Related Links

The following are related links that are relevant to Cockermouth and its history, family history or of general interest:

Cockermouth and Cumbria

Cockermouth – A Guide to the Cumbrian Town –

Cumbria Family History Society –

Cockermouth Civic Trust –

Cumbria Local History Federation –

Lorton & Derwent Fells Local History Society –

Cumbria Record Offices –

Whitehaven Record Office – email:

Carlisle Record Office – email:

Cumbria Libraries –

Workington Library – Tel: 01900 706170

Allerdale Bereavement Services – email: or Telephone: 01900 702620 (Burials Register for Allerdale)

Grampus Heritage –

Cumbrian Railways –

Cumbria County History Trust –

Sankey Photographic Archives – Sankey Photographic Archives


The National Archives –

Community Archives and Heritage Group –

Online certificates –

Local History online –

Commonwealth War Graves Commission –

You can also access a range of Historical Directories by searching online.

Below you can watch the slides from the talks that Eric Cass gives on Cockermouth and it’s history of place, work and leisure.

Old Cockermouth Slides: 
Cockermouth at Work and Leisure