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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| Poor Law Union = Wigton
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| Registration District = Wigton
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| Province = York
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| Diocese = Carlisle
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== Parish History  ==
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=== Parish History  ===
  
 
BOWNESS (St. Michael), a '''parish''', in the union of Wigton, Cumberland ward, and E. division of the county of Cumberland, 14 miles (W. N. W.) from Carlisle.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis,  [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50817#s8''  A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848) Date accessed and adapted  18 July 2013.</ref>  
 
BOWNESS (St. Michael), a '''parish''', in the union of Wigton, Cumberland ward, and E. division of the county of Cumberland, 14 miles (W. N. W.) from Carlisle.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis,  [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50817#s8''  A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848) Date accessed and adapted  18 July 2013.</ref>  
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Revision as of 14:09, 2 June 2014

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Bowness, Cumberland
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Cumberland
County Cumberland
Poor Law Union Wigton
Registration District Wigton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1663
Bishop's Transcripts: 1663
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Carlisle
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]

BOWNESS (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Wigton, Cumberland ward, and E. division of the county of Cumberland, 14 miles (W. N. W.) from Carlisle.[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]

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 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]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Date accessed and adapted 18 July 2013.

Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.