Field Broughton St Peter, Lancashire Family History Guide

Field Broughton St Peter is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1748 from chapelry in Cartmel Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Cartmel Field Broughton St Peter, East Broughton, Field Broughton, Broughton Field

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1831
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1859

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Staveley
  • Cartmel
  • Lindale
  • Witherslack, Westmorland
  • Cartmel Fell

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BROUGHTON (East), or Broughton-Field, a township-chapelry in Cartmel parish, Lancashire; 4 miles N of Cartmel r. station, and 7 NE of Ulverstone. Post Town, Cartmel, under Newton-in-Cartmel. Acres, 2,830. Real property, £4,332. Pop., 534. Houses, 107. The property is subdivided. Broughton Grove, Broughton Hall, and Broughton Lodge are chief residences. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £67. Patron, the Duke of Devonshire. The church is good.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Lancashire
  • Civil Registration District: Ulverstone
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness
  • Diocese: Chester
  • Rural Deanery: Furness and Cartmel
  • Poor Law Union: Ulverston
  • Hundred: Lonsdale
  • Province: York