Newton Reigny, Cumberland Genealogy

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Guide to Newton Reigny, Cumberland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Newton Reigny, Cumberland
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Leath
County Cumberland, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Penrith
Registration District Penrith
Records begin
Parish registers: 1571
Bishop's Transcripts: 1662
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Allerdale
Diocese Carlisle
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Cumberland Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

NEWTON-REGNY, or newton-Rainey, a village, a township, and a parish, in Penrith district, Cumberland. The village stands adjacent to the Penrith and Cockermouth railway, 1½ mile E of Blencow r. station, and 3 N W of Penrith; and has a post-office, of the name of Newton-Regny, under Penrith. The township includes the village, and extends into the country. [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]

Newton Reigny, Cumberland Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
PRTs = Parish Register Transcripts (FamilySearch) - free[3]


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PRTs 1571-1812 1571-1812 1571-1812

Records on microfilm

Parish registers for Newton-Regny, 1571-1969

Bishop's transcripts for Newton-Regny, 1662-1871

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Primitive Methodist

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. 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 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]

Newton Reigny on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  2. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes.
  3. FamilySearch Catalog. Accessed 19 January 2016.