Garrett is a split parish in the East Ward of the county adjacent to
Asby, Warcop, Great Musgrave, Brough, Soulby, Kirkby Stephen,
Ravenstonedale and Orton.
The name Crosby might be derived from dwelling by the cross.
M.I.s for Crosby Garrett were transcribed in Monumental Inscriptions of Westmorland by E. Bellasis 1888-89 and are available on Westmorland Papers.
No returns survive for the 'census' of 1787.
Census returns are available from the usual sources for 1841-1911.
Transcript and index for 1851 has been published by the Cumbria Family History Society and also in 'North Westmorland - An Index to the 1851 Census' compiled by David Lowis and Barbara Slack
St Andrew Cruciform church with N & S aisles. Of many periods, including Saxon opening and Norman arcade.
Historical and architectural notes on National Heritage List (English Heritage site).
Photograph(s) and description on VisitCumbria.
Acess and contact details on Church of England site
More details and maps in Genuki Westmorland Church Database
Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts are held by Cumbria Archives :
originals at Kendal RO and microfilm copies at Carlisle RO.
Baptism registers -1973 Marriage registers 1559-1930 Banns registers - Burial registers 1559-1973 Bishops transcripts 1662-1871
See the CASCAT online calogue for WPR48 for information on these and other parish records..
For searching on LDS familysearch.org see IGI batch numbers (compiled by Jake Prescott)
or use the batch number search site (by Hugh Wallis).
The details for the parish from the Parson & White's Directory for 1829 are transcribed on Edenlinks site.
Crosby Garrett, Westmorland; a history of the manor of Crosby Garrett in Westmorland, with local custom and legends (1914) is digitised on the Internet Archive
Cumbria County History Trust has published a "Jubilee Digest" for the township of Crosby Garrett
Magna Britannica et Hibernia.Volume 6: Westmorland by T Cox 1731."Crosby-Gerard, the Lordship and Estate of Roger Lord Clifford 4th, of which he died possessed 13 Rich. II. And left it to his Son and Heir Thomas, with many large Estates, of which Crosseby-Rundewyth was at the same Time a Part."
1641/2 340(est) 1671 170(est) 1801 245
Crosby Garrett is in the diocese of Carlisle and wills will be in Carlisle Record Office.
updated: July 2016
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