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Welcome to the Beaumont Local History Repsoitory page. This page provides access to newspaper articles and clippings, mostly supplied by the Local History Group, providing information of people, places or events relating to the parish. To view videos of parish events go to our video page, to view other photographs not shown in the collections below, visit our photograph gallery and select the relevant gallery.

Past Parish Events

Details of the ongoing project to create a wildlife area in the grounds of Beaumont Parish Hall, click here.

Photographs of the Great Get Together Fun Day and Bring and Share Afternoon Tea held in at Beumont Parish Hall June 2017.

Photographs of the Curry and Quiz Night held at Beaumont Parish Hall in May 2017.

Photographs of the Craft event held at Beaumont Parish Hall in April 2017.

Photographs of the Egg Rolling outside St. Mary's Church, Beaumont at Easter 2017.

Photographs of the preparations making the Nativity scene in December 2016, St. Mary's Church, Beaumont.

Photographs of Beaumont Parish Hall 2016 Bonfire night celebrations.

Beaumont Parish Hall Flower, Craft and Produce Show 2016. Entry form, Schedule, Winner's list, Photographs of entries.

Photographs showing the extent of the flooding in the parish following Storm Desmond in December 2015.

Photographs of the Special Days event of Wedding Dresses, Christening Robes, in June 2015.

Photographs of the Egg Rolling outside St Mary's Church, Beauimont at Easter 2015.

Photographs of Beaumont Parish Hall 2014 Bonfire night celebrations.

Beaumont Parish Fall Flower Craft and Produce Show 2014. Schedule.

Poster and catalogue of the Auction of Promises in October 2014.

Photographs of Beaumont Parish Hall's Annual Over 60's Tea in 2008.

Photographs of the state of the roof and repairs to Beaumont Parish Hall in 2008.

Photographs of the Beetle Drive eveing at Beaumont Parisdh Hall in 2007.

Photographs of the Valentines Dance held at Beaumont Parish Hall in 2007.

Photographs of the Tree Planting event at Beaumont Parish Hall in 2007.

Photographs of the Fun Day held at Beaumont Parish Hall in 2002.

Photographs of the Open Museum Day in June 1978 at the then Rectory in Kirkandrews to raise funds for the organ at St. Mary's Church.

Beaumont Parish Hall Silver Jubilee Celebrations in June 1977. Programme of events page 1 page 2 page 3.

Beaumont Parish Hall June 1949 Industrial section. Catelogue page 1 page 2 page 3 page 4 Schedule page 1 page 2.

Catelogue of the 1944 Free Gift Aid Auction in aid of the proposed Beaumont Parish Hall. page 1. page 2.

Newspaper cuttings


Newspaper cutting showing a photograph of the frozen R. Eden between Stainton and Grinsdale.

Kirkandrews on Eden

Newspaper cutting showing 1914 army recruitment rally.

Newspaper cutting showing KOE station.

Newspaper cutting showing a view of KOE from 1968.

Newspaper cutting showing information of the Kirkandrews on Eden Salmon Fisheries, 1804. Fishery catch receipt 1928. Fisheries licence front and reverse dated 1931. 1967 salmon fishery catches. Covering letter to Billingsgate with records page 1 page 2. Blank certificate of origin.

Newspaper cuttings of the old Rectory "Village Museum" open day in June 1978, showing the Rectory as it might have appeared in 1845.


Poster of the Drovers Rest acoustic event during the beer festival in May 2017.

Newspaper cutting of The Drover's Rest c.1870.

Further afield

Newspaper cuttings of Bowness Railway Station, the canal resevoir and biscuit making at Denton Mill.

Newspaper cutting with information of milling at Denton Mill together with details of the Carlisle canal.


Newspaper cutting showing the Nicholson brothers at work.

Newspaper cutting of William and Olive Story's 60th wedding anniversary.

Newspaper cuttings showing the retirement of Olive Story as Postmistress in Kirkandrews on Eden.   2 . Letter from Beaumont PC.

Newspaper cutting of Nicholson brothers shoeing a horse at their smithy.

Newspaper cutting of Alan Hodgson with his sheep in 1993

Newspaper cutting of Margaret Vickers being interviewed as part of the Down Your Lane series.

Newspaper cutting showing Eve Johnson with her sign making business.

Newspaper cutting from 1997 showing the obituary of Mary Burgess aged 87.

Historical maps of the parish

1576 map by Christopher Saxton (an inferior image)

1720 map of the area

1686 map of New Sandsfield showing "John Holmes" New Mill and the Edward I monument.

c1686 map of Kirkandrews  and Beaumont.

1695 map by Robert Morden

1720 map.

1730 map showing Beaumont Parish.

1864 maps of Beaumont 1 & 2 , Kirkandrews 1 & 2 and Monkhill  1.

Port Carlisle to Carlisle railway map.

1918 map by Rev Euston J Nurse

Glebe Field Map of Kirkandrews on Eden showing the Glebe Field now the site of Beaumont Parish Hall.

1996 English Hertiage maps of Beaumont, Burgh, Kirkandrews and Monkhill, Wormanby 1 & 2 and Kirkandrews and Beaumont..

Graph showing the population of Beaumont Parish from 1801 to 2011.

Document logs for the Local History Group

File of document log.

John and Betty Woods collection.

John Huggon collection.

Molly Carr collection.

File of the holders of original documents.

Further photographs and articles can be found on our gallery pages.