Thwaites is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Cumberland, created in 1717 from a chapelry in Millom Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1724
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1725

Nonconformists include:

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

THWAITES, a chapelry in Millom parish, Cumberland; near Millom r. station. Post town, Holborn-Hill, under Ulverstone. Real property, £2,435. Pop., 350. Houses, 61. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £115. Patrons, the Landowners. The church was rebuilt in 1715.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

THWAITES, a chapelry, in the parish of Millom, union of Bootle, Allerdale ward above Derwent, W. division of Cumberland, 10 miles (S. E.) from Ravenglass; containing 356 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £99; patrons, four Landowners in the chapelry. The chapel was rebuilt in 1715, and dedicated to St. Anne in 1724.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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England, Cumberland, Thwaites – Cemeteries ( 1 )
St Anne’s Church Thwaites gravestone inscriptions
Author: Millom Folk Museum Society

England, Cumberland, Thwaites – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Thwaites., 1725-1873
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Thwaites (Cumberland)

Parish registers for Thwaites, 1724-1911
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Thwaites (Cumberland)

A transcript of the registers of the chapelry of Thwaites in the parish of Millom, 1724-1837
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Thwaites (Cumberland); Dunn, G. S.

England, Cumberland, Thwaites – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Thwaites, Cumberland, England

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Cumberland
  • Civil Registration District: Bootle
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries – Copeland
  • Diocese: Carlisle
  • Rural Deanery: Copeland
  • Poor Law Union: Bootle
  • Hundred: Allerdale above Derwent Ward
  • Province: York

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