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Guide to '''Coniston, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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Guide to '''Coniston, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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== Chapelry History  ==
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=== Chapelry History  ===
  
CONISTON, MONK, with Skelwith, a '''township''', in the parish of Hawkshead, union of Ulverston,hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles (W. by N.) from Hawkshead. Slate quarrying and tourism are the two main sources of employment in the village. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50894#s12 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 679-682. Date accessed: 23 September 2013.</ref>  
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CONISTON, MONK, with Skelwith, a '''township''', in the parish of Hawkshead, union of Ulverston,hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles (W. by N.) from Hawkshead. Slate quarrying and tourism are the two main sources of employment in the village. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50894#s12 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 679-682. Date accessed: 23 September 2013.</ref>  
  
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[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/LAN/Coniston/ Coniston on GENUKI]<br>
  
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53336 British History online Monks Coniston<br>  
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Latest revision as of 01:39, 2 May 2015

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

Coniston, Lancashire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Lonsdale
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Ulverston PLU
Registration District Ulverstone
Records begin
Parish registers: 1599
Bishop's Transcripts: 1689
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

Chapelry History

CONISTON, MONK, with Skelwith, a township, in the parish of Hawkshead, union of Ulverston,hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles (W. by N.) from Hawkshead. Slate quarrying and tourism are the two main sources of employment in the village. [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.

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks

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

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 306916.


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.

Taxation

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Websites

Coniston on GENUKI

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53336 British History online Monks Coniston

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 679-682. Date accessed: 23 September 2013.
 

 

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