Date: 11th December 2018  Time:22:02
 

 

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Brigham :


An ancient parish in Allerdale Above Derwent ward, Cumberland.
This is a large parish with 8 other chapels.
Brigham, St Bridget, the church dates from the later part of the 11th century, with additions and alterations in the 12th and 13th centuries, it was refurbished in the 1870’s. Memorial Inscriptions and Churchyard Plan available at Brigham Church
Buttermere, St. James, and original chapel of 1507, but the present building from 1840.
Cockermouth, All Saints, endowed by Henry Percy in 1395, replaced in 1711, burned down in 1850 and rebuilt in 1854. Monumental Inscriptions Click Here
Cockermouth,, Christ Church, built 1865.
Loweswater, St. Bartholomew, first mentioned in 1125 in the records of St Bees Priory, the small chapel of 1829 was enlarged in 1884.
Embleton, St. Cuthbert. Built in 1806 and restored in 1884.
Lorton, St. Cuthbert, earliest known record around 1200 but it became ruinous and was replaced in the early 19th century.
Mosser, St. Phillip. There are records of religious activity from the 16th century and there was an old fellside chapel, the current church was built in 1891 and is now called St. Michael.
Setmurthy, St. Barnabas, There has been a church since before 1225, but the current church was built in 1794 and restored in 1870. It is more associated with Isel parish that with Brigham.
Wythop, St. Margaret, the old church probably dates back to the 14th century, the new church was built in 1866. Ruins of the old church are still visible.

Cockermouth Cemetery Monumental Inscriptions and Cemetery plan Available from Cockermouth Cemetery

Other Cockermouth information on their Heritage Group page Available from Cockermouth Heritage Group

Cockermouth Cemetery: Burials 1856-1946 and Monumental Inscriptions mid 19th-late 20th century Available from Cumbria Archives



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LocationReferenceBaptismsMarriagesBannsBurialsProbateBishops TranscriptsPre 1974 County
BrighamYPR 291564-19381654-19701754-19671654-1938Preston1676-1874 CarlisleCumberland
ButtermereYPR 41/11868-1976Preston1801-1871 CarlisleCumberland
Cockermouth: All SaintsYPR 261632-18651632-18811824-19241632-1876Preston1689-1862 CarlisleCumberland
Cockermouth: Christ ChurchYPR 381865-1883PrestonCumberland
Embleton YPR 271626-18121626-18371626-1812Preston1690-1871 CarlisleCumberland
LortonYPR 71597-18651538-19781754-18711549-1871Preston1689-1871 CarlisleCumberland
MosserYPR 301783-19611884-19781908-19901781-1990Preston1803-1869 CarlisleCumberland
SetmurthyPR 1891813-20081930-20061894-2006Preston1813-1906 CarlisleCumberland
WythopYPR 281792-1812Preston1813-1914 CarlisleCumberland


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