Advance order collections

RECORDS REQUIRING PRIOR ORDERING (list updated 29 November 2018)
Please note the following collections or part collections require users to contact us and order in advance. This is because they are either stored at our Carlisle outstore or need additional time for us to produce them at Kendal. Further details on individual records can be found on our online catalogue CASCAT.

Contact Barrow Archives: 1 week's advance notice. These records will be produced at Carlisle Archives
BTCC/4: Barrow-in-Furness County Court bankruptcy case files

Contact Carlisle Archives: 24 hours' advance notice required as kept in cold store. These records will be produced at Carlisle Archives
BA/S/E/1-2: engineer's dept drawing negatives
DKIN/2/124-127: misc films
DPH/2/62: Slee family research files on CD
DS 9/4/1: Tape recording of an interview with Mr Mounsey of Longtown
DSO/1/93: 'Wardman's Walkabout 2: The Corporation Yard'
DSO 157/27: Princess Royal visit to W.I.
DSO 332/7/5: VHS tape, celebrating 75 years of the Cumberland Women's Institute
DX 1879: Digital copy of the Account Book of Thomas Stevenson, Merchant of Leith, 1656-1672
DX 2036: misc films, Carlisle
DX 2102: Cumbrian Voices Spoken History Project
DX 2174/1: A photographic survey of buildings in Brampton
DX 2188/1/1-13: digital copies photographs various
DX 2213: Edmond Castle, Warwick Bridge cine films
SPC 105/2/4: CD copy of the burial registers for St Cuthbert's Church, Wigton
WDMD: Margaret and Percy Duff Collection
WDSO 344/17: Negatives of Photographs used in the Kirkby Stephen Messenger newspaper and Herald newspaper
WDX 1615: F T Bell Photographic Collection

Contact Kendal Archives: 1 week's advance notice. These records will be produced at Carlisle Archives
LDSPB: Lake District special Planning Board
WC/E: Various
WC/F: Fire Brigade & Ambulance Service
WC/H: Health Department
WC/P: BNFL Windscale enquiryWC/W/A1568: Westmorland County Council, administrative files
WC/Y: Youth Service
WDAG: Day books (85) 1870-1939, ledgers (20) 1871-1981, Probate pps (1810-1916) (A1464)
WDBS: Bleaymire & Shepherd, Solicitors, Penrith 
WDBS: Estate Plan Cat. No. 1141-1184
WDCFH: Cumbria Family History Society
WDCS: Cartmel Shepherd
WDGH: Gatey, Heelis & Co., Solicitors
WDHAL: Hallam, Solicitors of Kirkby Stephen
WDHEW: Hewetson and Bunney Family of Ravenstonedale
WDHH: Heelis and Heelis, Solicitors of Appleby
WDHW: Hayton Winkley, Solicitors, Kendal & Windermere
WDK: Glass Plate Negatives. Mr Duff, Ravenstonedale
WDLH: Len Hayton
WDRG: Rhodes Gilman, Solicitors
WDSTAN: Stanley Family of Witherslack (Halecat)
WDTGF: Dr. Terence G. Fahy of Shaw End
WDWHP: Prof. W.H. Pearsall
WDB 25: Gill, Dockray, Rhodes & Moore, Architects, Kendal (BOOKS ONLY)
WDB 57: Ibis Engineering Limited, Kendal
WDB 60 Mrs. E. Forsyth, Hosiery etc., Kirkby Lonsdale
WDB 84: Ellwood, Carriers of Ayside
WDB 86/11: Glass Negatives
WDB 87: J. Nicholson, Estate Agent & Auctioneer, Windermere
WDB 95: Arthur Egglestone, Ironmonger, Appleby
WDB 100: Raymond Jay, Architect of Colthouse, Hawkshead
WDB 101: Messrs Woolley, Ladies & Gents Outfitters, Kendal
WDB 103: John Croft, Blacksmith of Grayrigg
WDB 102: Windermere & District Electricity Supply Co. Ltd.
WDB 116: F.W. Boon, Chemist, Kendal
WDB 117: John West & Sons, Coal Merchants, Windermere
WDB 121: W.A. Fell Ltd., Woodwork Machine Makers, Kendal including Glass Negatives
WDB 124/3:  Lakeland publishing Co.
WDB 147: Peter Birchall, Acountant
WDB 157: Tebay Co-Operative
WDB 158: Joseph Sarginson Ltd., Joiner & Builder, Eamont Bridge
WDB 161: Haigh Architects, Kendal
WDB 162: Castle Head Field Studies Centre, Near Grange-Over-Sands
WDSO 2: Kendal and District Guild of Service
WDSO 13 Folk Dance Society
WDSO 211: Cumbria Industrial History Society
WDSO 263: Ambleside Civic Trust
WDSO 370: Lake District Summer Music Festival
WDX 730: Glass negatives
WDX 1144: Lake District CHA and HF Rambling Club
WDX 1121: W A R Denison
WDX 1408: Clare Fell
WDX 786: F W Parrot
WDX 1215:  Papers re local history of Dentdale
WDX 1226:  Lloyds papers (additional)
WDX 1251/8: glass negatives
WDX 1501:  Abraham negatives
WDX 1709: Lattin papers
WDX 1780: Robinson Library
WDX 1884: R G Thwaites Transcripts
WDX 1886: Whineray Family Papers
WDX 1891: Gibson & Jones Family Genealogy (G. Godwin)
WSDCSL: Treasurers deposit
WSMBA: Correspondence and Accounts
WSMBK: Rate Books (1854-1914)   A417
WSRDNW: North Westmorland
WSRDSW: South Westmorland Rural District Council Treasurer's Department
WSRDSW: South Westmorland Rural District Council Building Control Plans
WSUDG: Grange Urban District Council
WSUDW: Windermere Urban District Council
WTCRNW: Coroners Records: North Westmorland

