Windermere is an Ancient Parish in the county of Westmorland.

Other places in the parish include: Undermillbeck, Undermilbeck, Storrs, Lindreth, and Bowness.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1613
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1634

Nonconformists include: Plymouth Brethren, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Cemetery records, 1888-1990 Author: St. Mary-Applethwaite (Windermere, Westmoreland). Burial Board

Monumental Inscriptions from St. Martin’s Churchyard, Windermere

Births, marriages, and burials, 1674-1782 Author: Society of Friends. Windermere Monthly Meeting (England)

Bishop’s transcripts for Ambleside, 1795-1876

Bishop’s transcripts for Troutbeck, 1698-1865

Bishop’s transcripts for Windermere, 1706-1868

Bishop’s transcripts for Winster, 1813-1871

Christenings, marriages and burials, Windermere and Haversham, Westmorland, England Author: Norman, Bertram William Tuff, 1880-1959

Parish registers for St. John’s Church, Windermere, 1886-1901

Parish registers for Windermere, 1613-1907 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Windermere (Westmoreland)

Parish registers for Winster, 1813-1835

Parish register printout of Windermere, Westmoreland, England (Christenings, 1694-1855)

Windermere in the nineteenth century Author: Westall, Oliver M.

Full colour street map of Kendal : Ambleside, Windermere, Keswick, Milnthorpe, Kirkby Lonsdale, Grange-over-Sands Author: Focus Maps

War memorial, Windermere St Martin, Westmorland : [visited 17 May 1998 and 24 August 2004]

Westmorland Archives & Family History Groups

Cumbria Archives


Cumbria County History Trust | a collaborative community project

Cumbria Industrial History Society | Industrial History of Cumbria

The Cumbria Amenity Trust Mining History Society – CATMHS

GENUKI: Westmorland, Westmorland

Local History Societies

Alston Moor Historical Society

Asby History Group on the Asby Parish

Appleby-in-Westmorland Society

Appleby Archaeology Group

Bampton and District Local History Society

Cumbria Local History Federation (CLHF)

The History of Eamont Bridge

History Group on the Long Marton

Orton and Tebay Local History Society

Ravenstonedale Parish History Group

Shap Local History Society

Upper Eden History Society


Westmorland Poll 1826

Principal Inhabitants of Cumberland and Westmorland 1829 PDF

Westmorland, England – Wills Abstracts

Cumbrian Manorial Records – Homepage

Gravestone Photos

Westmorland Church Notes

Legends and Historical Notes

Place-Names of Westmorland

Pedigrees of Westmorland


Westmorland RootsChat.Com

Records for England

Births and Baptism Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Marriage Records

England Marriages, 1538–1973

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Death Records

England Death Records, 1998-2015

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1640-1660

Non-Conformist Records

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977



England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales Census, 1911


United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

War and Conflict

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners’ Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries


Old maps of Britain and Europe from A Vision of Britain Through Time


  • County: Westmorland
  • Civil Registration District: Kendal
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries – Kendal
  • Diocese: Chester
  • Rural Deanery: Kendal
  • Poor Law Union: Kendal
  • Hundred: Kendal
  • Province: York

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