Here are a few photographs of West Cumbrian churches taken on our travels.    I hope you may find some family associations of your own.

CORNEY - St. John the Baptist

CORNEY - St. John the Baptist
The church stands high on the fells

CORNEY - St. John the Baptist - interior
Robert Coulthard and Ann Brocklebank were married here on 12th October 1859
Robert's family came from St. Bees.    Ann lived at Langley Place, Corney, near the coast


HAILE - The Church has no Saint's dedication

All seven of Robert and Ann Coulthard's children were baptised here from 1861 to 1876

when they first lived at Town End Farm, Haile and later at Bookwell, Egremont



BOOTLE - St. Michael
This was the church of our Grice and related families including the Parkers of The Tarn, Bootle
Ann Brocklebank's mother was a Grice from Bootle and her father a Brocklebank from Whitbeck

BOOTLE - St. Michael - Interior
John Brocklebank and Elizabeth Grice, Ann's parents, were married here on 3rd December 1829

BOOTLE - Dissenting Chapel
This was founded in 1780 by Joseph Whitridge, a London Merchant and native of Bootle
under Lady Huntingdon's Connexion
Some of our related families worshipped here and are buried in the grounds

West Cumbrian Churches 1 - Brigham, Workington, Moresby

West Cumbrian Churches 3 - Whitbeck, Whicham, Thwaites, Colton, Broughton-in-Furness

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