Raughton Head is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cumberland, created in 1737 from Castle Sowerby Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Raughton and Gaitsgill, Raughton Head with Gatesgill, Raughtonhead

Other places in the parish include: Gatesgill.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1663
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1702

Nonconformists include:

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Parish History

Raughton Head

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RAUGHTON-HEAD, a chapelry in Castle-Sowerby parish, Cumberland; on the river Caldew, 3¾ miles S by W of Dalston r. station, and 7 SSW of Carlisle. It has a post-office under Carlisle. Rated property, £1, 941. Pop., not separately returned. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £100. Patrons, Twelve Trustees. The church was rebuilt in 1678, and enlarged in 1760. There is a slightly endowed school.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

RAUGHTON-HEAD, a chapelry, in the parish of Castle-Sowerby, union of Penrith, Leath ward, E. division of Cumberland, 7½ miles (S. by W.) from Carlisle. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £100; patron, the Vicar of Castle-Sowerby; appropriators, the Dean and Chapter of Carlisle. The chapel was rebuilt in the year 1678, and enlarged in 1760. A school-house was erected in 1744, by John Head, and rebuilt in 1806.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Raughton with Gaitsgill

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

RAUGHTON, with Gatesgill, a township, in the parish of Dalston, union of Carlisle, ward and E. division of Cumberland, 5½ miles (S. by W.) from the city of Carlisle; containing 318 inhabitants.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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England, Cumberland, Raughton-Head – Church records ( 4 )
Bishop’s transcripts Castle-Sowerby and Raughton-Head, 1664-1877
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Castle-Sowerby (Cumberland); Church of England. Chapelry of Raughton-Head (Cumberland)

Bishop’s transcripts Raughton-Head, 1702-1869
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Raughton-Head (Cumberland)

Parish registers for Raughton-Head, 1716-1984
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Raughton-Head (Cumberland)

[Transcript of marriages, 1615-1812, from the bishop’s transcript of the chapelry of Raughton-Head, Cumberland]
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Raughton-Head (Cumberland)

England, Cumberland, Raughton-Head – Church records – Indexes ( 4 )
Computer printout of Raughton Head, Cumb., Eng

Parish register printouts of Raughton Head, Cumbaerland, England, christenings, 1702-1869
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Raughton-Head, Cumberland, England ; christengings, 1679-1687, 1707-1718, 1729-1758
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Raughton-Head, Cumberland, England ; marriages, 1702-1856
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Cumberland, Raughton-Head – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Parish records, 1766-1942
Author: Raughton-Head (Cumerland)

England, Cumberland, Raughton-Head – Public records ( 1 )
Parish records, 1766-1942
Author: Raughton-Head (Cumerland)

England, Cumberland, Raughton-Head – Schools ( 1 )
Parish records, 1766-1942
Author: Raughton-Head (Cumerland)

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Administration

  • County: Cumberland
  • Civil Registration District: Carlisle; 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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