=== Parish History ===
CANONBY (Cross) or, Cross Cannonby, a township and a '''parish''' in Cockermouth district, Cumberland. The township lies on the river Ellen, the Mayport and Carlisle railway, and the Solway frith, 2 miles NE of Maryport.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50856#s3 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), Date accessed and adapted 23 July 2013.</ref>
=== Resources ===
==== Civil Registration ====
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
==== Church records ====
Crosscanonby parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
==== Census records ====
==== Probate records ====
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Cumberland Probate Records|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.