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Whitehaven

A township in St Bees ancient parish, developing into a port and municipal borough, in Allerdale Above Derwent ward, Cumberland.
St. Nicholas’ church: (first known church 1642, some evidence a chapel may have existed in 1359), rebuilt on a new site 1693, enlarged 1745, rebuilt 1883.
Holy Trinity church: built 1714; demolished 1949.
St. James church: built 1753.
Christ Church: 1847-1977, demolished 2004 after a fire.
Kells St. Peter: Mission from 1908, relocated 1920, Church opened 1939.

Whitehaven Christchurch, Holy Trinity, St James, St Nicolas baptisms 1694-1920 Excel download from Cumbria Archives

Whitehaven Christchurch, Holy Trinity, St James, St Nicolas burials 1694-1945 Excel download from Cumbria Archives

Whitehaven Holy Trinity, St James, St Nicolas burials 1695-1855 Excel download from Cumbria Archives

Some Transcriptions of Records Available from Whitehaven Parish

Parton Non-Conformist Cemetery: Gravestones database 1894-2013 Available from Cumbria Archives

Parton Non-Conformist Cemetery : Plan Available from Cumbria Archives

Whitehaven: Holy Trinity, St James, St Nicholas monumental inscriptions Available from Cumbria Archives

Whitehaven Cemetery Burial Register, Nov 1855-Mar 1888 Available from Cumbria Archives

Whitehaven Cemetery Burial Register, Mar 1888-Jan 1931 Available from Cumbria Archives

Whitehaven Cemetery Burial Register, Jan 1931-Jun 2014 Available from Cumbria Archives

Some gravestone photos by Bridget Casson Available from Her Album

Basic Details

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Map Reference Cumbria County History Gen UKI Probate Jurisdictions pre 1858 Not recognized.
Available Publications
Parish Registers - Whitehaven, St Nicholas Church Baptisms 1694 - 1837Go to this publication
Parish Registers - Whitehaven, St Nicholas Church Marriages 1694 - 1837 (Reprint)Go to this publication
Parish Registers - Whitehaven, St Nicholas Church Burials 1694 - 1837 Go to this publication
Monumental Inscriptions - Whitehaven, St. James Go to this publication
Tax Records - Window Tax Whitehaven & Hensingham + Land Tax for Whitehaven Preston Qtr, 1770Go to this publication
General - Diary of John Bragg of Whitehaven 1771 - 1790 (Facsimile copy - see Details)Go to this publication
Booklets of the 1851 Census - 2436 f 230-354 Whitehaven Part 1Go to this publication
Booklets of the 1851 Census - 2436 f 359-450 Whitehaven Part 2Go to this publication
Booklets of the 1851 Census - 2436 f 455-562 Whitehaven Part 3Go to this publication
Booklets of the 1851 Census - 2436 f 567-658 Whitehaven Part 4Go to this publication
Booklets of the 1851 Census - 2437 f 5 -137 Hensingham & Preston Quarter Part 1Go to this publication
Booklets of the 1851 Census - 2437 f 142-282 Preston Qtr. Pt 2, Rottington, Sandwith & St. BeesGo to this publication
Monumental Inscriptions - Whitehaven Holy Trinity Gardens.Go to this publication
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Record Office Details

Record Office is : Whitehaven

Whitehaven: Christ Church

YPR 22
Baptisms1845-1959
Marriages1847-1958
Banns
Burials
ProbatePreston
Bishops Transcripts
Pre 1974 CountyCumberland

Whitehaven: Holy Trinity

YPR 18
Baptisms1715-1942
Marriages1716-1948
Banns
Burials1716-1855
ProbatePreston
Bishops Transcripts1717-1856 Carlisle
Pre 1974 CountyCumberland

Whitehaven: St. Andrew, Mirehouse

YPR 49
Baptisms
Marriages
Banns
Burials
ProbatePreston
Bishops Transcripts
Pre 1974 CountyCumberland

Whitehaven: St. James

YPR 17
Baptisms1753-1920
Marriages1754-1921
Banns1754-1962
Burials1753-1855
ProbatePreston
Bishops Transcripts1753-1878 Carlisle
Pre 1974 CountyCumberland

Whitehaven: St. Nicholas

YPR 23
Baptisms1694-1948
Marriages1694-1959
Banns1789-1921
Burials1694-1855
ProbatePreston
Bishops Transcripts1705-1881 Carlisle
Pre 1974 CountyCumberland

Whitehaven: St. Peter, Kells

YPR 48
Baptisms
Marriages
Banns
Burials
ProbatePreston
Bishops Transcripts
Pre 1974 CountyCumberland
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