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Lots of reference information on Westmorland genealogy. Since 1974 Westmorland has been incorporated into the present-day county of Cumbria together with Cumberland, the Furness part of Lancashire and a small part of the former West Riding of Yorkshire around Sedbergh. The name lives on in Appleby-in-Westmorland its former county town.
Westmorland Family History Societies
The Federation of Family History Societies' (FFHS) list of Member Contacts.
Westmoreland GenWeb Project
This website is part of the England GenWeb Project and is provided as a resource for individuals researching their ancestors and associated local history in Westmoreland. Information on Message Boards, Surnames, Mailing Lists, Home Pages, Links, General Links.
Cumbria GenWeb Project
This website is part of the England GenWeb Project and is provided as a resource for individuals researching their ancestors and associated local history in Cumbria. Information on Message Boards, Surnames, Mailing Lists, Home Pages, Links, General Links.
National Burial Index
FFHS is an international organization, established in 1974 in the UK as a non-profit charitable company. It is conducting the transcription and computerization of Burial records mainly by members of the Federation of Family History Societies throughout Britain. You can also contact the local Family History Societies for more details.
Family Search - International Genealogical Index (IGI)
LDS searchable online databases including; Births, Christenings, Marriages and a few Burials covering many places around the world.
Parish Register LookUp Exchange
This website has been set-up with the aim of bringing together all family history fanatics who own copies of Parish Registers, Monumental Inscriptions or any other research resources which may be useful to others, and are happy to share the information with other genealogists. Includes; A-Z County Parish Registers for the UK where available, Monumental Inscriptions, Census and Other Resources.
US based genealogical list with information for Westmorland England.
England Societies and County Sites, Coraweb
Another Gateway Site for Family History and the UK Genealogist. See also their links page to England & Wales: Online Birth, Death and Marriage Indexes and their General Information page for the UK.
Westmorland Genealogy Links
Another Gateway Site for information on; general links, cemeteries, census, directories, marriages, military, parish registers, passenger lists.
BMD Certificate Index << NEW
If you have a lot of Birth, Marriage or Death Certificates and are wondering what to do with them, why not index them where they can be seen by your potential Rellies. Currently accepting certificates related to Sheffield YKS and surrounding areas.
Emigration, Immigration, Migration << MORE
Sheffield Indexers extensive list of links to websites for family members who may have Emigrated, Immigrated or Migrated. Includes many links to ships passenger lists, war brides, colonialism and more. See also additional links pertaining to The British Colonies.
Villages in Cumbria << NEW
Wikipedia's list of current Villages in the County of Cumbria. See also current Villages in England.
Church Plans Online - Westmorland
The Incorporated Church Building Society archive includes over 15,000 files relating to applications by parishes for grants from the Society. The earliest file is dated 1818 and the latest 1982.
Churches of Britain & Ireland - Cumbria
Their ultimate aim is to have at least one photo of every existing church in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man, and the Channel Islands, and where possible, photos or artwork of churches no longer in existence.
Tombstones & Monumental Inscriptions
Photographic record of the various churches, churchyards, graveyards and cemeteries.
Roll of Honour - Westmorland
Site dedicated to those men and women who fell fighting for their country. See also other helpful links to information on prisoners of war, other memorials, etc.
Pictures of Cumbria
PicturesofEngland.com exploring the most Picturesque & Historic parts of England. Take a picture tour of Cumbria Attractions, Recommended Towns and more. See also Appleby-in-Westmorland.
Buildings of Cumbria
There are many buildings in Cumbria - castles, churches, mills, railway stations, municipal buildings, museums, and other tourist attractions that are of interest for the buildings themselves. Many tourist information centers are located in buildings of historical interest. The attractions that are building based are listed here, along with an alphabetical list by location of all buildings listed and described in this guide (nearly 300). The list also links to photographs of other buildings not open to the public, and not described. More are being added as time permits.
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