Rushen, Isle of Man

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A guide to genealogy in Rushen, with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.

Rushen (Manx: Rosien) is a civil and ecclesiastical parish in the south-west corner of the Isle of Man.

The parish contains the villages of Port St. Mary (Manx: Purt le Moirrey) and Port Erin (Manx: Purt Çhiarn) and also includes the island of Calf of Man (Manx: Yn Cholloo).


For more information on Rushen see:


Civil Registration

Church Records

The parish church, Kirk Christ, was built in 1775. However, the ecclesiastical parish contained three chapels of ease: St. Catherine’s at Port Erin; St. Mary’s at Port St. Mary and St. Peter's at Cregneash.

Census Records

Probate Records

Poor Law Union Records

Maps and Gazetteers

Web Sites