Contact Kendal Archives: 1 week's advance notice. These records will be produced at Kendal Archives. Please note there is a maximum of 10 pre-ordered production requests per person per day.
WC/C: K.S. Himsworth Papers (County Clerk and Clerk to the Lieutenancy)
WC/C: County Valuation Committee; Correspondence And Miscellaneous Papers
WC/C: General Purposes
WC/C: L.G.R.; Education Project Group, County Joint Committee., Clerk's Co-ordinating Working Party
WC/C: Contracts
WC/CDEF: Civil Defence
WC/E: Files, Mainly Re School Meals
WC/W: Committee Minutes (Eg South Westmorland Guardians and Children's Committee) and News Cuttings File
WDCR: Crewdson family of Kendal
WDCRK: Crackanthorpe family of Newbiggin
WDFCM 1-9: Methodist records (registers on microfilm available at Kendal Library)
WDHOTH: Hothfield of Appleby Castle
WDMG: Metcalfe-Gibson family of Ravenstonedale
WDWHELP: Gibson Family of Whelprigg - Difficult to find
WDB 21: Provincial Insurance Co., Kendal
WDS 140: Sedbergh School
WDSO 42: Girl Guides Association
WDSO 117: Friends of the Lake District
WDX 547: Fleming Family
WTPS: Petty Sessions (Magistrates)

Contact Whitehaven Archives: 1 week's advance notice. These records will be produced at Carlisle Archives
CQPWC: West Cumbria Petty Sessional Divisional Records, 1976-2005
DA: Allison, solicitors of Whitehaven
DBEN: Benson, solicitors of Cockermouth
DBT/1-2: Brockbank and Tyson letter books and bill books, 1880s-1940s
DCU/5/VOUCHERS: Curwen estate vouchers, 1770-1953
DCU/15: Curwen, modern estate conveyances, 1930s-1970s
DWM/166-247, 625-755: bill books, drafts, miscellaneous 
SDA: Allerdale Borough Council
SMBWO/2/1/1/16-48 general ledgers, 1892-1930 and SMBWO/2/4/173-191, Workington rate books, 1970-1974
SRDE/1/5: Ennerdale RDC contracts and SRDE/2/1, general ledgers
SRDM/2/1: Millom RDC general ledgers
SUDC/3/11-12: Cockermouth UDC building plans and applications
TNCB/OPENCAST: opencast mining plans and files
YDB 61: Mitchell's Auction Company Limited
YDB 79: Wardell-Armstrong Archaeology
YDS 60/1/5 and YDS 60/1/8: St Bees School general correspondence/headmaster's reports
YDSO 39/1-51: Oxford Archaeology North / Lancaster University Archaeological Unit
YDX 441: Papers of John Irwin
YSPC 3/6: Bootle tithe plan
YTCR 3: West Cumbria Coroner
YTHOS 1: West Cumberland Hospital Management Committee
YTHOS 2/5 and YTHOS 2/9: West Cumberland Hospital, patients' and births registers