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[[Image:Rusland Church Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right|Rusland St Paul]]  
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Guide to '''Rusland, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
Rusland St Paul was created a chapel of ease by 1745 from, and lying within the boundaries of [[Colton, Lancashire|Coulton or Colton]] Ecclesiastical Parish. Rusland since 1974 has been in Cumbria following adminstrative boundary changes historically it was in Lancashire.<br>
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RUSLAND, a '''district chapelry''', in the parish of Coulton, union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 8½ miles north by northeast of Ulverston. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51250#s21 A Topographical Dictionary of England]''(1848), pp. 717-719.</ref>  
  
Arthur Michell Ransome (18 January 1884 – 3 June 1967) was an English author and journalist, best known for writing the Swallows and Amazons series of children's books. These tell of school-holiday adventures of children, mostly in the Lake District and the Norfolk Broads. Many of the books involve sailing; other common subjects include fishing and camping. The books remain so popular that they provide a basis of a tourist industry around Windermere and Coniston Water – the two lakes that Ransome used as the basis for his fictional North Country lake.  
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Rusland St Paul was created a chapel of ease by 1745 from, and lying within the boundaries of [[Colton, Lancashire|Coulton or Colton]] Ecclesiastical Parish. Rusland since 1974 has been in Cumbria following adminstrative boundary changes historically it was in Lancashire.<br>
  
He also wrote about the literary life of London, and about Russia before, during, and after the revolutions of 1917.<br>
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Ransome and his wife Evgenia lie buried in the churchyard of St Paul's Church, Rusland, Cumbria, in the southern Lake District.<br>
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"RUSLAND, '''a district chapelry, '''''<b>in the parish of Coulton</b>'', union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 8½ miles north by northeast&nbsp;of Ulverston.&nbsp;The chapel, dedicated to St. Paul, was consecrated in 1745."<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 717-719.&amp;nbsp;Adapted.&amp;nbsp;Date accessed: 20 July 2010.</ref>  
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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  ====
 
==== 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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Rusland chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials are currently unavailable; however, those of the ancient parish of [[Colton, Lancashire|Colton]], 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="6" | '''[[Colton, Lancashire|COLTON]] HOLY TRINITY PARISH&nbsp;(1623) Indexes '''''(ancient parish containing RUSLAND Chapelry)''
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Rusland and comprising the whole ancient parish of Colton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Colton, Lancashire|COLTON PARISH]] page.
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==== Census records  ====
 
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{{British Census|306914}}  
 
{{British Census|306914}}  
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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==== 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.  
  
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
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== Web sites  ==
 
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{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
  
== References ==
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Guide to Rusland, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Rusland Church Lancashire.jpg

Contents

Chapelry History

RUSLAND, a district chapelry, in the parish of Coulton, union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 8½ miles north by northeast of Ulverston. [1]

Rusland St Paul was created a chapel of ease by 1745 from, and lying within the boundaries of Coulton or Colton Ecclesiastical Parish. Rusland since 1974 has been in Cumbria following adminstrative boundary changes historically it was in Lancashire.


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

Rusland chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials are currently unavailable; however, those of the ancient parish of Colton, 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


COLTON HOLY TRINITY PARISH (1623) Indexes (ancient parish containing RUSLAND Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1623-1655, 1676-1870 1626-1648, 1676-1854 1676-1870
LOPC 1811-1825 1811-1825 1811-1825
LBMD None None None
FMP None 1626-1837 None


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Rusland and comprising the whole ancient parish of Colton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the COLTON 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 306914.


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

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 717-719.