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Cumberland (Cumbria) - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

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Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Cumberland (Cumbria)

Image right Beckermet - St. Bridget


The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed.


Please update the project by adding links to any available monumental inscriptions or pages where images of the graves/cemeteries can be seen - mostly Billion Graves or Find a Grave.

Churches of Cumbria

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List of Towns

The following list will probably need refining as not all places have cemeteries

Abbey Holme

Addingham

Aikton

Ainstable

Allithwaite - was Lancashire

  • Alithwaite, St. Mary - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Allhallows

Allonby

Alston

Ambleside

  • Ambleside, Hawkshead Hill Baptist Church Cemetery

Find a Grave

Arlecdon

Armathwaite

Arthuret

Aspatria

Barrow-in-Furness

  • commonly known as Barrow) is a town and seaport in the county of Cumbria, England. Historically part of Lancashire it was incorporated as a municipal borough in 1867 and merged with adjacent districts in 1974 to form the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness.
  • Barrow-in-Furness, Thornecliffe Cemetery and Crematorium

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC - listed as in Lancashire

Find a Grave

Bassenthwaite

Beaumont

Beckermet

  • Beckermet Cemetery

Find a Grave

  • Beckermet St. Bridget Churchyard
  • Beckermet St. John Churchyard

Find a Grave

Bewcastle

Bolton

Bootle

Borrowdale

Bowness

Brampton

Bridekirk

Brigham

Bromfield

Broughton-in-Furness

  • St Mary Magdalene Cemetery

Gravestone Photographic Resource cemetery list 10 Graves

Burgh by Sands

Buttermere

Caldbeck

Calder Bridge

Camerton

Cannonby Cross

Carlatton (ex. par.)

Carlisle

  • Carlisle Cathedral

Find a Grave

  • Carlisle Cemetery

Find a Grave

  • Carlisle Civilian War Dead

Find a Grave

  • Carlisle Crematorium

Find a Grave

  • Carlisle Dalton Road Cemetery

Find a Grave

  • Carlisle, Richardson Street Cemetery

Find a Grave

  • Carlisle St. Cuthbert Churchyard
  • Carlisle, St. John the Evangelist Churchyard

Find a Grave

  • Carlisle, St. Joseph Roman Catholic Churchyard

Find a Grave

  • Carlisle St. Mary the Virgin Churchyard

Find a Grave

  • Carlisle Stanwix Cemetery Kingstown Road

Find a Grave

Find a Grave 2nd Page - Stanwic

  • Carlisle Upperby Cemetery

Find a Grave

Find a Grave 2nd Page

Castle Carrock

Castle Sowerby

Castlerigg

  • Castlerigg, St. John Churchyard

Cleator

Cockermouth

Copeland Forest (ex. par.)

Corney

Croglin

Crosby on Eden

  • Crosby on Eden, St. John the Evangelist

Find a Grave

Crosscanonby

Crosthwaite

Culgaith

Cumrew

Cumwhitton

Dacre

Dalston

Dean

Dearham

Denton - see Upper & Nether Denton

Distington

Drigg

Edenhall

Egremont

Embleton

Ennerdale

Eskdale

Farlam

Flimby

Garrigill

Gilcrux

  • Gilcrux, St. Mary Cemetery

Gravestone Photographic Resource cemetery list

Great Orton

Gosforth

  • Gosforth Parish Churchyard

Find a Grave

  • Gosforth, St. Mary Cemetery

Gravestone Photographic Resource cemetery list 30 Graves

Great Salkeld

Greystoke

Grinsdale

Haile

Harrington

Hayton

Hensingham

Hesket in the Forest

Highhead

Holm Cultram

Hutton in the Forest

Ireby

Irthington

Irton

Isell

Ivegill (or Highhead)

Keswick

Kingmoor (ex. par.)

Kirkandrews on Eden

Kirkandrews on Esk

Kirkbampton

Kirkbride

Kirkby Beacock

Kirkcambeck

Kirkland

Kirklinton

Kirkoswald

Lamplugh

Lanercost

Langwathby

Lazonby

Longtown

Lorton

Loweswater

Maryport

Matterdale

Melmerby

Millom

Moresby

Mosser

Muncaster

Mungrisdale

Murton

  • War Memorial Cemetery

Gravestone Photographic Resource cemetery list

Nether Denton

Nether Wasdale

Newlands

Newton Regny

Nichol Forest

Orton

Ousby

Over Denton

Penrith

Plumbland

Plumpton Wall

Ponsonby

Raughtonhead

Ravenglass

Renwick

Rockcliffe

Scaleby

Sebergham

Setmurthy

Skelton

St. Bees

Stanwix

Stapleton

Thornthwaite

Threlkeld

  • Threlkeld, St. John in the Vale Cemetery

Gravestone Photographic Resource cemetery list

Thursby

Thwaites

Torpenhow

  • Torpenhow, St. Michael Cemetery

Gravestone Photographic Resource cemetery list

Uldale

Ulpha

Upper Denton

Waberthwaite

Walton

Warwick

Wasdale Head

Watermillock

Westward

Wetheral

Whicham

Whitbeck

Whitehaven

  • Whitehave Holy Trinity Churchyard
  • Whitehave St. James Churchyard
  • Whitehave St. Nicholas Churchyard

Wigton

Workington

  • Workington St. John Churchyard
  • Workington, St. Michael Churchyard

Wreay

Wythburn

References and Sources