Register of Historical Papers

The following historical records and documents were delivered to the Assistant County Archivist, Cumbria County Council, The Castle, Carlisle on August 18th 1989 by the then Clerk to the Parish Council, Graham Wilde. They were subsequently transferred to the new County Archive Office at Lady Gillford House, Carlisle, where they are now lodged. Further documents (see below) were delivered to the Archive Office at Lady Gillford House, Carlisle on 12th May 2015 by the then Clerk, Antoinette Ward.

a) Overseers of the Poorhouse Accounts 1773 – 1795
1795 – 1813
1813 – 1831
1831 – 1849
1849 – 1872
Documents relating to building and eventual sale of
Poorhouse (now Denton House) 1779 – 1935

b) Register of Parish Apprentices July 1796 – Feb 1834

c) Wayguardians Assessment and Accounts 1823 – 1827

d) Rating Assessment 1826 – 1836

e) Valuation of the Parish 1839

f) Overseers Receipts and Payments book 1838 – 1847
1848 – 1868

g) Collectors Monthly Statements 1868 – 1875

h) Minutes of Vestry Meetings 1868 – 1894

i) Minutes of Parish Meetings
and Annual Parish Meetings 1894 – 1981

j) Receipts and Payments by Parish Council 1898 – 1922

k) Caldbeck and Hesket Newmarket Water Supply 1896 – 1902

l) Valuation of the Parish 1922

m) Annual Financial Statements – Parish Council 1928 – 1977

n) Annual Receipts and Payments – Parish Council 1967 – 1976

o) Minutes of Parish Council Meetings 13/12/1894 – 16/8/1935
18/10/1935 – 15/11/1977
Added later: 3/1/1978 – 21/10/1985
9/12/1985 – 9/8/1993

On the 12th May 2015 the following documents were delivered to the Archive Office at Lady Gillford House, Carlisle:

p) Minutes of Parish Council Meetings and Annual Parish Meetings 1993 – 2012.

q) Members’ Declarations of Office 1894 – 1974

r) Ordnance Survey sheets 1862