Ulverston Holy Trinity, Lancashire Genealogy
Guide to Ulverston Holy Trinity, Lancashire family history and genealogy. Parish registers (baptism, christening, marriage, and burial records), civil registration (birth, marriage, and death records), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and websites.
ULVERSTON (Holy Trinity) was built as a chapel of ease in the year 1832 and lay within the civil parish boundaries of Ulverston St Mary, Lancashirea market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster. It was founded in 1829 and closed in 1975. After being declared redundant it was adapted in 1977 as a sports hall which included a bar, squash courts and jacuzzi. It was later sold in 1987 for eventual conversion into residential accomodation. However, much of the church exterior and many of the memorials in the graveyard have survived intact.
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
Ulverston Holy Trinity 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 = Ancestry.co.uk (£)|
|FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)|
|FREG = FreeReg|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|ULVERSTON HOLY TRINITY Chapelry (1832) Indexes|
|ULVERSTON ST MARY PARISH (1545) Indexes (ancient parish containing ULVERSTON HOLY TRINITY 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 Ulverston Holy Trinity 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.
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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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 414-418.