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Lowther, Westmorland Genealogy

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== Parish History ==
Add a general overview of the Guide to '''Lowther, Westmorland ancestry, family history of this , and genealogy:''' parishregisters, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. It can be a few sentences or a couple {{Infobox England Jurisdictions| image = | caption = | Type = [[Ancient Parish]]| County = Westmorland| Hundred = West| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/WestWard/ West Ward]| Registration District = West Ward| PRbegin = 1540| BTbegin = 1645| Province = York| Diocese = Carlisle| Archdeaconry = | Archdeaconries = | Rural Deanery = Westmorland| Parish = | Peculiar = | Chapelry = | Probate Court = Court of the Bishop of paragraphs.<br>Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)| Archdeaconry Court = | Bishops Court = | Prerogative Court = | Archive = [[Westmorland Record Office]]}}
=== Parish History === LOWTHER (St. Michael), a '''parish''', in West ward and union, county of Westmorland, 4¾ miles (S.) from Penrith; containing, with the townships of Hackthorpe, Melkinthorpe, and Whale.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51122 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 182-186. Date accessed: 02 August 2012.</ref>  === Resources ===
==== Civil Registration ====
==== Church records ====
Include here information for Lowther parish registersof christenings, Bishop’s Transcripts marriages and other types of church burials are available online for the following years: {| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" style="width: 40%"|-| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch - free]|-| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free]|-| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''JOIN''' = [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)]|-| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>ArcherSoftware.co.uk</ref>|-| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog PRs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free]|-| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog BTs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free]|} {| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''Lowther Online Parish Records'''|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | | bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center> | bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center> | bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Images | bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Indexes | bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Images | bgcolor="#ccffff" | Indexes | bgcolor="#ccffff" | Images|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS''' | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|'''1538-1975'''}}| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1473015|'''1538-1973'''}}| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1473016|'''1538-1991'''}}| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BOYD''' | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 '''1538-1850'''] | bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''JOIN''' | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/search/ '''1540-1836''']| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br> | bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''IGI''' | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{IGI|P003101|disp='''1540-1812'''}}, such as parish chest records{{IGI|C003102|disp='''1813-1872'''}}| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{IGI|M003101|disp='''1540-1868'''}}| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Catalog PRs''' | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/413646 '''1540-1913''']| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/413646 '''1540-1913''']| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/413646 '''1540-1913''']|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Catalog BTs''' | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/472574 '''1645-1872''']| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/472574 '''1645-1872''']| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.familysearch. Add org/search/catalog/472574 '''1645-1872''']|} To find the contact information names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]. In this site, search for the office holding name of the original recordsparish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes. Add links to <br><br> Records are also available at the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection [https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/archives/archivecentres/kac.asp Kendal Archive Centre].
==== Census records ====
Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as In December 1787 the Westmorland Court of Quarter Sessions commissioned a population survey of the census for X year was destroyedcounty. Add a link Parish constables were ordered to online sites for indexes send in returns listing the names and/or imagesoccupations of the members of every household in their constablewick. This census is found in Vital Statistics, The Westmorland "Census' of 1787. Also add a link to This book is available at the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection, Salt Lake City, Utah. The library call number is British Ref. Area 942.88 X2v.  {{British Census|464191}}<br>
==== Probate records<br> ====
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Westmorland Probate Records|Westmorland 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<br> ==
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
== Web sites Websites == == References ==
Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above. {{Reflist}}
<br>{{Westmorland}}
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