access conditionsThe Lonsdale archive is intended for historical, literary and scientific research, or for exhibition or educational purposes only. Any other purpose requires the written permission of Lowther Estates.
ArrangementLONS/W/1 Personal and business records: circa 1632-1728. DLONS/W/2 Letters: c.irca 1640-1770. DLONS/W/3 Accounts: circa 1660-1913. DLONS/W/4 Deed registers: circa 1560-1760. DLONS/W/5 Rentals: circa 1682-1941. DLONS/W/6 Surveys: circa 1699-1919. DLONS/W/7 Mining records: circa 1661-1. Collieries. Coal mining. Iron ore mining. Mineral Agents' records. DLONS/W/8 Manorial records: circa 1513-1950. DLONS/W/9 Title deeds: circa 1568-1958. DLONS/W/10 Maps and plans: circa 1690-1950. DLONS/W/11 General estate records: circa 1600-1950. DLONS/W/12 Wills and settlements: circa 1770-1878. DLONS/W/13 Fisheries: circa 1700-1963. DLONS/W/14 Lawsuits: circa 1600-1920. DLONS/W/15 Land drainage: circa 1806-1870. DLONS/W/16 Public undertakings: circa 1760-1820. Whitehaven harbour. Workington dock. DLONS/W/17 Tithes: circa 1632-1840. DLONS/W/18 Whitehaven Castle: circa 1872-1935. DLONS/W/19 [Ref not in use]. DLONS/W/20 Whitehaven Subscription Library: circa 1797-1923. DLONS/W/21 Whitehaven Primrose League: circa 1887-1903. DLONS/W/22 Other families: circa 1772-1870. DLONS/W/23 Timber: circa 1937-1959. DLONS/W/24 Employees: circa 1941-1966. DLONS/W/25 Printed and pictorial: circa 1790-1950. DLONS/W/26 Miscellaneous: circa 1600-1950.
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