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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
DUFTON (St. Cuthbert), a '''parish''', in East ward and union, county of Westmorland, 4 miles (N. E.)from Appleby; containing, with the township of Keisley. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.  
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DUFTON (St. Cuthbert), a '''parish''', in East ward and union, county of Westmorland, 4 miles (N. E.)from Appleby; containing, with the township of Keisley. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50929''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 96-102. Date accessed: 23 July 2012.</ref>  
 
 
<ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50929''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 96-102. Date accessed: 23 July 2012.</ref>  
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

DUFTON (St. Cuthbert), a parish, in East ward and union, county of Westmorland, 4 miles (N. E.)from Appleby; containing, with the township of Keisley. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records[edit | edit source]

In December 1787 the Westmorland Court of Quarter Sessions commissioned a population survey of the county. Parish constables were ordered to send in returns listing the names and occupations of the members of every household in their constablewick. This census is found in Vital Statistics, The Westmorland "Census' of 1787. This book is available at the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. The library call number is British Ref. Area 942.88 X2v.


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.


Probate records
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to 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
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

Reference
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  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 96-102. Date accessed: 23 July 2012.