Lonsdale Records/Attestations

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Main article: List of Surviving Lonsdale Records

The list of Lonsdale Records relating to the Lowther family and the Earls of Lonsdale are stored at the Cumbria Record Office (Carlisle Headquarters). The Lowther Family Estate have thousands of records listed in various categories and sub-categories ranging from DLons/L5 to DLons/L25. The records relating to the 11th Border Regiment (Lonsdale) range from DLons/L13/13/1 to DLons/L13/13/282

D LONS/L13/13/13–16


  • D LONS/L13/13/13 Attestation papers - date: 22 September - 17 November 1914
  • D LONS/L13/13/14 Medical history forms of recruits found to be unfit; also includes attestation papers - date: 5 October 1914 - 27 January 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/15 Lists of attestation papers sent to the Regimental Paymaster and Records Officer - date: 6 October 1914 - 6 May 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/16 Stray attestations - date: 8 April - 13 July 1915

—For access to the above records please contact the Cumbria Archive Centre (Carlisle)