Westmorland Compiled Genealogies
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It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
- Locate publications about direct ancestors
- Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
- Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
General[edit | edit source]
Hodgson, Henry W. A Bibliography of the History and Topography of Cumberland & Westmorland. Carlisle, Cumberland: Joint Archives Committee for Cumberland and Westmorland. 1968. (301 pp.). Excellent. Headings for people and places.
Raymond, Stuart. Cumberland and Westmorland: A Genealogical Bibliography. Birmingham: Federation of Family History Societies. 1993. (67 pp). Includes 14 pages of references to 'family histories'.
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[Kendal] Robinson, Judith M.S. (ed & publisher). A Year at Killington Hall. The 1876 Diary of Agnes Ann Kendal, life in Victorian England through the eyes of a farmer's daughter. Kendal, Cumbria: Judith M.S. Robinson. 2004. (111 pp). Diary but includes 4 generation drop line chart on family.For a full review of this book search on BIGWILL reviews.
[Ruskin] Dawson, John. John Ruskin in Coniston. Coniston, Cumbria: Ruskin Museum. 1988. (12 pp)