School Boards

School Boards administered the rate-supported schools set up under the Education Act 1870.  School Boards were abolished by the Education Act 1902 and County and Borough Councils became responsible for elementary education. 

Links to online catalogues of holdings of School Board records:

Arthuret and Kirkandrews-on-Esk

Barrow - contact Barrow Archives directly for full details

Brampton

Carlisle

Culgaith

Cumwhitton and Carlatton

Dalston

Dalton-in-Furness

Farlam, Midgeholme and Hartleyburn

Great Broughton

Kendal

Kirkland and Blencarn

Millom

Sebergham

Shap

Soulby

Ulverston and Mansriggs

Waverton

Workington