Rushen, Isle of Man

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Rushen Parish

Guide to Rushen Parish, Isle of Man ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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Parish-Rushen

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).

History

For more information on Rushen see:

Records

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

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