Cartmel, Lancashire Genealogy

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England Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Parishes

See also Cartmel Fell, a chapel of ease serving the Winster Valley in Cartmel Parish.

For researchers, see a comprehensive List of Chapelries in Cartmel Parish.

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Parish History

Cartmel St Mary is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Lancashire.

Other places in the parish include: Lower Holker, Lower Allithwaite, Newton in Cartmel, Upper Allithwaite, Upper Holker, and East Plain.

"CARTMEL St Mary, a parish, in the union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster and stands within the townships of Lower Allithwaite and Upper Holker, 14 miles northwest by north of Lancaster.[1] See a list of the chapels of ease in Cartmel Parish at the above link.

Resources

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.

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks

An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/


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Church records

Online Records (Under Construction)

Cartmel parish registers and those registers of all of its smaller chapelries lying within its boundaries 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
LBMDLancashireBMD.org.uk
AC = Ancestry.co.uk
FREG = FreeReg
CARTMEL ST MARY AND ST MICHAEL PARISH (1558) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1559-1724, 1832-1882 1559-1723, 1832-1880 1832-1882
LOPC 1832-1870 1832-1869 1832-1869
LBMD None None None
FMP None 1559-1837 None
AC 1559-1661 1559-1661 1559-1661
FREG 1558-1661 1559-1648 1622-1659 (part.)
ALLITHWAITE ST MARY Chapelry  (1***) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS


LOPC


LBMD


FMP


AC


FREG


CARTMEL-FELL Chapelry  (1***) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS


LOPC


LBMD


FMP


AC


FREG


GRANGE Chapelry  (1***) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS


LOPC


LBMD


FMP


AC


FREG


FIELD-BROUGHTON Chapelry  (1***) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS


LOPC


LBMD


FMP


AC


FREG


FLOOKBURGH Chapelry  (1***) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS


LOPC


LBMD


FMP


AC


FREG


HAVERSTHWAITE Chapelry  (1***) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS


LOPC


LBMD


FMP


AC


FREG


LINDALE ST PAUL Chapelry  (1***) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS


LOPC


LBMD


FMP


AC


FREG


STAVELEY Chapelry  (1***) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS


LOPC


LBMD


FMP


AC


FREG


Church Name (Year Registers Began) FS LOPC AC 
CARTMEL ST MARY PARISH - 1 1559-1723   1832-1870 1559-1661
Cartmel - Fell - 1724 NO NO NO
Allithwaite - 1865 NO NO NO
Grange - 1857 NO  NO NO
Field-Broughton St  Peter - 1745 NO NO NO
Flookborough - 1859 NO 1859-1869  NO
Haverthwaite - 1832 NO NO NO
Lindale St Paul - 1577  NO NO NO
Staveley - 1857 NO NO NO

Original Registers

The original parish registers for St Mary's and most of its attached chapelries and their respective church registers are available through either Cumbria Record Office, County Offices, Kendal (LA9 4RQ), or copies of the originals are also available through the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, USA or via its 4,600 satellite FamilySearch centers worldwide.  

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 306914.



Poor Law Unions

Ulverston Poor Law Union,Lancashire


Probate records

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.

Web sites

References

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 523-526. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50859 Date accessed: 25 June 2010.