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Guide to Skiddaw, Cumberland family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Skiddaw, Cumberland
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Allerdale below Derwent
County Cumberland
Poor Law Union Cockermouth PLU
Registration District Cockermouth
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Cumberland Record Office

Contents

Parish History

SKIDDAW, or also called Underskiddaw, a small chapelry in the parish of Kewsick, in the centre of Cumberland.[1]

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.

Church records

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 241278.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cumberland 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

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Web sites

References

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-2, Date accessed and adapted 6 August 2013.

 

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