Wetheral with Warwick, Cumberland Genealogy

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Guide to Wetheral with Warwick, Cumberland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Wetheral with Warwick, Cumberland
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Cumberland; Eskdale
County Cumberland
Poor Law Union Carlisle
Registration District Brampton; Carlisle
Records begin
Parish registers: 1674; Separate registers exist for Warwick beginning 1684
Bishop's Transcripts: 1665; Separate records exist for Warwick beginning 1666
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Carlisle
Diocese Carlisle
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Cumberland Record Office

Parish History

WETHERAL (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the union of Carlisle, chiefly in Cumberland ward, but partly in Eskdale ward, E. division of the county of Cumberland. 5 miles (E. by S.) from Carlisle.[1]


Civil Registration

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.

Church records

Bishop's transcripts for Wetheral, 1665-1890

Non-Conformist Churches
  • Primitive Methodis
  • Roman Catholic
  • Society of Friends/Quaker
  • Wesleyan Methodist
  • Wesleyan Methodist Association

Census 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 241280.

Probate records

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.


Wetheral on GENUKI


  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Date accessed and adapted 8 August 2013.