Lowick, Lancashire Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
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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, a chapelry, in the parish and union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of Lancashire, 5½ miles (N.) from Ulverston; containing 374 inhabitants. William de Lancaster, first baron of Kendal, granted certain lands here, temp. Henry II., to the Towers family, who conveyed them to the Lofwics in the reign of John. The estate was held by the Lofwics until it passed by marriage, in the reign of Henry VI., to the family of Ambrose, in whom it continued by descent till 1684, when, on failure of male issue, it came into the possession of the Latus family. The river Crake forms the eastern boundary of the chapelry; and the Ulverston and Broughton-inFurness road, the Broughton and Kendal road, and that between Ulverston and Coniston, pass through it. The surface is varied: in some parts the soil is very productive, in other parts there is much waste land; and the scenery, which is interspersed with wood, partakes in every direction of the mixed character of hill and dale. At Gawthorpe are some slate-quarries of ancient date, but they are now not profitable; others have been recently opened at Stone Dykes, from which large quantities of slate are obtained. There is a spade manufactory at Lowick Green, where a few hands are employed. Lowick Hall, formerly the residence of the Blencowes, and now the seat of the Misses Everard, maternally descended from that family, stands in a retired and beautiful situation, surrounded on all sides by trees, some of which are of ancient growth; a part of the building bears traces of great antiquity, but the greater portion is not more than a century old: it contains several paintings of considerable merit and value. The living is a perpetual curacy, with a net income of £90, and is in the patronage of the Misses Everard, who are the impropriators: there are a glebe-house, and a glebe of 8 acres. The chapel is a neat structure with accommodation for 250 persons; it was erected in 1817 (the former chapel being ruinous), at an expense of £300.
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[[Image:Lowick St Luke contributor Al Wilson.jpg|thumb|right|Lowick St Luke contributor Al Wilson.jpg]]
  
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== Chapelry History  ==
  
 
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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>
From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis&nbsp;(1848), pp. 182-186. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51122 Date accessed: 19 July 2010.
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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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
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==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== 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
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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
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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:
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''LOWICK ST LUKE Chapelry&nbsp; (1718) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Lowick/index.html '''1777-1873''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Lowick/index.html '''1778-1872''']
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Lowick/index.html '''1778-1873''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''[[Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire|ULVERSTON ST MARY]]'''''(ancient parish containing LOWICK Chapelry)''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1546-1910''']
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://familysearch.org '''1678-1903''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Ulverston/index.html '''1771-1780, 1813-1841''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Ulverston/index.html '''1545-1617, 1771-1780, 1821-1841''']
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Ulverston/index.html '''1771-1780, 1814-1841''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''
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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.
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{{British Census|306916}}
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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[[Ulverston Poor Law Union,Lancashire]]
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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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==== Taxation  ====
  
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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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]  
 
*[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.