Thursday, 6 March 2014

Cumbria Archive Service revised opening hours

From the Federation of Family History Societies (

Cumbria Archive Service ( will shortly introduce revised opening hours for an interim period until a public consultation about future archive service delivery takes place. From 7th April 2014, our opening hours will be as follows:

Barrow: Closed Mondays; Open Tuesday-Friday 9.30-13.00, 14.00 – 17.00 and Wednesday evening 17.00-19.00. Open the 1st Saturday every month 10.00 – 13.00, 14.00-16.00

Carlisle: Closed Mondays; Open Tuesday- Friday 9.30-12.30, 13.30-17.00
Open the 2nd Saturday every month, 9.30-12.30, 13.00-16.00

Kendal: Closed Mondays; Open Tuesday – Friday 9.30-17.00

Whitehaven: Closed Mondays; Open Tuesday – Friday 9.30-12.30, 13.30-17.00 and Wednesday evening 17.00 – 19.00. Open every other Saturday 9.00-13.00.

Please pass onto your colleagues and researchers

Many thanks


Peter J Eyre
Assistant County Archivist
Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

(With thanks to Beryl Evans)


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