Blawith, Lancashire Genealogy

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The Church of St John the Baptist, Blawith Lancashire.jpg

Chapelry History[edit | edit source]

Blawith St John the Baptist was createda chapelry in 1745 from Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire Ancient Parish. Other places included in this parish include: Higher Subberthwaite. 

"BLAWITH, a chapelry [as of 1715],in the parish and unionof Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles north of Ulverston.[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.

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks[edit | edit source]

An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/

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]

http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

Poor Law Unions
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Ulverston Poor Law Union,Lancashire

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 Lancashire 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]

Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 279-282. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50807 Adapted. Date accessed: 25 June 2010.