"PRESTON-PATRICK, a chapelry in that part of the parish of BURTON-in-KENDAL which is in KENDAL ward, county of WESTMORLAND, 6 miles (N..W. by.W.) from Kirkby-Lousdale, containing 398 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Richmond, and diocese of Chester, endowed with £400 private benefaction, and £ 600 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Inhabitants. The chapel, dedicated to St. Patrick, is a neat building, situated on the acclivity of a hill rising from the eastern bank of the Belo, which is here crossed by the Lancaster canal, in its course through the parish. A school, founded by subscription in 1780, is endowed with an allotment of land, awarded under the enclosure act, and now let for £ 12. 12. a year, for which ten children receive free instruction. "
[From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright Mel Lockie 2016]
Preston Patrick is a parish in Kendal Ward. It was formerly a detached part of Burton in Kendal parish.
It is close to the parishes of Old Hutton, Mansergh, Beetham, Heversham and Crosscrake.
Returns do not survive for the 'census' of 1787.
Census returns are available from the usual sources for 1841-1911.
Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts are held by Cumbria Archives :
originals at Kendal RO and microfilm copies at Carlisle RO.
See the CASCAT online calogue for WPR42 for information on these and other parish records..
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The details for the parish from the Parson & White's Directory for 1829 are transcribed on Edenlinks site.
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Hearth Tax records for 1674 Preston Patrick (Kendal) transcribed on Edenlinks.