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Guide to '''Cumberland ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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{{Click|File:Cumberland ORP2.png|Cumberland, England Online Genealogy Records}}
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=== County Information ===
  
 
"CUMBERLAND, a maritime and border county bounded on the N&nbsp;by the Solway frith and Scotland, on the E by Northumberland and Durham, on the SE and S by Westmoreland and Lancashire, and on the W by the Irish sea...  
 
"CUMBERLAND, a maritime and border county bounded on the N&nbsp;by the Solway frith and Scotland, on the E by Northumberland and Durham, on the SE and S by Westmoreland and Lancashire, and on the W by the Irish sea...  
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"The county contains 106 parishes and 5 extra-parochial places... eighteen towns are market-towns; and there are upwards of 340 smaller towns, villages, and hamlets...&nbsp;in the diocese of Carlisle. The assizes and the quarter sessions are held at Carlisle...  
 
"The county contains 106 parishes and 5 extra-parochial places... eighteen towns are market-towns; and there are upwards of 340 smaller towns, villages, and hamlets...&nbsp;in the diocese of Carlisle. The assizes and the quarter sessions are held at Carlisle...  
  
"The places of worship in 1851 were 161 of the Church of England, 2 of the Church of Scotland, 5 of the English Presbyterian church, 10 of the United Presbyterian church, 24 of Independents, 9 of Baptists, 20 of Quakers,&nbsp;1 of Unitarians, 96 of Wesleyan Methodists, 23&nbsp;&nbsp; of Primitive Methodists, 17 of the Wesleyan Association, 2 of Brethren, 7 of isolated congregations, 4 of Latter Day Saints, and 8 of Roman Catholics...  
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"The places of worship in 1851 were 161 of the Church of England, 2 of the Church of Scotland, 5 of the English Presbyterian church, 10 of the United Presbyterian church, 24 of Independents, 9 of Baptists, 20 of Quakers,&nbsp;1 of Unitarians, 96 of Wesleyan Methodists, 23&nbsp;&nbsp; of Primitive Methodists, 17 of the Wesleyan Association, 2 of Brethren, 7 of isolated congregations, 4 of Latter Day Saints, and 8 of Roman Catholics... (John Marius Wilson, ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'' (1870-72).&nbsp; For the full account, go to [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=816620&word=NULL Vision of Britain].)
 
 
"Pop., in 1801, 117, 230; in 1821, 156, 124; in 1841, 178, 038; in 1861, 205, 276..."
 
 
 
The above extract is from: John Marius Wilson, ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'' (1870-72).&nbsp; For the full account, go to [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=816620&word=NULL Vision of Britain].  
 
 
 
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== Research Tools  ==
 
 
 
Browse a list of Wiki articles for [[:Category:Cumberland|Cumberland]].
 
 
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
 
 
 
Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Cumberland. From this map you will be able to determine the Civil Registration District, Deanery, Poor Law Union, Ward, Probate District, of every parish. A Ward in Cumberland was known as a Hundred in other counties.
 
 
 
==== Civil Districts  ====
 
  
*[[Carlisle, Cumberland|Carlisle Borough]]
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=== Parishes  ===
*Wards
 
**Allerdale - above Derwent
 
**Allerdale - below Derwent
 
**Cumberland
 
**Eskdale
 
**Leath
 
*[[Cumberland Poor Law Unions|Cumberland Poor Law Unions]] - created in 1835
 
*[[Cumberland Civil Registration- Vital Records|Cumberland Civil Registration Districts]] - Registration began 1837
 
