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Flookburgh, Lancashire Genealogy


Guide to Flookburgh, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Flookburgh, Lancashire
St Johns Flookburgh Lancashire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Lonsdale
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Ulverston
Registration District Ulverstone
Records begin
Parish registers: 1828
Bishop's Transcripts: 1859
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Furness and Cartmel
Diocese Chester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Chapelry HistoryEdit

Flookburgh (St John the Baptist) was created as a chapel of ease from the parish of Cartmel, union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 1¾ mile (S. W.) from Cartmel. See also List of Chapelries in Cartmel Parish. The ancient village, called Lower Holker, is on the Cartmel peninsula in Lancashire. Being close to Morecambe Bay, fishing plays a big part in its village life. [1]

ResourcesEdit

Civil RegistrationEdit

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.

  • Ulverstone

Lancashire Online Parish ClerksEdit

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

Church recordsEdit

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.


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.

WebsitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 527-530. Date accessed: 13 August 2013.