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An ancient parish in West ward, Westmorland, including the chapelries of Swindale and Mardale.
Mardale, Holy Trinity, dates back to the 12th century the current church being built in the 1600’s, demolished to make way for Haweswater Reservoir in 1936, most of the contents went to St Barnabas, Carlisle, though the Jacobean Oak pulpit is as Rosthwaite in Borrowdale.
Shap, St. Michael, there has been a church on the site since about 750 AD, with a stone church in place since 1150. The current church was almost totally rebuilt in 1898.
Swindale, a small chapel, possibly there since about 1820.

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Map Reference Cumbria County History Gen UKIHearth Tax Probate Jurisdictions pre 1858 Diocese of Carlisle. 1787 Census - Partial Only
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Mardale Church :
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Record Office is : Kendal

Mardale

WPR 16
Baptisms1684-1935
Marriages1684-1930
Banns1870-1930
Burials1684-1917
ProbateCarlisle
Bishops Transcripts1775-1878 Kendal
Pre 1974 CountyWestmorland

Shap

WPR 84
Baptisms[1559]-1948
Marriages1559-1951
Banns1754-1981
Burials[1559]-1932
ProbateCarlisle
Bishops Transcripts1665-1880 Kendal
Pre 1974 CountyWestmorland
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