Volunteers' Handbook and other Guidance
The VCH Cumbria Volunteers' Handbook is now in its fourth edition. It combines information and sources specific to Cumbria with the national VCH Parish Template.
Advice for working as a group.
Advice on how to research the clergy since the 18th century by Dr Jane Platt
The National Archives [TNA] have produced research guides on many topics. You can search an alphabetical list here:
The national VCH Parish History Template consists of detailed guidance on the content of each chapter within a parish article, the order in which the sub-chapters should be presented and links to key resources.
Fourth edition of the VCH Cumbria Volunteers' Handbook, available to download as a pdf.
National Archives Research Guides
The National Archives have produced research guides on many topics. You can search an alphabetical list here: https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/