Archive centreCarlisle
TitleHoward Family of Naworth
DescriptionDocuments mainly relating to the administration of the estates of the Howard family in Cumberland, with substantial material relating to estates in Northumberland, and some in Co Durham, and Yorkshire. The records cover some personal, especially financial, material of the family, and occasional earlier material relating to the earls' antecedents the Dukes of Norfolk and Lords Dacre. The Cumberland estate records include; Ainstable, Armathwaite, Askerton, Bewcastle, Boothby, Brampton, Carlatton, Carlisle, Castle Carrock, Corby, Croglin, Crosby, Cumrew, Cumwhitton, Nether Denton, Upper Denton, Easby, Farlam, Featherstone, Geltsdale, Gilsland, Hallbankgate, Hayton, Fenton, Irthington, Lanercost, Laversdale, Milton, Naworth, Newbiggin, Newby, Rockcliffe, Stapleton, Talkin, Troddermain, Walton
Date13th century-20th century
ContextThe Howard family documents, formerly at Naworth Castle, the Cumberland home of the Earls of Carlisle, were deposited in Durham in 1954 & 1960. These documents were preserved in the Department of Palaeography & Diplomatic, Durham University, until they were transferred to Durham University Library in 1992. The records were subsequently transferred to the Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle, in August 2012.
Catalogue levelFonds
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