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Staveley St Mary contributor Alexander P Kapp

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Chapelry History

Staveley St Mary was an ancient chapel of ease created by 1718 from, and lying within the boundaries of   Cartmel, Lancashire Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Newby Bridge.Staveley is referred to as Staveley-in-Cartmel to avoid confusion with Staveley, Westmorland

The church is in the Diocese of Carlisle and the Archdeaconry of Windermere, St. Mary's is one of three parishes which constitute the Leven Valley Benefice.

Historically in Lancashire since 1974 Staveley has been in Cumbria.

"STAVELEY, a township-chapelry in Cartmel parish, Lancashire: at the foot of Windermere, 7 miles north of Cark and Cartmel. The church was enlarged in 1864.." 
John Marius Wilson,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870)

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

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

Census records

http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

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

Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-422155-church-of-st-mary-staveley-in-cartmel British listed Buildings online

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