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Westmorland Villages

Constables Census Westmorland 1787


Towards the end of 1787 it was decreed that every house in Westmorland should be surveyed for census by the local constable. Some of these records survive, some do not. The standard of reporting varies greatly. West Ward is the most comprehensively covered, Followed by East Ward. Kendal Ward has few surviving returns and Lonsdale Ward has none. The actual returns were taken during December 1787.

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An Index of names listed in this resource, in alphabetical order identified by Constablewick, there is a key within, West Ward is a very large file, but worth the effort. If you browse further down this page you can access the West Ward by Parish.

Alphabetical Indexes

West Ward

East Ward

Kendal Ward

West Ward by Parish

Askham Parish

Askham

Helton Flecket

Bampton Parish

Bampton

 

Barton Parish

Barton

Hartsop and Patterdale

Martindale

Sockbridge

Brougham Parish

Moorhouses and Woodside

 

 Cliburn Parish

Cliburn

 

Clifton Parish

Clifton

 

Crosby Ravensworth Parish

Crosby Ravensworth

  Birkbeck Fells

Maulds Meaburn

  Reagill

 Lowther Parish

Lowther

Hackthorpe and Whale

Melkinthorpe

 

Morland Parish

Morland

Bolton

Kings Meaburn

Newby

Great Strickland

Little Strickland

Thrimby

 

Shap Parish

Shap

Keld, Thornship, Tailbert & Racet

Hardendale

Ros(e)gill & Sleddale

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Westmorland Villages