Lonsdale Records/Officers (general)

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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/L13/13/31–40

Officers (general)

  • D LONS/L13/13/31: Papers re the appointment of adjutant - date: 29 September - 26 November 1914
  • D LONS/L13/13/32: Alphabetical list of officers rejected and accepted; record of army books and forms issued - date: October - November 1914
  • D LONS/L13/13/33: Papers re the appointment of chaplains - date: 23 September 1914 - 25 March 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/34: Rejected applications from men who wished to join the Battalion as officers - date: 19 September 1914 - 25 August 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/35: Papers re temporary commissions - date: 8 September 1914 - 24 September 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/36: Applications from men wishing to join the Battalion as officers - date: 7 September 1914 - 15 October 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/37: Papers re officers, commissions and temporary commissions - date: 16 September 1914 - 26 October 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/38: Papers re the transfer of officers from other regiments - date: 7 October 1914 - 5 November 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/39: Papers re the appointment of supernumerary officers - date: 12 March - 12 November 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/40: Papers re officers - date: November [1914] - 21 November 1915

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