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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." 
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 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:
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)|
|FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)|
|FREG = FreeReg|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|FIELD-BROUGHTON (EAST BROUGHTON) ST PETER Chapelry (1859) Indexes|
|CARTMEL ST MARY AND ST MICHAEL PARISH (1558) Indexes (ancient parish containing FIELD BROUGHTON Chapelry)|
|FS||1559-1724, 1832-1882||1559-1723, 1832-1880||1832-1882|
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 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
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.
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