Flimby, Cumberland Family History Guide

Flimby is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cumberland, created in 1744 from chapelry in Camerton Ancient Parish.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1686
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1714

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FLIMBY, a parish in Cockermouth district, Cumberland; on the coast, and on the Maryport and White-haven railway, 1¾ mile SSW of Maryport. It has a station on the railway; and its post town is Maryport. Acres. 1,842: of which 253 are water. Real property, £6,383; of which £4,108 are in mines. Pop. in 1851, 555; in 1861, 1,178. Houses, 216. The increase of pop. arose from the opening of extensive coal-mines, and the erection of houses for the workers. The property is divided among a few. The parish was constituted out of Commerton in the time of Henry VIII. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £82. Patrons, the Landowners. The church is good.

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 Flimby, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Flimby, 1713-1866 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Flimby (Cumberland)

Church records, 1841-1878 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Flimby (Cumberland)

Church records, 1899-1929 Author: Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (Flimby, Cumberland)

Parish registers for Flimby, 1686-1930 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Flimby (Cumberland)

[Transcript of marriages, 1696-1812, from bishop’s transcripts for the parish of Flimby] Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Flimby (Cumberland)

Church records - Indexes

Allerdale burial index Author: Cumbria Family History Society

Computer printout of Flimby, Cumberland, England

Parish register printouts of Flimby, Cumberland, England ; christenings, 1813-1866 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Flimby, Cumberland, England ; marriages, 1722-1837 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Flimby, Cumberland, England, christenings, 1713-1812 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Public records

Church records, 1841-1878 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Flimby (Cumberland)

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Church records, 1899-1929 Author: Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (Flimby, Cumberland)

Parish registers for Flimby, 1686-1930 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Flimby (Cumberland)

[Transcript of marriages, 1696-1812, from bishop’s transcripts for the parish of Flimby] Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Flimby (Cumberland)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Cumberland
  • Civil Registration District: Cockermouth
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Carlisle
  • Rural Deanery: Allerdale
  • Poor Law Union: Cockermouth
  • Hundred: Allerdale below Derwent Ward
  • Province: York