SOME WEST CUMBRIAN CHURCHES - 3

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



WHITBECK - St. Mary
This was the church of our Brocklebank family,
farmers at Midtown and other locations nearby




WHITBECK - St. Mary - Interior
The eleven children of John Brocklebank and his wife Mary Case were baptised here
Their son John married Elizabeth Grice at Bootle
Their daughter Jane married Thomas Coward of Colt Park, Aldingham here on 15th July 1822
Their great-grandchildren John Coulthard and Mary Jane Coward later married
and were ancestors of our Coulthard family - John Coulthard's grandparents




WHICHAM - St. Mary
John Brocklebank and Mary Case were married here on 28th October 1797




THWAITES - St. Anne
This church has associations with our Newton relatives originally of Millom but in the shipping business in Liverpool
who had a holiday home nearby at Hazel Mount
Percy Coulthard the youngest of Robert and Ann Coulthard's seven children married Mary Newton




COLTON - Holy Trinity
Colton was in Lancashire until the county reorganisation
Robert and Ann Coulthard's eldest son Robert (Bob) lived at nearby Colton Hall with his wife
Elsie Park who was his second cousin through the Grice family of Bootle




BROUGHTON-IN-FURNESS - St. Mary Magdalene
This was also in Lancashire before the County of Cumbria was formed
It was here that 26 year old Dr. Isaac Mossop of the Rottington branch married 16 year old Agnes Fleming on 2nd December 1826
Agnes married without consent, "her father and mother being dead and no trustee appointed by her father".


West Cumbrian Churches 1 - Brigham, Workington, Moresby

West Cumbrian Churches 2 - Corney, Haile and Bootle





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