Find out about local, family, military, industrial and house history, local cemeteries grave details and follow links to genealogy and local history websites.
Historic photographs are of Penrith railway station, Market Square and Devonshire Street. They come from the book Penrith: 'A Historical Record in Photographs'.
Find out about the former Robinson's School, its foundation, early history and how it became the Penrith and Eden Museum and Tourist Information Centre.
Find out how Penrith Town Hall was used and who used it during the Second World War. Read about how peace was declared from the town hall steps on VE Day.