Carlisle Christ Church, Cumberland Genealogy
Guide to Carlisle Christ Church, Cumberland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Carlisle Christ Church, Cumberland|
|Poor Law Union||Carlisle|
|Parish registers: 1831|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1831|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Cumberland Record Office|
CARLISLE is comprised within the two parishes of St. Mary and St. Cuthbert. There are two district churches, namely, Holy Trinity, in the parish of St. Mary, and Christ Church, in that of St. Cuthbert. There are meeting-houses for Baptists, the Society of Friends, Independents, Wesleyans, Presbyterians and Roman Catholics.
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.
Bishop's transcripts for Christ Church Carlisle, 1831-1890 at the FHL
The following non-Church of England denominations were located somewhere in Carlisle, but the exact parish has not been identified:
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Society of Friends/Quaker
Church of England Parishes (and Chapelries)
- Carisle St Cuthbert - ancient parish - 1663
- Carlisle Christ Church - 1830
- Upperby Chapel - 1846
- Carlisle St Mary - ancient parish - 1648
- Carlisle Holy Trinity - 1831
- St James Chapelry - 1863
- St Paul Chapelry - 1870
- Wreay Chapelry - 1750
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 241285.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cumberland 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.
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Date accessed and adapted 23 July 2013.