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===County Information===
 
===County Information===
 
'''Westmorland''' (or sometimes '''Westmoreland''') was an inland county located in the upper north-western part of [[England Genealogy|England]].
 
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| bgcolor="#dddddd" align="center" valign="middle" height="30" | <center>Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Westmorland '''parishes:'''<br>[[Westmorland_Parishes#A|A]] [[Westmorland Parishes#B|B]] [[Westmorland Parishes#C|C]] [[Westmorland Parishes#D|D]] [[Westmorland Parishes#E|E]] [[Westmorland Parishes#F|F]] [[Westmorland Parishes#G|G]] [[Westmorland Parishes#H|H]] [[Westmorland Parishes#I|I]] [[Westmorland Parishes#J|J]] [[Westmorland Parishes#K|K]] [[Westmorland Parishes#L|L]] [[Westmorland Parishes#M|M]] [[Westmorland Parishes#N|N]] [[Westmorland Parishes#O|O]] [[Westmorland Parishes#P|P]] [[Westmorland Parishes#Q|Q]] [[Westmorland Parishes#R|R]] [[Westmorland Parishes#S|S]] [[Westmorland Parishes#T|T]] [[Westmorland Parishes#U|U]] [[Westmorland Parishes#V|V]] [[Westmorland Parishes#W|W]] [[Westmorland Parishes#X|X]] [[Westmorland Parishes#Y|Y]] [[Westmorland Parishes#Z|Z]]</center>
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| bgcolor="#dddddd" align="center" valign="middle" height="30" | <center>Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Westmorland '''parishes:'''<br>[[Westmorland_Parishes#A|A]] [[Westmorland Parishes#B|B]] [[Westmorland Parishes#C|C]] [[Westmorland Parishes#D|D]] [[Westmorland Parishes#F|F]] [[Westmorland Parishes#G|G]] [[Westmorland Parishes#H|H]] [[Westmorland Parishes#K|K]] [[Westmorland Parishes#L|L]] [[Westmorland Parishes#M|M]] [[Westmorland Parishes#N|N]] [[Westmorland Parishes#O|O]] [[Westmorland Parishes#P|P]] [[Westmorland Parishes#R|R]] [[Westmorland Parishes#S|S]] [[Westmorland Parishes#T|T]] [[Westmorland Parishes#U|U]] [[Westmorland Parishes#W|W]]</center>
 
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Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Westmorland.  
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Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Westmorland.
  
 
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=== Websites  ===
 
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*[http://www.cumberlandandwestmorland-opc.co.uk/ Cumberland & Westmorland Online Parish Clerks]
 
*[http://www.cumberlandandwestmorland-opc.co.uk/ Cumberland & Westmorland Online Parish Clerks]
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*[https://ogindex.org/ Online Genealogical Index]
 
*'''1930''' - {{RecordSearch|2836130|England and Wales National Register, 1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
*'''1930''' - {{RecordSearch|2836130|England and Wales National Register, 1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  

Latest revision as of 16:50, 25 March 2021

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Guide to Westmorland ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Westmorland England

County Information[edit | edit source]

Westmorland (or sometimes Westmoreland) was an inland county located in the upper north-western part of England. The County of Westmorland ceased to exist in 1974, when local government in England was re-organised. From that date, all of the geographical area of Westmorland became part of the new county of Cumbria, England Genealogy.

"WESTMORELAND is an inland... Much of the scenery is romantic or picturesque; and that in the west forms a main part of the features of the English lake region... The county contains 31 parishes and a part; is divided into Kendal borough, and East, West, Kendal, and Lonsdale wards... comprises 487,567 acres... The only town with more than 2,000 inhabitants is Kendal; but there are about 220 smaller towns, villages, and hamlets... '[1]

Newspaper Archives[edit | edit source]

Parishes[edit | edit source]

Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Westmorland parishes:
A B C D F G H K L M N O P R S T U W


Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in Westmorland.

Civil Districts[edit | edit source]

List of Westmorland Civil Registration Districts

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). See the full account on Vision of Britain.