Pennington, Lancashire Genealogy
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== Parish History ==
== 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.<ref>
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>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>
== Resources ==
== Resources ==
Revision as of 03:53, 10 April 2014
Guide to Pennington, Lancashire family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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.
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.
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|
|PENNINGTON CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1854) Indexes|
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 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
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.
- 1665-1667 - Lancashire Hearth Tax: Lonsdale Hundred, Pennington. E 179/132/352, The National Archives. Microfilm: FHL Film 2228692.
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