Seathwaite, Lancashire

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Guide to '''Seathwaite, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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[[Image:Holy Trinity Church, Seathwaite.jpeg|thumb|right|Holy Trinity Church, Seathwaite.jpeg]]  
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
Seathwaite&nbsp; Holy Trinity was a chapel of ease created in 1738 from, and lying within the boundaries of&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Kirkby Ireleth, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish. See also [[List of Chapelries in Kirkby Ireleth Parish]]<br>
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SEATHWAITE, a '''chapelry''', in the township of Dunnerdale and Seathwaite, parish of [[Kirkby_Ireleth,_Lancashire|Kirkby Ireleth]], union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 17 miles (N. by W.) from Ulverston. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51261#s22 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 36-40.''] Date accessed: 26 August 2013.</ref>  
 
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The name Seathwaite derives from a combination of the old Norse words sef (sedges) and thveit (clearing) and may be taken to mean "Sedges clearing". The name, then spelled Seuthwayt, first appeared in written records dating from 1340.<br>
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Seathwaite is a village in the Duddon Valley&nbsp; and since 1974 in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria. It lies within the Lake District National Park, and is part of the civil parish of Dunnerdale with Seathwaite,. The nearby Seathwaite Tarn (west of the Coniston Fells) takes its name from the village. The village is northeast of Hall Dunnerdale and southwest of the Tarn.<br>
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The Church of the Holy Trinity&nbsp; was originally built in the early 16th century. William Wordsworth visited the church and dedicated one of his 35 Duddon Sonnets to the place and to the Reverend Robert Walker (1709–1802) who was parson at the church for 66 years. The church contains a memorial plaque to Walker, who was known as "Wonderful Walker" because of his long and exemplary ministry. Wordsworth refers to him in the sonnet as someone "whose good works formed an endless retinue". The church itself was completely rebuilt in 1874 due to its rundown state, it was reconsecrated in May 1875. The modern parish is in the Diocese of Carlisle.<br>
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The name Seathwaite derives from a combination of the old Norse words sef (sedges) and thveit (clearing) and may be taken to mean "Sedges clearing". The name, then spelled Seuthwayt, first appeared in written records dating from 1340.<br>  
  
"SEATHWAITE, '''a chapelry''', in the township of Dunnerdale and Seathwaite, '''''parish of Kirkby Ireleth''''', union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 17 miles north by west&nbsp;of&nbsp;Ulverston."<ref>&amp;nbsp;''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 36-40.&amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 21 July 2010.</ref>  
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Seathwaite is a village in the Duddon Valley&nbsp; and since 1974 in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria. It lies within the Lake District National Park, and is part of the civil parish of Dunnerdale with Seathwaite,. The nearby Seathwaite Tarn (west of the Coniston Fells) takes its name from the village. The village is northeast of Hall Dunnerdale and southwest of the Tarn.<br>  
  
 
== 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  ====
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Seathwaite chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Kirkby Ireleth, Lancashire|Kirkby Ireleth]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
 
Seathwaite chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Kirkby Ireleth, Lancashire|Kirkby Ireleth]] 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 Seathwaite and comprising the whole ancient parish of Kirkby Ireleth to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Kirkby Ireleth, Lancashire|KIRKBY&nbsp;IRELETH]] PARISH page.  
 
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Seathwaite and comprising the whole ancient parish of Kirkby Ireleth to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Kirkby Ireleth, Lancashire|KIRKBY&nbsp;IRELETH]] PARISH page.  
  
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{{British Census|306915}}  
 
{{British Census|306915}}  
  
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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[[Ulverston Poor Law Union,Lancashire]]  
 
[[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.  
  
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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, Seathwaite. [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  ==
 
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{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
  
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Guide to Seathwaite, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Holy Trinity Church, Seathwaite.jpeg

Contents

Chapelry History

SEATHWAITE, a chapelry, in the township of Dunnerdale and Seathwaite, parish of Kirkby Ireleth, union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 17 miles (N. by W.) from Ulverston. [1]

The name Seathwaite derives from a combination of the old Norse words sef (sedges) and thveit (clearing) and may be taken to mean "Sedges clearing". The name, then spelled Seuthwayt, first appeared in written records dating from 1340.

Seathwaite is a village in the Duddon Valley  and since 1974 in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria. It lies within the Lake District National Park, and is part of the civil parish of Dunnerdale with Seathwaite,. The nearby Seathwaite Tarn (west of the Coniston Fells) takes its name from the village. The village is northeast of Hall Dunnerdale and southwest of the Tarn.

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

Seathwaite chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Kirkby Ireleth 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


SEATHWAITE Chapelry (1684) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1684-1855 1737-1835  1737-1856 
LOPC None None None 
FMP None 1737-1836 None
KIRKBY IRELETH ST CUTHBERT PARISH (1681) Indexes (ancient parish containing SEATHWAITE Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1697-1812 None  None
LOPC 1791-1838 1790-1838 1790-1838
FMP  None 1728-1837 None


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Seathwaite and comprising the whole ancient parish of Kirkby Ireleth to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the KIRKBY IRELETH 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 306915.


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. 36-40. Date accessed: 26 August 2013.