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Guide to '''Bowness, Cumberland ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
== Parish History  ==
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Cumberland
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| Hundred = Cumberland
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Wigton/ Wigton]
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| Registration District = Wigton
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| PRbegin = 1663
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| BTbegin = 1663
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| Province = York
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| Diocese = Carlisle
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| Rural Deanery = Carlisle
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"BOWNESS (St. Michael), a '''''parish''''', in the union of Wigton, Cumberland ward, and E. division of the county of Cumberland; comprising the townships of Anthorn, Bowness, Drumburgh, and Finland; and containing 1488 inhabitants, of whom 624 are in the township of Bowness, 14 miles (W. N. W.) from Carlisle."&nbsp;
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== Parish History ==
  
From:&nbsp;Lewis, Samuel A.,&nbsp;"A Topographical Dictionary of England" (1848), pp. 320-323. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50817 Date accessed: 29 July 2011.  
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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>
  
== Resources ==
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== Resources ==
  
==== Civil Registration ====
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=== 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].  
 
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  ====
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=== Church Records ===
  
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
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Bowness parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
==== Census records  ====
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==== Probate records ====
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.<br><br>
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==== Non-Conformist Churches  ====
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*'''1717''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-and-wales-roman-catholics-1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717] at FindMyPast ($), index and images (''coverage may vary'')
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Primitive Methodist<br>
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=== Census Records ===
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{{British Census|241280}}
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=== 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.  
 
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.  
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.  
  
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851] *[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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== Websites  ==
  
== Web sites  ==
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Bowness on [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/CUL/Bowness/index.html GENUKI]
  
Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
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== References  ==
  
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{{Cumberland}}
  
[[Category:Cumberland]]
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[[Category:Cumberland_Parishes]]

Latest revision as of 15:13, 28 June 2021

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

Bowness, Cumberland
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Cumberland
County Cumberland, England Genealogy
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]

Bowness 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
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Bowness Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
BOYD

1538-1850


NBI



1538-1939
IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


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.

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]

Bowness on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

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