Holme & District Local History Society


The society was founded in 1979 for members who are interested in the local history of the southern parishes of  the former county of Westmorland.
They have monthly meetings for talks and visits in the area.

The Society has produced the following publications:

Burton-in-Kendal, Clawthorpe and Dalton. Photographic memories.
Kath Hayhurst. 2003. 8.00GBP +p&p

More South Westmorland News 1832-1835.
Audrey Dent. 1999. 4.00GBP +p&p (Can/USA £5, Aus/NZ £5.25)

Historical walk through Burton-in-Kendal. (leaflet)
Kath Hayhurst. 2000. 50p + 1st class SAE (Can/USA £1, Aus/NZ £1.10)

Ordering details

Please send Sterling Cheques only, payable to Holme & District Local History Society and SAE as above to:
Miss D Spencer, Treasurer  2 Burton Park, Burton, CARNFORTH, Lancs LA6 1JB, ENGLAND

The Society has has also produced the following out of  print publications:

Burton & Holme in Times Past
South Westmorland News 1827-1831

which may be available through libraries