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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
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[[England Genealogy|England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire, England Genealogy|Lancashire]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
  
[[Image:St_Luke's_Church,_Torver.jpg|thumb|right|Torver St Luke]]
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Guide to '''Torver, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = St Luke's Church, Torver.jpg
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| caption =
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish ]]
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| County = Lancashire
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| Hundred = Lonsdale
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Ulverston/ Ulverston]
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| Registration District = Ulverstone
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| PRbegin = 1599
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| BTbegin = 1690
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| Province = York
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| Diocese = Chester
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Furness and Cartmel
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Bishops Court =
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| Prerogative Court =
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| Archive = [[Lancashire Record Office]]
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}}
  
== Chapelry History  ==
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=== Chapelry History  ===
  
 
Torver St Luke was created a chapel of ease in 1747 from, and lying within the boundaries of [[Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.<br>  
 
Torver St Luke was created a chapel of ease in 1747 from, and lying within the boundaries of [[Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.<br>  
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Torver is a hamlet in the South Lakeland district of Cumbriasince 1974 ( historically in lancashire); three miles (5 km) south-west of the village of Coniston and a mile (0.5 km) to the west of Coniston Water <br>  
 
Torver is a hamlet in the South Lakeland district of Cumbriasince 1974 ( historically in lancashire); three miles (5 km) south-west of the village of Coniston and a mile (0.5 km) to the west of Coniston Water <br>  
  
"TORVER, a chapelry, in the parish and union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 6 miles (W. S. W.) from Hawkeshead; containing 199 inhabitants. The manor of Torver, which takes its name from the river Torver, belongs to the noble owner of the liberties of Furness. '''The chapel was erected before 1661'''. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £59; patron, T. R. G. Braddyll, Esq. The interest of £200 was given by John Fleming, in 1777, in support of a free grammar school, for which a house has been built by subscription. The Baptists have a place of worship."
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"TORVER, '''a chapelry, '''''<b>in the parish</b>'' and union '''''of Ulverston''''', hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 6 miles west by southwest&nbsp;from Hawkeshead.&nbsp;'''The chapel was erected before 1661'''.&nbsp;  
  
From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 377-380. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51350 Date accessed: 31 July 2010.
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The Baptists have a place of worship."<ref>''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51350#s17 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 377-380. Date accessed:19 November 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].  
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
 
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
  
==== 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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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
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*'''1538 - 1910''' {{RecordSearch|1465701|England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
==== Census records  ====
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
  
Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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Torver chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire|Ulverston]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following websites and ranges of years:
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''AC''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk Ancestry.co.uk (£)]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records findmypast (£)]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl FreeReg]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS ''' = [http://familysearch.org FamilySearch.org]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LBMD''' = [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk LancashireBMD.org.uk]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LOPC''' = [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/indexp.html Lancashire Online Parish Clerk]
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|}
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{| width="625" border="1" align="center" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''TORVER Chapelry&nbsp; (1599) Indexes'''
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1599-1792''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1599-1785''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | None
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | None
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | None
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1599-1836''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | None
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''AC'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 '''1599-1792''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 '''1599-1792''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 '''1599-1792''']
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''[[Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire|ULVERSTON ST MARY]] PARISH&nbsp;(1545) Indexes '''''(ancient parish containing TORVER&nbsp;Chapelry)''
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1546-1910''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1545-1914''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://familysearch.org '''1678-1903''']
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Ulverston/index.html '''1771-1780, 1813-1841''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Ulverston/index.html '''1545-1617, 1771-1780, 1821-1841''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Ulverston/index.html '''1771-1780, 1814-1841''']
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | None
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1545-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | None
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|}
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Torver and comprising the whole ancient parish of Ulverston to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire|ULVERSTON&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY]]&nbsp;PARISH page.
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===== Non Conformist Records  =====
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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
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*'''1647-1996''' {{RecordSearch|3656808|England, Lancashire Non-conformist Church Records, 1647-1996}} at FamilySearch - [[England, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index (''dates may vary by parish'')
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=== Census Records ===
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{{British Census|306916}}
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==== Poor Law Unions<br>  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions<br>  ====
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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|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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.  
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==== Taxation  ====
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*'''1665-1667''' - Lancashire Hearth Tax: Lonsdale Hundred, Torver. [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/e179/default.asp E 179/132/352], The National Archives. Microfilm: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228692}}.
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers<br>  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers<br>  ==
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
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{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}
  
Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
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== References ==
  
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{{Reflist}} {{Lancashire}}
  
[[Category:Lancashire]]
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[[Category:Lancashire Parishes]]

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

Torver, Lancashire
St Luke's Church, Torver.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Lonsdale
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Ulverston
Registration District Ulverstone
Records begin
Parish registers: 1599
Bishop's Transcripts: 1690
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Furness and Cartmel
Diocese Chester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Chapelry History[edit | edit source]

Torver St Luke was created a chapel of ease in 1747 from, and lying within the boundaries of Ulverston St Mary, Lancashire Ancient Parish.

Torver is a hamlet in the South Lakeland district of Cumbriasince 1974 ( historically in lancashire); three miles (5 km) south-west of the village of Coniston and a mile (0.5 km) to the west of Coniston Water

"TORVER, a chapelry, in the parish and union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 6 miles west by southwest from Hawkeshead. The chapel was erected before 1661

The Baptists have a place of worship."[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]

Online Records[edit | edit source]

Church of England

Torver chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Ulverston to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following websites and ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = findmypast (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk


TORVER Chapelry  (1599) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1599-1792 1599-1785 None
LOPC None None None
LBMD None None None
FMP None 1599-1836 None
AC 1599-1792 1599-1792 1599-1792
ULVERSTON ST MARY PARISH (1545) Indexes (ancient parish containing TORVER Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1546-1910 1545-1914 1678-1903
LOPC 1771-1780, 1813-1841 1545-1617, 1771-1780, 1821-1841 1771-1780, 1814-1841
LBMD None None None
FMP None 1545-1837 None


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Torver and comprising the whole ancient parish of Ulverston to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the ULVERSTON ST MARY PARISH page.


Non Conformist 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.



Poor Law Unions
[edit | edit source]

Ulverston Poor Law Union,Lancashire


Probate records
[edit | edit source]

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.

Taxation[edit | edit source]

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. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 377-380. Date accessed:19 November 2013.