Whitehaven Archive and Local Studies Centre

Whitehaven Archive and Local Studies Centre
Address:
Scotch Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria  CA28 7NL

Opening Times:
Mondays: CLOSED
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9.30-12.30, 13.30-17.00   
Wednesday: 9.30-12.30, 13.30-19.00 
Saturday: Check the website for the latest opening dates


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Description:
Whitehaven Archive and Local Studies Centre holds original historical documents dating from the twelfth century to the present day relating to the area of West Cumbria. 

These include: Church of England Parishes, Nonconformist Churches, Local Authorities, Official records, Civil Parishes, Schools, Businesses and Industries, Landed Estates, Solicitors, Societies. 

The Local Studies Library also contains an important collection of books, illustrations, journals, reports and other printed and original materials relating to all aspects of life in Whitehaven and West Cumbria up to the present day.


Contact Details:
Tel: 01946 506420

Email: whitehaven.archives@cumbria.gov.uk


Specialisms:
Genealogy and local history.

Cumbria County Council

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