Hutton in the Forest is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.

Other places in the parish include: Thomas Close.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St. James

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1729
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HUTTON-IN-THE-FOREST, a township and a parish in Penrith district, Cumberland. The township lies in Inglewood forest, near the river Peterill and the Lancaster and Carlisle railway, 3 miles NW of Plumpton r. station, and 6 NW by N of Penrith. Real property, £1,895. Pop., 154. Houses, 27.

The parish contains also the township of Thomas-Close. Post town, Penrith. Acres, 2,300. Real property, £2,584. Pop., 255. Houses, 45. The property is subdivided. The manor belonged anciently to the Huttons; and, with Hutton Hall, belongs now to Sir Henry R. Vane, Bart. Traces lately existed of an ancient fortification called Collinson castle.

The living is a rectory in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £130. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Carlisle. The interior of the church in 1866 was in disrepair. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £21.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

HUTTON-IN-THE-FOREST (St. James), a parish, in the union of Penrith, Leath ward, E. division of Cumberland; containing 264 inhabitants, of whom 165 are in the township, 5 miles (N. W.) from Penrith.

The parish comprises 2300a. 12p.; 1880 acres are arable, 320 pasture and meadow, and 100 woodland. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king’s books at £18. 12. 8½.; net income, £123; patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Carlisle. A school was founded in 1715, by Thomas Fletcher, Esq., and others, and endowed with land producing about £20 per annum.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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England, Cumberland, Hutton-in-the-Forest – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Hutton-in-the-Forest, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Cumberland, Hutton-in-the-Forest – Census – 1851 ( 1 )
1851 census, parish of Hutton, parish of Greystoke
Author: Russell, M. M., Mrs.

England, Cumberland, Hutton-in-the-Forest – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Hutton-in-the-Forest, 1662-1890
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hutton-in-the-Forest (Cumberland)

The brides and bridegrooms married at Hutton, 1662-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hutton-in-the-Forest (Cumberland)

Parish registers for Hutton-in-the-Forest, 1729-1964
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hutton-in-the-Forest (Cumberland)

England, Cumberland, Hutton-in-the-Forest – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Hutton in the Forert, Cumb., Eng

England, Cumberland, Hutton-in-the-Forest – Occupations ( 2 )
Parish records, 1649-1906
Author: Hutton-in-the-Forest (Cumberland)

Parish registers for Hutton-in-the-Forest, 1729-1964
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hutton-in-the-Forest (Cumberland)

England, Cumberland, Hutton-in-the-Forest – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Parish records, 1649-1906
Author: Hutton-in-the-Forest (Cumberland)

England, Cumberland, Hutton-in-the-Forest – Public records ( 1 )
Parish records, 1649-1906
Author: Hutton-in-the-Forest (Cumberland)

England, Cumberland, Hutton-in-the-Forest – Taxation ( 1 )
Parish records, 1649-1906
Author: Hutton-in-the-Forest (Cumberland)

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Administration

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

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