  
Wh<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1242316261620_293" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1242316261620_547" />en civil (government) registration of births,&nbsp;marriages and deaths began&nbsp;in 1837, Cumberland was divided into civil&nbsp;districts, each containing several parishes.&nbsp;&nbsp;Go to&nbsp;a list of Cumberland [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/cul.htm districts] and the parishes they include.&nbsp; Read more about [[England Civil Registration]].
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| bgcolor="#dddddd" align="center" valign="middle" height="30" | <center>Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Cumberland '''parishes:'''<br>[[Cumberland Parishes#A|A]] [[Cumberland Parishes#B|B]] [[Cumberland Parishes#C|C]] [[Cumberland Parishes#D|D]] [[Cumberland Parishes#E|E]] [[Cumberland Parishes#F|F]] [[Cumberland Parishes#G|G]] [[Cumberland Parishes#H|H]] [[Cumberland Parishes#I|I]] [[Cumberland Parishes#J|J]] [[Cumberland Parishes#K|K]] [[Cumberland Parishes#L|L]] [[Cumberland Parishes#M|M]] [[Cumberland Parishes#N|N]] [[Cumberland Parishes#O|O]] [[Cumberland Parishes#P|P]] [[Cumberland Parishes#Q|Q]] [[Cumberland Parishes#R|R]] [[Cumberland Parishes#S|S]] [[Cumberland Parishes#T|T]] [[Cumberland Parishes#U|U]] [[Cumberland Parishes#V|V]] [[Cumberland Parishes#W|W]] [[Cumberland Parishes#X|X]] [[Cumberland Parishes#Y|Y]] [[Cumberland Parishes#Z|Z]]</center>
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==== Parishes  ====
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*Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Cumberland.
  
Go to&nbsp;a list of the historic&nbsp;[[Cumberland Parishes|parishes]] of Cumberland with links to articles.
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=== Civil Registration Districts  ===
  
==== Probates  ====
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List of [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/cul.htm Cumberland Civil Registration Districts]
  
Before&nbsp;1858,&nbsp;every town and parish in Cumberland&nbsp;was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.&nbsp;&nbsp;To&nbsp;learn more, go to [[Cumberland_Probate_Records#Court_Jurisdictions|Cumberland Probate Jurisdictions]].
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=== Websites  ===
  
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*Cumberland Resources and help pages on [http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=8.0 RootsChat Cumberland Resources and help pages. (Free)].
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*[http://www.telusplanet.net/public/mtoll/unking.htm Certificates and Online Documents 1837]
  
To view a list of web sites and/or web pages for Cumberland and many of its parishes, visit [http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/cumberland.htm FHLFavorites.info].
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[[Category:Cumberland, England|.]][[Category:Counties of England]]
  
 
{{Geographic location
 
{{Geographic location
| Center   = Cumberland
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|title = '''Neighbouring counties'''
| North     = [[Dumfriesshire,_Scotland|Dumfriesshire, Scotland]]
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| Center = Cumberland
| Northeast = [[Northumberland]]
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| North = [[Dumfriesshire,_Scotland|Dumfriesshire, Scotland]] [[Category:Counties of Scotland]]
| East     = [[Durham]]
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| Northeast = [[Northumberland, England Genealogy|Northumberland]]
| Southeast = [[Westmorland]]  
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| East = [[Durham, England Genealogy|Durham]]
| South     = [[Westmorland]]
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| Southeast = [[Westmorland, England Genealogy|Westmorland]]  
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| South = [[Westmorland, England Genealogy|Westmorland]]
 
| Southwest = ''Irish Sea''
 
| Southwest = ''Irish Sea''
| West     = ''Irish Sea''
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| West = ''Irish Sea''
 
| Northwest = ''Solway Firth''
 
| Northwest = ''Solway Firth''
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County Information

"CUMBERLAND, a maritime and border county bounded on the N by the Solway frith and Scotland, on the E by Northumberland and Durham, on the SE and S by Westmoreland and Lancashire, and on the W by the Irish sea...

"The county contains 106 parishes and 5 extra-parochial places... eighteen towns are market-towns; and there are upwards of 340 smaller towns, villages, and hamlets... in the diocese of Carlisle. The assizes and the quarter sessions are held at Carlisle...

"The places of worship in 1851 were 161 of the Church of England, 2 of the Church of Scotland, 5 of the English Presbyterian church, 10 of the United Presbyterian church, 24 of Independents, 9 of Baptists, 20 of Quakers, 1 of Unitarians, 96 of Wesleyan Methodists, 23   of Primitive Methodists, 17 of the Wesleyan Association, 2 of Brethren, 7 of isolated congregations, 4 of Latter Day Saints, and 8 of Roman Catholics... (John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72).  For the full account, go to Vision of Britain.)

Parishes

Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Cumberland parishes:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Civil Registration Districts

List of Cumberland Civil Registration Districts

Websites