People Connected to Westmorland
Historic County of England
Westmorland Genealogical Resources
- Pedigrees recorded at the heralds' visitations of the counties of Cumberland and Westmorland : made by Richard St. George, Norry, king of arms in 1615, and by William Dugdale, Norry, king of arms in 1666
How to use this Page
- Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Westmorland to this project.
- You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Westmorland Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!
Note People with links to Westmorland can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.
People connected to Westmorland can also be linked to the following projects.
Historical and Political people
- accommodated by the project Historical Westmorland which covers the History of Westmorland and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.
Famous or Notable People
Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Westmorland - Famous People and add them to the listing there.
People from Westmorland who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Westmorland families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.
Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.
Feel free to follow, request to collaborate
To join the project use the request link under "actions" at the top right of the page.
Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal of assistance.
See the discussion Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going!
Heads of Westmorland Families on Geni
Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.
Emigrants from Westmorland
Please add the names of people from Westmorland who settled in the "New World"
- Ralph Burton d.1768 British soldier and Canadian settler
- John Oates (1788-1870) 1820 Settler
Other Pages for People Connected to English Counties
People Connected to Middlesex inc. London
this project is in History Link