The Cumbria County History Trust (CCHT) was set up in May 2010 with the aim of producing a permanent, detailed record of the history of Cumbria, as part of the Victoria County History project, founded in 1899, which aims to write the definitive history of every place in every county in England. Learn more about VCH Cumbria here.
CCHT is a membership organisation: if you would like to join us, there is an APPLICATION FORM here - or you can learn more about CCHT here.
From the start, our work has been co-ordinated and overseen by Lancaster University's Regional Heritage Centre, and has been supported by generous grants from the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society
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