Egton cum Newland, Lancashire Genealogy

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Chapelry History

Egton cum Newland  St Mary Penny Bridge was created a chapelry in 1792 from, and lying within  Ulverston, Lancashire ancient parish. Other places in the parish include: Newland.

The village of Penny Bridge has since 1974 been in the county of Cumbria (historically Lancashire) and the modern parish is within the Diocese of Carlisle.

"EGTON, with Newland,a chapelry, in the parish and union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of Lancashire.[1] 20 miles west of Milnthorpe. The chapel was dedicated to St Mary the Virgin, was built in 1791.


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

Church records

Online Records

Egton with Newland 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:

AC = (£)
FMP = (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS =
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk

EGTON WITH NEWLAND Chapelry  (1813) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1813-1868 1856-1861 1813-1868
LOPC None None None
LBMD None None None
AC Various Years Various Years Various Years
ULVERSTON ST MARY PARISH (1545) Indexes (ancient parish including EGTON WITH NEWLAND Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1546-1910 1545-1914 1678-1903
LOPC 1771-1780, 1813-1841 1545-1617, 1771-1780, 1821-1841 1771-1780, 1814-1841
LBMD None None None
FMP None 1545-1837 None

For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Egton with Newland and comprising the whole ancient parish of Ulverston to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the ULVERSTON PARISH page.

Parish registers of Egton-with-newland Lancashire

Microfilm of original manuscripts in the Cumbria Record Office, Kendal.The chapelry of Egton-with-Newland is in the parish of Ulverston.
Cumbria Record Office no.: BPR/26/I1/1, I2/1-2, I3/1, I4/1-2

Baptisms, burials, 1792-1812 Baptisms, 1813-1901 Marriages, 1856-1901 FHL BRITISH Film 1471923 Items 32-35
Burials, 1813-1917 FHL BRITISH Film 1472012 Items 1-2
Marriage banns, 1856-1912 FHL BRITISH Film 1472012 Item 13
Bishop's transcripts for Egton-with-Newland Microfilm of original records in the Lancashire Record Office, Preston. Egton-with-Newland is a township-chapelry in Ulverston parish.

Baptisms, burials 1813-1820, 1831-1868; marriages 1856-1861. FHL BRITISH Film 1040312 Items 2 - 3

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.

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

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Web sites


  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 150-154. URL: Adapted. Date accessed: 29 June 2010.