Mount Pleasant is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cumberland, created in 1845 from St Bees Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Preston Quarter.

Alternative names: Whitehaven Christ Church

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1848
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Table of Contents

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

See also Whitehaven St Nicholas, Cumberland Family History Guide

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

A church-district named Mount-Pleasant was endowed in 1845 by the Ecclesiastical Commission: its church, dedicated to Christ, was consecrated in September 1847. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the gift of the Crown and the Bishop of the diocese, alternately; income, £150.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848


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

Related Parishes