North of the Sands

Westmoreland Church Notes

The Records

Westmorland Church Notes is the transcription of all of the monumental transcriptions, church plaques and windows, and other parish church memorials in the County of Westmorland published by Edward Bellasis in 1888.

It was scanned by Sarah Reveley. Lynn Bowman in Australia formatted the transcriptions, while Bev Rowe in Australia and Helen Wilson in Birmingham, England transcribed the scans.


Only those surnames that appear in Westmorland Church Notes are listed under the surnames section of this site.

We are not a genealogy site per sé, this site's core function is to provide a searchable index of names that appear in Westmorland Church Notes only.

There are 4,871 entries in the database.

Historical Texts

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The Parishes of Westmorland Church Notes