Embleton, Cumberland Family History Guide

Embleton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cumberland, created in 1747 from chapelry in Brigham Ancient Parish.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1626
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1676

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EMBLETON, a chapelry, with a r. station, in Brigham parish, Cumberland; on the railway to Penrith, 2¾ miles E by S of Cockermouth. Post town, Cockermouth. Acres, 3,870. Real property, £4,179. Pop., 363. Houses, 73. The property is much subdivided. The surface is chiefly a pleasant vale, watered by a streamlet from the Wythop fells. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £97. Patron, the Earl of Lonsdale. The church is modern.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Embleton, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Brigham, 1676-1874 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Brigham (Cumberland)

Bishop’s transcripts for Embleton, 1676-1871 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Embleton (Cumberland)

Parish registers for Embleton, 1626-1837 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Embleton (Cumberland)

Church records - Indexes

Computer printout of Embleton, Cumb., Eng

Parish register printouts of Brigham, Cumberland, England ; christenings, 1676-1808 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Embleton, Cumberland, England ; christenings, 1676-1677, 1689-1812 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Embleton, Cumberland, England ; christenings, 1813-1871 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Embleton, Cumberland, England ; marriages, 1813-1858 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Cemeteries

Monumental inscriptions in Embleton churchyard

Schools

The Durham admission register, 1876-1962 Author: Embleton Wythop School (Cumberland)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Cumberland
  • Civil Registration District: Cockermouth
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Copeland
  • Diocese: Carlisle
  • Rural Deanery: Copeland
  • Poor Law Union: Cockermouth
  • Hundred: Allerdale above Derwent Ward
  • Province: York