Resources

Here are some documents and lists of Resources to help with Local Research in the Cartmel Peninsula area:

Cartmel Peninsula Bibliography vNov16 by John Beckett

Researching Local House History by Rob David

Oral history Records Jan 2017 Summary by Peter Roden

CPLHS Document Archive –  Thanks to a number of people that have donated or lent old documents to us we now have a significant collection of interesting historical documents that can be used to help us research the local history, These documents have been catalogued and described in an Excel file held by Nigel Mills, It is because of its numerous pdf files too large to be functional on the website that an index has been produced (see below). Guidelines can be found in the document, and should you wish to consult any of the documents please contact us through the Contacts page of this website. If you have any old documents, booklets, cuttings, parish magazines etc that you would like to lend us for our archive please let us know.

DOC DATABASE Website Index V3 August 2017

Here are some  Guidelines to contributors to the Website, Newsletter and Transactions.

There is a free-of-charge facility for the Francis Frith Collection on their website. Bring up the selection of images you require and find the image and click on it to bring the image up as a large single image on the page. move the mouse over the image and click the icon with red arrows facing left & right and it takes you to a page headed embed this photo. Choose the pixel specifications and follow the instructions.

The following two booklets are now out of print:

Lake Cartmel by Murray Mitchell

Cartmel Priory Building Stones by Murray Mitchell

 

 

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