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Brampton, Cumberland Genealogy

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

Brampton, Cumberland
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Eskdale
County Cumberland
Poor Law Union Brampton
Registration District Brampton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1663
Bishop's Transcripts: 1665
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 HistoryEdit

BRAMPTON (St. Martin), a parish, and the head of a union, in Eskdale ward, E. division of Cumberland; 9½ miles (N. E. by E.) from Carlisle, and 305 (N. by W.) from London. There are places of worship for Independents, Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists, and Presbyterians.[1]


ResourcesEdit

If you live in Cumbria then you will have access to a variety of resources; however, for those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at Family History Centers.  Refer to Brampton and Cumberland in the FamilySearch Catalogue for available records.

Civil RegistrationEdit

Brampton was in Brampton district. To search an index of Brampton district records go to FreeBMD. The Cumberland Civil Registration article tells more about these records.

Church recordsEdit

Brampton 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
Brampton 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 ChurchesEdit

Census recordsEdit

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.


Abstract of the Answers and Returns made pursuant to an Act ...
1831 Census
free google ebook
Brampton Parish - 16970 Acres or 26 Sq. Miles

Employment

Townships
Houses
Agriculture
Trade
Others
Persons
Brampton
488
53
338
231
2842
Easby
16
8
1
7
98
Naworth
77
25
22
36
405
Totals
581
86
361
274
3345

Probate recordsEdit

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 GazetteersEdit

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

WebsitesEdit

Brampton on GENUKI

ReferencesEdit

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