Cumberland GenealogyEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

Return to the Cumberland County page.


It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]

General

Hodgson, Henry W. A Bibliography of the History and Topography of Cumberland & Westmorland. Carlisle, Cumberland: Joint Archives Committee for Cumberland and Westmorland. 1968. (301 pp.). Excellent. Headings for people and places.

Raymond, Stuart. Cumberland and Westmorland: A Genealogical Bibliography. Birmingham: Federation of Family History Societies. 1993. (67 pp). Includes 14 pages of references to 'family histories'.

Bibliography

[Asquith] Jackson, Herbert and Mary. "Captain Claude Asquuith DSC - Submarine Fighter", in Seagoing West Cumbrians. Maryport, Cumbria: Hirst-Jackson, 1995. p.73-80. WWI, includes family photograhs.

[Davidson] Jackson, Herbert and Mary. "Davidson Shipping Line, Harrington", in Seagoing West Cumbrians. Maryport, Cumbria: Hirst-Jackson, 1995. p. 81-89. Family and descendants of Joseph Davidson born 1819 in Branthwaite. 

[Millican] Jackson, Herbert and Mary. "Captain Joseph Millican in Sail and Steam", in Seagoing West Cumbrians. Maryport, Cumbria: Hirst-Jackson, 1995. p.4-31. Maryport sea captain born in 1854, includes 8 generation dropline chart.

[Nelson] Jackson, Herbert and Mary. "Captain Ben Nelson, 30 years Harbourmaster", in Seagoing West Cumbrians. Maryport, Cumbria: Hirst-Jackson, 1995. p.56-59. Harbourmaster at Maryport 1882 to 1913.

[Williamson] Jackson, Herbert and Mary. "Williamson, Shipbuilders, Harrington & Workington", in Seagoing West Cumbrians. Maryport, Cumbria: Hirst-Jackson, 1995.p.60-74. Family building ships from the 1830s to the 1930s, includes list of all ships built in Harrington, with date launched and tonnage, plus pictures.

[Wood] Jackson, Herbert and Mary. "Wood, Shipbuilders and the Eliza Heywood", in Seagoing West Cumbrians. Maryport, Cumbria: Hirst-Jackson, 1995. p.38-49. Shipbuilding family in Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport, includes 7 generation dropline chart and list of all ships built by the company with type, tonnage and date of launch.




 

Need additional research help? Contact our research help specialists.

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.


Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).

  • This page was last modified on 1 June 2011, at 14:34.
  • This page has been accessed 840 times.