Lonsdale Records/Transfers

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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/L13/13/20-21–22

Transfers

  • D LONS/L13/13/20-21: Papers re transfers to, from and within the Battalion, including pay and mess books, statements of clothing and necessaries - date: 23 October 1914 - 15 November 1915
  • D LONS/L13/13/22: File re men requesting to leave the battalion on a temporary basis to undertake munitions work and those changing their minds in favour of overseas service - date: 17 April - 17 November 1915

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