Finsthwaite, Lancashire

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[[Image:St_Peter's_Church,_Finsthwaite_Lancashire.jpeg|thumb|right|Finsthwaite St Peter]]
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Guide to '''Finsthwaite, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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[[Image:St Peter's Church, Finsthwaite Lancashire.jpeg|thumb|right|St Peter's Church, Finsthwaite Lancashire.jpeg]]  
  
 
== Chapelries History  ==
 
== Chapelries History  ==
  
Finsthwaite St Peter was created a chapel of ease&nbsp;in 1724 from [[Colton, Lancashire]] Ecclesiastical Parish. <br>
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Finsthwaite (St Peter) was created a '''chapel of ease''' in 1724 (allowed to perform marriages) from [[Colton, Lancashire|Colton]] Ecclesiastical Parish in the union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 8½ miles (N. E. by N.) from Ulverston. It is bounded on the north-east by the outlet of Windermere lake. The present church was a replacement built in 1873-4.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50963#s16 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 235-238. Date accessed: 13 August 2013.</ref>
 
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Finsthwaite is a small village in the South Lakeland District,since 1974 in the county of Cumbria. It is located near the Furness Fells and Lake Windermere. <br>
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The present church was a replacement built in 1873-4, to a design by Paley and Austin, in slate and sandstone.<br>
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"FINSTHWAITE, a parochial chapelry, in the parish of Coulton, union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 8½ miles (N. E. by N.) from Ulverston. It is bounded on the north-east by the outlet of Windermere lake. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £76; patrons, the Landowners. The chapel, dedicated to St. Peter, was consecrated and made parochial in 1725; it has been enlarged, and 30 free sittings provided. There is a small endowment for a school, by James Dixon, in 1729."
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From: ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis(1848), pp. 235-238. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50963 Date accessed: 30 June 2010.
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
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Finsthwaite chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Colton, Lancashire|Colton]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''FINSTHWAITE ST PETER Chapelry&nbsp; (1725) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1727-1901]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''[[Colton, Lancashire|COLTON]] HOLY TRINITY PARISH&nbsp;(1623) Indexes '''''(ancient parish containing FINSTHWAITE Chapelry)''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Finsthwaite and comprising the whole ancient parish of Colton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Colton, Lancashire|COLTON PARISH]] page.
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==== Census records  ====
 
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{{British Census|306914}}  
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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Guide to Finsthwaite, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

St Peter's Church, Finsthwaite Lancashire.jpeg

Contents

Chapelries History

Finsthwaite (St Peter) was created a chapel of ease in 1724 (allowed to perform marriages) from Colton Ecclesiastical Parish in the union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 8½ miles (N. E. by N.) from Ulverston. It is bounded on the north-east by the outlet of Windermere lake. The present church was a replacement built in 1873-4.[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

Finsthwaite chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Colton 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


FINSTHWAITE ST PETER Chapelry  (1725) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1725-1882 1727-1901 1725-1905
LOPC 1726-1840 1727-1839 None
LBMD None None None
FMP None 1727-1836 None
COLTON HOLY TRINITY PARISH (1623) Indexes (ancient parish containing FINSTHWAITE Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1623-1655, 1676-1870 1626-1648, 1676-1854 1676-1870
LOPC 1811-1825 1811-1825 1811-1825
LBMD None None None
FMP None 1626-1837 None


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Finsthwaite and comprising the whole ancient parish of Colton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the COLTON 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

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

Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 235-238. Date accessed: 13 August 2013.