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Welcome to the Regional Heritage Centre

(Incorporating the Centre for North-West Regional Studies)

Department of History



Our Study Days and Events can now be booked online

Please visit our Study Days and Events page for details of our programme. Bookings can be made through the University's online store.

Special offers on our publications: click here on to see our current listing.

Our latest publication, Printed Maps of Lancashire: the first two hundred years, can be found here.

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Victoria County HistoryVictoria County History of Cumbria

A community local history project, involving over 90 volunteers working under supervsion from Lancaster University towards creating parish histories for the Victoria County History (VCH), the leading national work of reference for local history.

The project is being organised by the Cumbria County History Trust (Charity No. 1137379).

Visit the project website. More information is available here.


Saturday 29 November 2014:

County Maps - mapping the region before the Ordnance Survey

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