Maps and Images

Methodist Chapels

An (incomplete) A-Z of pictures of Primitive Methodist chapels with a brief description.





Old Maps Online

Works best with a Firebox browser.


Backhouse Map, 1773

Map of the Quarterly Meetings of Quakers in Lancaster, Westmorland, Cumberland, Northumberland, Durham and York by James Backhouse, 1773.


Cumbria from the Air

Britain from Above 1919-1953


Cumbria Image Bank

Cumbria County Council's online collection of photographs from around Cumbria.


OS 6" Maps of Cumbria

Zoomable copies of the Ordance Survey six-inch to the mile maps have been made freely available online by the National Museum of Scotland:


Cumbria Railways

Website dedicated to the lost railways of Northern Cumbria. Includes information and photographs:


Deserted Villages

This website, pruduced by the University of Hull, is dedicated to the study of Deserted Medieval Settlements. Compared with over eighty for Northamptonshire, Cumberland had eight, Westmorland two, but none in Lancashire!


Greenwood Maps (2nd ed. 1844)

Available from the Lorton and Derwent Fells LHS website


Guide to the Lakes

Hosted by Portsmouth University, this website offers a miscelleny of topographical maps, geological maps, railway maps, and road maps, as well as prints and notes on a range of topics:


Hardman Photo Library

Hosted by the Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry, Kendal: