Date: 11th December 2018  Time:22:29
 

 

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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



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Monumental Inscriptions - Whitehaven, St. James [Go to this publication]
Tax Records - Window Tax Whitehaven & Hensingham + Land Tax for Whitehaven Preston Qtr, 1770 [Go to this publication]
General - Diary of John Bragg of Whitehaven 1771 - 1790 [Go to this publication]




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Record Office is : Whitehaven

LocationReferenceBaptismsMarriagesBannsBurialsProbateBishops TranscriptsPre 1974 County
Whitehaven: Christ ChurchYPR 221845-19591847-1958PrestonCumberland
Whitehaven: Holy TrinityYPR 181715-19421716-19481716-1855Preston1717-1856 CarlisleCumberland
Whitehaven: St. Andrew, MirehouseYPR 49PrestonCumberland
Whitehaven: St. JamesYPR 171753-19201754-19211754-19621753-1855Preston1753-1878 CarlisleCumberland
Whitehaven: St. NicholasYPR 231694-19481694-19591789-19211694-1855Preston1705-1881 CarlisleCumberland
Whitehaven: St. Peter, KellsYPR 48PrestonCumberland


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