Threlkeld is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cumberland, created in 1747 from a chapelry in Greystoke Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1573
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1646

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

THRELKELD, a chapelry in Greystoke parish, Cumberland; on the Penrith and Cockermouth railway, under Saddleback mountain, 4 miles ENE of Keswick. It has a post-office under Windermere, and a r. station with telegraph. Acres, 4710. Real property, £2,216. Pop., 1,380. Houses, 75. T. Hall was the seat of Sir L. Threlkeld, in the time of Henry VII.; became the retreat of “the good Lord Clifford,” in his persecuted boyhood; is now partly ruinous, partly a farmhouse; and is noticed by Wordsworth in his “Waggoner.” The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £60. Patron, the Earl of Lonsdale.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

THRELKELD, a chapelry, in the parish of Greystock, union of Penrith, Leath ward, E. division of Cumberland, 4½ miles (E. N. E.) from Keswick; containing 332 inhabitants. It comprises 2200 acres, onethird of which is poor pasture and in woodland, and the remainder about equally divided between arable and meadow. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £53; patron, the Earl of Lonsdale. The chapel, dedicated to St. Mary, was rebuilt by subscription in 1776, at a cost of £270.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

FamilySearch

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

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

England, Cumberland, Threlkeld – Church records ( 4 )
Bishop’s transcripts Threlkeld, 1645-1875
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Threlkeld (Cumberland)

Church records, 1774-1919
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Threlkeld (Cumberland)

Parish registers for Threlkeld, 1573-1977
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Threlkeld (Cumberland)

[Transcript of marriages, 1573-1812, from the bishop’s transcript for the chapelry of Threlkeld, Cumberland]
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Threlkeld (Cumberland)

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

Parish register printouts of Threlkeld, Cumberland, England ; christenings, 1646-1760
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Threlkeld, Cumberland, England ; christenings, 1761-1875
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Threlkeld, Cumberland, England ; marriages, 1761-1863
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Cumberland, Threlkeld – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Church records, 1774-1919
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Threlkeld (Cumberland)

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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