Uldale is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.

Alternative names: Oldale

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1642
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1593

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ULDALE, a parish, with three hamlets, in Wigton district, Cumberland; under the Caldbeck fells, 1½ mile SSE of Ireby, and 6¾ SSE of Leegate r. station. Post town, Ireby, under Wigton. Acres, 5,500. Real property, £2,498. Pop., 294. Houses, 59. The manor belongs to Gen. Wyndham. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £151. Patron, J. Gillbanks, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1730. There are an endowed grammar-school with £47 a year, and charities £15. A fair is held on 29 Aug.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

ULDALE, a parish, in the union of Wigton, Allerdale ward below Derwent, W. division of Cumberland, 8 miles (S. by W.) from Wigton; containing 330 inhabitants.

The parish comprises 2217a. 3r. 10p., exclusively of waste and common. The river Ellen has its source here, in two small lakes well stocked with various kinds of fish; about a mile and a half south-east from which, a brook, tumbling from a lofty mountain over several rocky precipices, forms a beautiful cascade termed White-Water Dash. Coal, freestone, limestone, and peat abound. A large fair for sheep is held on August 29th.

The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £17. 18. 1½.; net income, £151; patron, the Rev. Joseph Cape. The church was rebuilt by the parishioners in 1730. The free school, founded in 1726, has an endowment of about £47 per annum.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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

England, Cumberland, Uldale – Church records ( 4 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Uldale, 1663-1870
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Uldale (Cumberland)

Parish registers for Uldale, 1642-1958
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Uldale (Cumberland)

[Transcript of marriages, 1643-1812, from the bishop’s transcript for the parish of Uldale, Cumberland]
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Uldale (Cumberland)

Uldale parish registers, 1642-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Uldale (Cumberland); Swift, Francis Bernard

England, Cumberland, Uldale – Church records – Indexes ( 5 )
Allerdale burial index
Author: Cumbria Family History Society

Computer printout of Uldale, Cumb., Eng

Parish register printouts of Uldale, Cumberland, England ; christenings, 1663-1718
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Uldale, Cumberland, England ; christenings, 1719-1870
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Uldale, Cumberland, England ; marriages, 1719-1867
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Cumberland, Uldale – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Parish records, 1836-1921
Author: Uldale (Cumberland)

England, Cumberland, Uldale – Public records ( 1 )
Parish records, 1836-1921
Author: Uldale (Cumberland)

England, Cumberland, Uldale – Taxation ( 1 )
Parish records, 1836-1921
Author: Uldale (Cumberland)

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Administration

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

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