Records at Carlisle Record Office

Original Parish Registers
Wills of Wannops
Poll Tax Return for Carlisle 1440
Muster Roll  of Carlisle Citizens 1534
Calendar of Border Papers: Muster of 1580-81
Visitation Books of Carlisle Diocese 1664
Carlisle City Court Books


Cunberland and Westmorland Herald
Cumberland Paquet


The Archaeological Practice (2005) Droving in Northumberland National Park Northumberland Park Authority

Armstrong A M, Mawer A, Stenton F M, Dickins B (1950-52) The Place Names of Cumberland 3 Vols. Cambridge

Bain J (ed.) (1894-96) Calendar of Border Papers 1500-1603 Vols. I and II

Barber H (1894) British Family Names London, Elliot Stock

Beck T A (1844)  Annales Furnesienses

Bouch C M I and Jones G P (1961) The Lake Counties 1500-1830 Manchester, Manchester University Press

Beck (1844)  Annales Furnesiensis

Bouch C M L (1948) Prelates and People of the Lake Counties Kendal

Canterbury and York Society (1993) Storey R L (Ed.) Vols. 79 and 81, The Register of John Kirkby Bishop of Carlisle

Chambers J D and Mingay G E  (1968)  The Agricultural Revolution 1750-1880 London, B T Batsford

Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian Society (1959) ‘Poll Tax Return for Carlisle 1377’ CWAAS Transactions Series 2   Vol. 58

Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian Society (1893) Ferguson R S (Ed.)  Testamenta Karleolensia CWS Extra Series Vol. 9

Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian Society (1890) Account of the City and Diocese of Carlisle CWS Tract Series No.5

Dobson R B ‘Cathedral Chapters and Cathedral Cities: York, Durham and Carlisle in the 15th Century’ Northern History Vol.19 (1983) pp. 15-44

English Place Name Society (1956) English Place Name Elements Cambridge, CUP

Fraser C M (1966) ‘The Cumberland and Westmoreland Lay Subsidies for 1332″ CWS2  Vol. 66 pp131-58

Graham T H B  (1934) The Barony of Gilsland, Lord Howard’s Survey taken in 1603 Kendal

Graham THB (1934) The Barony of Gilsland. Lord William Howard’s Survey, taken in 1603Cumberland and Westmoreland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society Extra Series: Vol. XVI  Kendal, The Society
Harleian Society (1872) Vol. 7  Visitation of Cumberland 1615

Hutchinson W (1794) The History of the County of Cumberland 2 Vols. Carlisle

Keeling S M (1979) ‘The Reformation in the Anglo-Scottish Border Counties’ Northern History Vol.15 pp. 24-42

Harrison S M (1981) The Pilgrimage of Grace in the Lake Counties, 1536-7 London, Royal Historical Society

Hilton J A ‘Catholicism in Northumberland ‘ in Northern History Vols. 13-14  1977-78

Hughes E (1965)  North Country Life in the Eighteenth Century  Vol. II Cumberland and Westmoreland 1700-1830  London, Oxford University Press

Morris J E (1903) ‘Cumberland and Westmoreland Levies in the Time of Edward I and Edward II’ CWS2  Vol.3  pp.307-27

Nicolson J and Burn R (1777, reprinted 1976) The History and Antiquities of the Counties of Westmoreland and Cumberland 2 vols.

Northumberland National Park Authority (2006) Historic Villages Atlas
Offler H S (1965) ‘A note on the early history of the Priory of Carlisle’ CWS2 Vol.65 pp. 176-81

Orwin C S and Whetham E H  (1971)  History of British Agriculture 1846-1914 Newton Abbot, David and Charles

Overton  M (1996)  Agricultural Revolution in England Cambridge, CUP

Palliser D M (1979)   Tudor York Oxford, Oxford University Press

Palliser D M (1979)  Medieval York Oxford, OUP

Palliser D M (1985) ‘A Regional Capital as Magnet: Immigrants  to York 1477-1566’ Yorkshire Archaeological Journal Vol. 57 pp.111-23

Parker FHM The Pipe Rolls of Cumberland and Westmoreland 1222-1260 Extra Series: Vol. XII Kendal, The Society

Parson and White (1829) Principal Inhabitants of Cumberland and Westmorland

Prescott J E (Ed.) (1897) Register of the Priory of Wetheral (1897) London and Kendal

Raine A. (Ed.)  Yorkshire Records Register of Freemen i. 216-22; iii.130.

Reaney PH and Wilson RM (1997) The Oxford Dictionary of English Surnames Oxford, OUP

Reaney P H (1967)  The Origin of English Surnames London

Rose R K (1984) The Bishops and Diocese of Carlisle; church and society in the Anglo-Scottish border 1292-1395 Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Edinburgh

Rollinson W (1975) A History of Man in the Lake District London, J M Dent and Sons

Smith E C (1980) New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper and Row

Spence R T ‘The Pacification of the Cumberland Borders 1593-1628’ in Northern History Vols. 13-14 1977-78

Stevenson J (Ed.) (1839) Chronicon de Lanercost 1 Edinburgh, Bannatyne Club

Summerson H (1993) Medieval Carlisle: The City and the Borders from the Late Eleventh to the Mid-Sixteenth Century Cumberland and Westmoreland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society Extra Series: Vol. XXV  Kendal, The Society

Surtees Society (1872) Vol.57  Register of the Guild of Corpus Christi, York

Surtees Society (1878) Vol.68  Household Books of Lord William Howard of Naworth Castle

Surtees Society (1898) Vol.100  Durham Account Rolls for 1420

Surtees Society (1900) Vol.102  Freemen of York

Surtees Society (1917) Vol.130  Memorials of the Abbey of St Mary of Fountains

Surtees Society (1934) Vol.176  Craster HHE and Thornton ME (Eds.) Vol.148 The Chronicle of St. Mary’s Abbey, York

Surtees Society (1953) Vol.168  Naworth Accounts 1648-1660

Surtees Society (1955) Estate Accounts of the Earls of Northumberland 1562-1637

Surtees Society (1956) Vol.182 Storey RL  The Register of Thomas Langley, Bishop of Durham 1406-1437

Surtees Society (1958)  Vol.168  Hudleston CR  Naworth Estate and Household Accounts 1648-1660

Surtees Society (1971-72) Kirby DA Vols. 183, 184  Parliamentary Surveys of the Bishopric of Durham

Surtees Society (1981) Fraser CM (ed.) Northern Petitions

Surtees Society (2003) Winchester AJL and Wane M (eds.) Thomas Denton: A Perambulation of Cumberland 1687-88

Victoria County History of Cumberland (1901-05) 2 Vols. London, Constable

Victoria County History City of York (1961) 

Winchester A J L  (1987) Landscape and Society in Medieval Cumbria Edinburgh, John Donald Publishers

Winchester A J L  (2000)  Harvest of the Hills: Rural Life in Northern England and the Scottish Borders 1400-1700 Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press