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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

Online Records

Church of England

Field Broughton 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.co.uk
LBMDLancashireBMD.org.uk
AC = Ancestry.co.uk
FREG = FreeReg


FIELD-BROUGHTON (EAST BROUGHTON) ST PETER Chapelry  (1859) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1859-1885 None 1859-1885
LOPC None None None
LBMD None None None
CARTMEL ST MARY AND ST MICHAEL PARISH (1558) Indexes (ancient parish containing FIELD BROUGHTON 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 Field Broughton 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

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Web sites

References

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

 

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