Renwick is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1649
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist. 

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RENWICK, a village and a parish in Penrith district, Cumberland. The village stands under Thackmoor fell, 3 miles N E of Kirkoswald, and 9 E by N of Plumpton r. station; and has a fair on the Thursday before 26 Sept ‘ The parish comprises 4, 220 acres. Post-town, Kirkoswald, under Penrith. Real property, £1,538. Pop., 266. Houses, 51. The property is sub-divided. The manor belongs to Queen’s College, Oxford. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £92. Patron, J. Nicholson, Esq. The church is good; and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

RENWICK (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Penrith, Leath ward, E. division of Cumberland, 11 miles (N. E. by E.) from Penrith; containing 319 inhabitants. It comprises by measurement 4231 acres, of which 1619 are arable, and 2528 stunted meadow and mountain land. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £92; patrons, the Trustees of the late W. Lawson, Esq. The tithes were commuted for land in 1814. The church was rebuilt in 1733, and again, on a larger scale, in 1846. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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England, Cumberland, Renwick – Cemeteries ( 2 )
The Memorial inscriptions of Kirkoswald, Renwick, Addingham & Gamblesby, volume 2
Author: Godwin, Jeremy; Clarke, Pat

The Memorial inscriptions of melmerby, Ousby, kirkland, Skirwith & Culgaith, also, addenda to Croglin, Cumrew, Edenhall, Gamblesby, Kirkoswald, & Renwick, volume 4
Author: Godwin, Jeremy; Clarke, Pat; Smith, Alan

England, Cumberland, Renwick – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Renwick, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Cumberland, Renwick – Church records ( 2 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Renwick, 1662-1867
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Renwick (Cumberland)

Parish registers for Renwick, 1649-1979
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Renwick (Cumberland)

England, Cumberland, Renwick – Church records – Indexes ( 4 )
Computer printout of Renwick, Cumb., Eng ire)

Parish register printouts of Renwick, Cumberland, England ; christenings, 1664-1812
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Renwick, Cumberland, England ; christenings, 1813-1867
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Renwick, Cumberland, England ; marriages, 1813-1867
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

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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