Kirkby Ireleth, Lancashire Genealogy

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Here is a [[List of Chapelries in Kirkby Ireleth Parish]]  
 
Here is a [[List of Chapelries in Kirkby Ireleth Parish]]  
  
[[Image:St_Cuthbert_Kirby_Ireleth.jpg|thumb|right|Kirkby Ireleth St Cuthbert]]
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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Kirkby Ireleth St Cuthbert wais an Ancient Parish in the county of Lancashire.  [[Broughton in Furness, Lancashire]] is a chapelry of Kirkby Ireleth.  
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Kirkby Ireleth St Cuthbert was an Ancient Parish in the county of Lancashire.  [[Broughton in Furness, Lancashire]] is a chapelry of Kirkby Ireleth.  
  
 
Other places in the parish include: Beanthwaite, Beckside, Chapel, Cross Beck, Gill Beck, Soutergate, Kirkby Moor, Low Quarter, Lower Quarter, Middle Quarter, Sandside, and Grisebeck.  
 
Other places in the parish include: Beanthwaite, Beckside, Chapel, Cross Beck, Gill Beck, Soutergate, Kirkby Moor, Low Quarter, Lower Quarter, Middle Quarter, Sandside, and Grisebeck.  
  
The parish of Kirkby Ireleth is listed in the [[Domesday Book]] and is of Norse origin. Kirkby Ireleth is mentioned in the [[Domesday Book]] as one of the townships forming the Manor of Hougun held by Earl Tostig.<br>  
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The parish of Kirkby Ireleth is listed in the [[Domesday Book]] and is of Norse origin. Kirkby Ireleth is mentioned in the [[Domesday Book]] as one of the townships forming the Manor of Hougun held by Earl Tostig.<br>
  
 
The modern name for Kirkby is Kirkby-in Furness. Kirkby-in-Furness is a village in the Furness area of Cumbria, England. It is about 5 km south of Broughton in Furness and 8 km northwest of Ulverston. It is one of the largest villages on the peninsula's north-western coast, looking out over the Duddon estuary and the mountains of the Lake District. Its borders are the biggest for a village in the UK.  
 
The modern name for Kirkby is Kirkby-in Furness. Kirkby-in-Furness is a village in the Furness area of Cumbria, England. It is about 5 km south of Broughton in Furness and 8 km northwest of Ulverston. It is one of the largest villages on the peninsula's north-western coast, looking out over the Duddon estuary and the mountains of the Lake District. Its borders are the biggest for a village in the UK.  
  
Since 1974 the Furness area is part of Cumbria (historically Lancashire). the Parish is within the Diocese of Carlisle.<br><br>KIRKBY-IRELETH (St. Cuthbert), a parish, in the union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4½ miles (N. W. by W.) from Ulverston; containing 3449 inhabitants, and including the chapelries of Broughtonin-Furness, Seathwaite, and Woodland with Heathwaite, the township of Dunnerdale, the districts of Low-Quarter and Middle-Quarter, and the extra-parochial places of Waitham-Hill, Mosshouses, Marshfield, and Herdhouse. The parish is separated from that of Millom, in the county of Cumberland, by the river Duddon, which falls into the Irish Sea; it comprises, exclusively of waste and common, about 1000 acres of inclosed and cultivated land, with a tolerable portion of wood. The soil is of a clayey nature, alternated with tracts of lighter quality, and there are some good meadows; quarries are wrought of dark blue slate, which is conveyed to distant places. Railway communication has been opened up, to Whitehaven on the one side, and to Ramsyde, on Morecambe bay, on the other. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £5. 6. 8.; net income, £125; patrons and appropriators, the Dean and Chapter of York. The church contains several ancient monuments, and the windows exhibit some beautiful specimens of stained glass. There are chapels at Broughton-in-Furness, Woodland, and Seathwaite.
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Since 1974 the Furness area is part of Cumbria (historically Lancashire). the Parish is within the Diocese of Carlisle.<br><br>"KIRKBY-IRELETH St Cuthbert, '''a parish''', in the union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4½ miles northwest by west&nbsp;from Ulverston, and including separate&nbsp;chapels at&nbsp;Broughton-in-Furness, Seathwaite, and Woodland with Heathwaite, the township of Dunnerdale, the districts of Low-Quarter and Middle-Quarter, and the extra-parochial places of Waitham-Hill, Mosshouses, Marshfield, and Herdhouse. The parish is separated from that of Millom, in the county of Cumberland, by the river Duddon.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 692-697.&amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.</ref>&nbsp;
 
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From: ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 692-697. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51082 Date accessed: 01 July 2010.  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
 
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
  
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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{{Expand section|any unique information, such as ''the census for X year was destroyed''}}  
  
 
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census  
 
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census  
  
==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
  
 
[[Ulverston Poor Law Union,Lancashire]]  
 
[[Ulverston Poor Law Union,Lancashire]]  
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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==== Probate records<br> ====
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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<br> ==
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== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
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Here is a List of Chapelries in Kirkby Ireleth Parish

St Cuthbert Kirby Ireleth.jpg

Contents

Parish History

Kirkby Ireleth St Cuthbert was an Ancient Parish in the county of Lancashire.  Broughton in Furness, Lancashire is a chapelry of Kirkby Ireleth.

Other places in the parish include: Beanthwaite, Beckside, Chapel, Cross Beck, Gill Beck, Soutergate, Kirkby Moor, Low Quarter, Lower Quarter, Middle Quarter, Sandside, and Grisebeck.

The parish of Kirkby Ireleth is listed in the Domesday Book and is of Norse origin. Kirkby Ireleth is mentioned in the Domesday Book as one of the townships forming the Manor of Hougun held by Earl Tostig.

The modern name for Kirkby is Kirkby-in Furness. Kirkby-in-Furness is a village in the Furness area of Cumbria, England. It is about 5 km south of Broughton in Furness and 8 km northwest of Ulverston. It is one of the largest villages on the peninsula's north-western coast, looking out over the Duddon estuary and the mountains of the Lake District. Its borders are the biggest for a village in the UK.

Since 1974 the Furness area is part of Cumbria (historically Lancashire). the Parish is within the Diocese of Carlisle.

"KIRKBY-IRELETH St Cuthbert, a parish, in the union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4½ miles northwest by west from Ulverston, and including separate chapels at Broughton-in-Furness, Seathwaite, and Woodland with Heathwaite, the township of Dunnerdale, the districts of Low-Quarter and Middle-Quarter, and the extra-parochial places of Waitham-Hill, Mosshouses, Marshfield, and Herdhouse. The parish is separated from that of Millom, in the county of Cumberland, by the river Duddon.[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

Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

Reference

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 692-697.&nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.