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Parish History

Holme Island was anextra-parochial place just off of the coast of Cartmel Parish and Westmorland County, having its own jurisdiction.

HOLME ISLAND, a small island on the south-western verge of Westmoreland; in Morecambe bay, near the mouth of the estuary of the Kent, 4½ miles WSW of Milnthorpe. It is impinged on by the Lancaster and Ulverstone railway.[1]


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.

  • Ulverston

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.

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