Field Broughton St Peter, Lancashire Genealogy

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Contents

Parish History

Broughton, Field St Peter was created a chapelry, created in 1748 from the Prish of Cartmel, Lancashire.

Broughton is a civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale since 1974 in Cumbria,  consisting of Great Broughton and Little Broughton. It is located on the River Derwent, about 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Workington. Historically referred to as Field Broughton to distinguish it from Broughton in Furness, Lancashire

"BROUGHTON (East), or Broughton-Field,a township-chapelry in Cartmel parish, Lancashire; 4 miles N of Cartmel." [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

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records

http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

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.

Web sites

References

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales(1870-72)