Staveley, Lancashire Genealogy
Staveley St Mary was an ancient chapel of ease created by 1718 from, and lying within the boundaries of Cartmel, Lancashire Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Newby Bridge.Staveley is referred to as Staveley-in-Cartmel to avoid confusion with Staveley, Westmorland
The church is in the Diocese of Carlisle and the Archdeaconry of Windermere, St. Mary's is one of three parishes which constitute the Leven Valley Benefice.
Historically in Lancashire since 1974 Staveley has been in Cumbria.
"STAVELEY, a township-chapelry in Cartmel parish, Lancashire: at the foot of Windermere, 7 miles north of Cark and Cartmel. The church was enlarged in 1864.."
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
Staveley chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Cartmel to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)|
|FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)|
|FREG = FreeReg|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|STAVELEY ST MARY Chapelry (1857) Indexes|
|CARTMEL ST MARY AND ST MICHAEL PARISH (1558) Indexes (ancient parish containing STAVELEY Chapelry)|
|FS||1559-1724, 1832-1882||1559-1723, 1832-1880||1832-1882|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Staveley and comprising the whole ancient parish of Cartmel to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the CARTMEL 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.
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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any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above..
http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-422155-church-of-st-mary-staveley-in-cartmel British listed Buildings online
- John Marius Wilson,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870)