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Guide to '''Lowick, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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[[Image:Lowick St Luke contributor Al Wilson.jpg|thumb|right|Lowick St Luke contributor Al Wilson.jpg]]  
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
Lowick St Luke was created a chapel of ease in 1743 from, and lying within the boundaries of [[Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.
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LOWICK, (St Luke) was created a '''chapel of ease''' in 1743 in the parish and union of [[Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire|Ulverston St Mary]], hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of Lancashire, 5½ miles (N.) from Ulverston. Lowick is made up of several small hamlets, including Woodgate, Lowick Bridge and Lowick Green. Other places in the parish include: Bay Fell, Higher Lowick, Upper Lowick, Lowick Common, Lower Subberthwaite, and Lower Lowick.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51122#s1 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 182-186. Date accessed: 19 August 2013.</ref>  
 
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Other places in the parish include: Bay Fell, Higher Lowick, Upper Lowick, Lowick Common, Lower Subberthwaite, and Lower Lowick. <br>
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Lowick is a village in Cumbria (until 1974 in Lancashire). It appears in records as early as 1202 as Lofwik, and later as Laufwik. The name derives from Old Norse "Lauf-vík" (meaning leafy bay).  
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Lowick is made up of several small hamlets, including Woodgate, Lowick Bridge and Lowick Green. The Green has a red phone box, one of the surviving few in Britain.<br>
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"LOWICK, '''a chapelry,'''''<b>in the parish</b>''and union '''''of Ulverston''''', hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of Lancashire, 5½ miles north&nbsp;from Ulverston.&nbsp;The chapel&nbsp;was originally erected in 1718 , bit rebuilt in 1817 ("the former chapel being ruinous)."<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 104-118. Adapted. Date accessed: 19 July 2010.</ref>  
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== 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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Lowick chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire|Ulverston]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
 
Lowick chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire|Ulverston]] 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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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Lowick and comprising the whole ancient parish of Ulverston to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire|ULVERSTON&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY]]&nbsp;PARISH page.  
 
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Lowick and comprising the whole ancient parish of Ulverston to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire|ULVERSTON&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY]]&nbsp;PARISH page.  
  
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{{British Census|306916}}  
 
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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[[Ulverston Poor Law Union,Lancashire]]  
 
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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.  
  
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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*'''1665-1667''' - Lancashire Hearth Tax: Lonsdale Hundred, Lowick. [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/e179/default.asp E 179/132/352], The National Archives. Microfilm: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228692}}.
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
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Guide to Lowick, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Lowick St Luke contributor Al Wilson.jpg

Contents

Chapelry History

LOWICK, (St Luke) was created a chapel of ease in 1743 in the parish and union of Ulverston St Mary, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of Lancashire, 5½ miles (N.) from Ulverston. Lowick is made up of several small hamlets, including Woodgate, Lowick Bridge and Lowick Green. Other places in the parish include: Bay Fell, Higher Lowick, Upper Lowick, Lowick Common, Lower Subberthwaite, and Lower Lowick.[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

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


LOWICK ST LUKE Chapelry  (1718) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1718-1873 1727-1872 1777-1873
LOPC 1777-1873 1778-1872 1778-1873
LBMD None None None
FMP None 1727-1837 None
AC 1718-1837 1718-1837 1718-1837
ULVERSTON ST MARY(ancient parish containing LOWICK Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1546-1910 1545-1914 1678-1903
LOPC 1771-1780, 1813-1841 1545-1617, 1771-1780, 1821-1841 1771-1780, 1814-1841
LBMD None None None
FMP None 1545-1837 None


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Lowick and comprising the whole ancient parish of Ulverston to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the ULVERSTON ST MARY 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 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.

Taxation

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. 182-186. Date accessed: 19 August 2013.