Lonsdale Records/Clothing, uniform and equipment

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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/L13/13/60–76

Clothing, Uniform and Equipment

  • D LONS/L13/13/60: Register (alphabetically arranged) of soldiers, date of enlistment and arms and equipment issued - date: September 1914 - January 1945
  • D LONS/L13/13/61: Ledger of infantry equipment received - date: 6 October 1914 - 31 March 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/62: Papers re the supply of uniforms, coal and coke, clothing and food - date: 26 November 1914 - 22 April 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/63: Monthly accounts of clothing and equipment issued to named soldiers - date: December 1914 - April 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/64: Papers (including samples) re the purchase of khaki cloth, great coats, kit bags and other equipment - date: 6 September 1914 - 11 June 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/65: File re the provision and use of rifles and other equipment - date: 30 September 1914 - 16 June 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/66: General Equipment Indent duplicate book - date: 22 October 1914 - 28 June 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/67: Account of stock received and issued by the storemen at the Quartermaster's stores - date: 19 January - 19 August 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/68: Monthly indents of free and paid issues of personal clothing and kit - date: November 1914 - August 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/69: Papers re quartermasters, including appointments, ordering of stores, duties - date: 14 October 1914 - 4 September 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/70: Papers re clothing and uniform, including shirts, boots, coats, trousers - date: 11 September 1914 - 11 September 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/71: Monthly returns of arms, accoutrements, public clothing and barrack furniture - date: 12 June - 12 October 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/72: Lists of goods withdrawn from stores - date: 11 November 1914 - 29 October 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/73: File re the organisation of a public appeal for the donation of field glasses - date: 4 December 1914 - 6 April 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/74: Series of numbered letters (incomplete) from people donating field glasses and lists of donors and to whom the glasses were distributed - date: 17 November 1914 - 7 November 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/75: Papers re the provision of clothing, khaki material, and a wide variety of equipment - date: 10 September 1914 - 16 November 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/76: Register of kit and equipment issued and returned - date: 22 March - 20 November 1915

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