Bolton, Westmorland Genealogy
|Poor Law Union||West Ward|
|Registration District||West Ward|
|Parish registers: 1647|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1668|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Westmorland Record Office|
BOLTON, achapelry, in the parish of Morland,West ward and union, county of Westmorland,4 miles (N. W. by W.) from Appleby. A meeting-house for Methodists was built in 1818.
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.
Bolton, Westmorland Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PRTs = Parish Register Transcripts (FamilySearch) - free|
|Bolton, Westmorland Genealogy Online Parish 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 464191.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Westmorland 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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