Silloth Christ Church, Cumberland Genealogy
Guide to Silloth Christ Church, Cumberland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Silloth Christ Church, Cumberland|
|Hundred||Allerdale below Derwent|
|Poor Law Union||Wigton|
|Parish registers: 1872|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Cumberland Record Office|
SILLOTH, a seaport town and a chapelry, in Holme-Cultram parish, Cumberland, 22½ miles W by S of Carlisle.
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.
Parish registers for Christ Church, Silloth, 1872-1931
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 241280.
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.
- John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-2 Date accessed and adapted 6 August 2013.