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== Parish History  ==
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Guide to '''Pennington, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
Pennington St Michael is an Ancient Parish in the county of Lancashire.  
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[[Image:Pennington St Michael contributor Alexander P Kapp.jpg|thumb|right|Pennington St Michael contributor Alexander P Kapp.jpg]]
  
Pennington, since 1974 in Cumbria is a small village/hamlet in Furness, a region of Cumbria. Pennington lies in between Ulverston and Lindal.
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== Parish History  ==
  
There are a set of stocks outside the Church gate that were used to punish offenders and there are runic inscriptions within the churchyard. Pennington 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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PENNINGTON (St Michael), a '''parish''', in the union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of Lancashire, 1½ mile west by southwest of Ulverston. The church was erected in 1826. The modern parish in the Diocese of Carlisle.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51208#s25 A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 545-549. Adapted. Date accessed: 1 October 2013.</ref>
 
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The modern parish in the Diocese of Carlisle.<br>
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PENNINGTON (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of Lancashire, 1½ mile (W. S. W.) from Ulverston; containing 388 inhabitants. This place, which in Domesday book is styled "Pennigetun," belonged to a local family, one of whom, Gamel de Pennington, was a very considerable person at the time of the Conquest. From him descended Sir John Pennington, who commanded the left wing of the army in an expedition into Scotland under the Earl of Northumberland; Sir John was much attached to Henry VI., and gave him a secret asylum at Muncaster (the family seat in Cumberland), for some time, in his flight from his enemies. The grandson of this knight distinguished himself at the battle of Flodden; and was ancestor of William Pennington, who was created a baronet in June 1676: the fifth baronet of the family was elevated to the peerage in 1783, by the title of Baron Muncaster. This is one of the smallest parishes in the county, and contains fewer streams than any parish in North Lonsdale; the waters are small rills, and for the most part nameless. The area is 1632a. 2r., of ancient inclosure, and 1122 acres of common inclosed by an act obtained in 1821: most of the cultivated land is arable; about onefourth only consists of pasture. Iron-ore and blue slate abound. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Crown in right of the duchy of Lancaster; net income, £150; impropriator, the Arabic Professor in the university of Oxford. The church is an edifice of modern style, devoid of ornament, erected by subscription in 1826, at a cost of about £550, of which George IV. contributed £50, and the Incorporated Society £100.
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From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 545-549. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51208 Date accessed: 20 July 2010.
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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].  
  
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks ====
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==== Church records  ====
  
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
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'''Online Records'''
  
==== Church records  ====
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Pennington St Michael's parish registers&nbsp;have to a certain extent&nbsp;been&nbsp;transcribed and made accessible&nbsp;online&nbsp;at the following web sites and ranges of years''':'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series FindMyPast.co.uk (£)]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl FreeReg]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS ''' = [http://familysearch.org FamilySearch.org]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LBMD''' = [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk LancashireBMD.org.uk]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LOPC''' = [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/indexp.html Lancashire Online Parish Clerk]
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''PENNINGTON&nbsp;ST MICHAEL PARISH&nbsp;(1612) iNDEXES&nbsp;'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1613-1867]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1616-1866]'''&nbsp;
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://familysearch.org '''1814-1838''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/ 1837-1955]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''&nbsp;
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''[http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl 1612-1702]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl '''1612-1702''']
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl '''1612-1702''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''PENNINGTON&nbsp;CHRIST&nbsp;CHURCH&nbsp;Chapelry (1854) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''<u>Baptisms</u>'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''<u>Marriages</u>'''
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | '''<u>Burials</u>'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/marrind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1855-1950''']
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'''Original Records'''
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The original Pennington St&nbsp;Michael's parish registers and the chapelry registers of Christ Church are housed at the Cumbria Record Office, 140 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness LA 14 1XW.
  
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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Copies of original parish registers and Bishop's transcripts along with other church records for [https://familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=367188&subject_disp=England%2C+Lancashire%2C+Pennington+%28near+Ulverston%29+%2D+Church+records&columns=*,0,0 Pennington St Michael's are available on microfilm] at the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A. and its satellite [https://familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Centers] worldwide.
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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{{British Census|306916}}
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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==== Poor Law Unions<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, Pennington. [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 and Gazetteers<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]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
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== References  ==
  
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{{Reflist}} {{Lancashire}}
  
 
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Guide to Pennington, Lancashire family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Pennington St Michael contributor Alexander P Kapp.jpg

Contents

Parish History

PENNINGTON (St Michael), a parish, in the union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of Lancashire, 1½ mile west by southwest of Ulverston. The church was erected in 1826. The modern parish in the Diocese of Carlisle.[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.

Church records

Online Records

Pennington St Michael's parish registers have to a certain extent been transcribed and made accessible 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
PENNINGTON ST MICHAEL PARISH (1612) iNDEXES 
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1613-1867 1616-1866  1814-1838
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1837-1955 None 
FMP  None 1616-1837 None
FREG 1612-1702 1612-1702 1612-1702
PENNINGTON CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1854) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1855-1950 None
FMP None None None

Original Records

The original Pennington St Michael's parish registers and the chapelry registers of Christ Church are housed at the Cumbria Record Office, 140 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness LA 14 1XW.

Copies of original parish registers and Bishop's transcripts along with other church records for Pennington St Michael's are available on microfilm at the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A. and its satellite FamilySearch Centers worldwide.

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. 545-549. Adapted. Date accessed: 1 October 2013.