Lanercost with Kirkcambeck, Cumberland Genealogy
Guide to Lanercost with Kirkcambeck, Cumberland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Lanercost with Kirkcambeck, Cumberland|
|Poor Law Union||Brampton|
|Parish registers: 1684|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1666|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Cumberland Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
LANERCOST-ABBEY (St. Mary Magdalene), a parish, in the union of Brampton, Eskdale ward, E. division of Cumberland, 2½ miles (N. E.) from Brampton. Brampton, comprises the ancient parish of Kirk Cambeck. 
Kirkcambeck, was an an extra-parochial parish in the township of Askerton in the parish of Lanercost. It was less then 1/2 mile square and shared a border with the parishes of Stapleton and Walton.
"ASKERTON, is a township in the parish of Lanercost, 15 miles N.N.E. from Carlisle. It includes the ancient parish of Kirkcambeck or Cambeck, the church of which was destroyed by the Scots in the reign of Edward II. Askerton Castle stands on the eastern bank of the Cambeck. Two of the towers still remain, and are now connected with modern buildings, and occupied as a farmstead..." Historical & descriptive guide to Carlisle and district, published 1881 by Albert Barnes Moss
Resources[edit | edit source]
If you live in Cumbria then you will have access to a variety of resources; however, for those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at Family History Centers. Refer to Lanercost and Cumberland in the FamilySearch Catalogue for available records.
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Church records[edit | edit source]
Lanercost with Kirkcambeck parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Lanercost with Kirkcambeck Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
Census records[edit | edit source]
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.
1831 Census free google ebook
Probate records[edit | edit source]
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cumberland 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[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
Lanercost on GENUKI
References[edit | edit source]
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), Date accessed and adapted 6 August 2013.