Welcome to CASCAT

CASCAT is the Cumbria Archive Service Catalogue.

Our online catalogue contains over 750,000 descriptions of historic records kept at our Archive Centres in Barrow, Carlisle, Kendal and Whitehaven.

You can do simple keyword searches using the Search field above or more complex catalogue search using the Advanced Search. Use "" to search on a phrase, for example "John Smith". Use * as a wildcard, for example farm* to search for farm, farms, farming and farmers. Click on New collections to find out more about our recent important additions and new catalogues. Our Image Gallery enables you to see a few significant items from our holdings. The catalogue database is updated daily.

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Check the Family History indexes, including those for newspapers and cemeteries, on our website.

Archive Treasures: Autumn 2018

Staff and patients at Fusehill War Hospital, Oct 1918

Staff and patients at Fusehill War Hospital, Oct 1918

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Illustration of proposed Barrow War Memorial, 1920

Illustration of proposed Barrow War Memorial, 1920

Unveiled in Barrow Park on 11 Nov 1921.
Phantospectra Biddall's Ghostodrama fairground show, Jan 1909, Whitehaven

Phantospectra Biddall's Ghostodrama fairground show, Jan 1909, Whitehaven

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