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Guide to Cartmel Fell, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Cartmel Fell, Lancashire
St Anthony's Church, Cartmell Fell Lancashire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Lonsdale
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Ulverston PLU
Registration District Ulverstone
Records begin
Parish registers: 1754
Bishop's Transcripts: 1857
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Furness and Cartmel
Diocese Chester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Contents

Chapel History

CARTMEL-FELL, (St Anthony) Church was built in 1504 as a chapel of ease to serve the local farming community in the parish of Cartmel Priory, and situated in the Winster valley. The parish of Cartmell Parish is in the union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 8 miles (W. S. W.) from Kendal. It is situated on the borders of Westmorland, and on the Winster river. [1]

See also and List of Chapelries in Cartmel Parish.

Cartmel Fell is a hill in the South Lake District, since 1974 in Cumbria, England. It is also the name given to the hamlet situated at the base of the fell and the civil parish that includes it. The modern parish is in the Diocese of Carlisle.

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks

An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/

Church records

Online Records

Church of England

Cartmel-Fell chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Cartmel to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

FS =FamilySearch.org
LOPC=Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project
FMP =findmypast
LBMD =LancashireBMD.org.uk
AC = Ancestry.co.uk
FREG =FreeReg


CARTMEL-FELL ST ANTHONY Chapelry (1857) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1857-1882 1860-1865 1857-1883
LOPC None None None
LBMD None None None
CARTMEL ST MARY AND ST MICHAEL PARISH (1558) Indexes (ancient parish containing CARTMEL-FELL Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1559-1724, 1832-1882 1559-1723, 1832-1880 1832-1882
LOPC 1832-1870 1832-1869 1832-1869
LBMD None None None
FMP None 1559-1837 None
AC 1559-1661 1559-1661 1559-1661
FREG 1558-1661 1559-1648 1622-1659 (part.)


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Cartmel-Fell and comprising the whole ancient parish of Cartmel to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the CARTMEL PARISH page.


Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 306914.


Poor Law Unions

Ulverston Poor Law Union,Lancashire

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Lancashire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

Cartmel Fell on GENUKI

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 523-526. Date accessed: 10 September 2013.

 

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