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Hutton Roof, Westmorland Genealogy

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Guide to Hutton Roof, Westmorland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Hutton Roof, Westmorland
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Lonsdale
County Westmorland
Poor Law Union Kendal
Registration District Kendal
Records begin
Parish registers: 1799
Bishop's Transcripts: 1813
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Kirkby Lonsdale
Diocese Chester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Kendal
Location of Archive
Westmorland Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HUTTON-ROOF, a township chapelry in KirkbyLonsdale parish, Westmoreland; adjacent to Lancashire, 3 miles E of Burton and Holme r. station, and 3 W by S of Kirkby-Lonsdale. [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]

Hutton Roof parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS = FamilySearch - free
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Hutton Roof Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
BOYD

1538-1850


JOIN

1538-1837


IGI 1813-1871, 1826-1879
1796-1898


FS Catalog PRs
1796-1900
1796-1900
1796-1900
FS Catalog BTs
1813-1871
1813-1871
1813-1871

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.

Records are also available at the Kendal Archive Centre.

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.


Probate records
[edit | edit source]

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.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk

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