Blawith, Lancashire Genealogy
Blawith St John the Baptist was createda chapelry in 1745 from Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire Ancient Parish. Other places included in this parish include: Higher Subberthwaite.
"BLAWITH, a chapelry [as of 1715],in the parish and unionof Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles north of Ulverston.
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.
Lancashire Online Parish Clerks
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/
Church of England
Blawith chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Ulverston to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project|
|FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|FREG = FreeReg|
|BLAWITH ST JOHN THE BAPTIST Chapelry (1728) Indexes|
|ULVERSTON ST MARY PARISH (1545) Indexes (ancient parish containing BLAWITH Chapelry)|
|LOPC||1771-1780, 1813-1841||1545-1617, 1771-1780, 1821-1841||1771-1780, 1814-1841|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Blawith and comprising the whole ancient parish of Ulverston to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the ULVERSTON PARISH page.
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 306916.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Lancashire 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.
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- A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 279-282. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50807 Adapted. Date accessed: 25 June 2010.