England & Wales Hardwicke Marriage Index
Marriages 1754 - 1837
Asby St Peter

 

The Parish

The parish of Asby, also nowadays known as Great Asby, lies in central Westmorland about 5 miles south of the market town of Appleby. Great Asby is a small and rather linear village, built along the valley of the Hoff Beck and sitting within an extensive area devoid of any numbered major roads. The closest significant roads arethe Trans-Pennine A66 which lies just around 4 miles to Great Asby's northeast and the B6260 (Appleby to Orton) road which lies 3 miles west. Great Asby parish also contained a number of smaller townships of which Little Asby is the only settlement larger than a hamlet, today. An upland area, underlain by highly porous limestone, the parish would have had a pastoral farming economy dominated by raising of sheep on the thin soils sitting above the limestone. Today Great Asby has some tourism as there are many paths crisscrossing the upland to its south where the limestone surface is divided into classic "clints & grykes". Caving in the many underground systems is also a major local activity. The Hoff Beck drains the parish northwards, joining the Eden at Appleby and reaching the Irish Sea through Carlisle & the Solway Estuary. Great Asby is sited at around 180 metres above the sea in an extensive upland area on the western side of the Pennines, land rises to local heights of almost 400 metres on nearby Beacon Hill. As befits a northern upland parish Asby parish was extensive, covering close to 6,500 acres it would have supported a population of almost 450 parishioners. Like much of the north of England Asby parish is not mentioned in Domesday Book, the coverage this far north is sparse.



The Church

St Peter's church sits at the heart of Great Asby on the southern side of the main lane running through the village and close to the banks of the Hoff Beck. Sadly St Peter is not some medieval masterpiece but a Victorian replacement built in the 1860s replacing whatever church stood here before. The local benefactors, the Hill family, paid for the work which Pevsner describes as "unabashedly Victorian". A western bellcote is its only significant feature which required substantial buttressing to take its weight. St Peter sits on a broad junction of lanes with a substantial area for parking around the entry, a lychgate grants entry through a low local stone wall into a churchyard devoid of any obstacles to photography.


The Records

Register No Covering Dates Deposited With Register Style Quality Standard Comments
1
1st June 1754 - 31st October 1811
Cumbria Archives - Kendal - Reference - WPR1/1/2/1
Standard preprinted and self-numbered combined Banns & Marriage register with 4 entries per page
Grade 1 Register - Few issues noted and a low likelihood of misreads
None
2 9th January 1813 - 27th August 1836 Cumbria Archives - Kendal - Reference - WPR1/1/2/2 Standard Rose style preprinted and prenumbered Marriage register  Grade 1 Register - Few issues noted and a low likelihood of misreads None


Crosby Ravensworth St Lawrence
Appleby St Lawrence
Ormside St James
Warcop St Columba
Crosby Ravensworth St Lawrence
Orton All Saints
Kirkby Stephen St Stephen
Crosby Garrett St Andrew
Orton All Saints
Orton All Saints
Crosby Garrett St Andrew

1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1820 1830

Register Reference Date Groom Forename Groom Surname Groom Status Groom Abode Bride Forename Bride Surname Bride Status Bride Abode
06/02/1754 William CLARK

Ann WILSON
Appleby
01/06/1754 John EARLE
Brough Margaret ROBERTSON

22/06/1754 William BOUSFIELD

Ellinor WALLER

30/09/1754 John BARNET

Agnes SMITH

02/12/1754 John SOWERBY

Mary PENRITH

02/06/1755 John BOUSFIELD

Agnes HARRISON

22/07/1755 Edward BARNET

Jane ROBERTSON

18/02/1756 William WILSON

Mary ELLIOTSON

05/04/1756 Henry PARK

Ann TAYLOR

05/04/1756 William TAYLOR

Mary WILSON

12/04/1756 Joseph FURNESS
Shap Rachell MASON

18/05/1756 John RUDD
Warcop Jane TAYLOR

17/08/1756 Robert CLAWSON
Kirkby Stephen Elizabeth WILKINSON

08/08/1757 Joseph COLLIN
Appleby Elizabeth FAIRER

29/12/1757 Jonathan WESTMORLAND
Addingham, Cumberland Margaret STEWARDSON

14/02/1758 William KIRKBRIDE

Sarah BRUNSKILL

03/05/1758 James ALLINSON
Dufton Mary ROBERTSON

16/04/1759 Thomas ELLIOTSON

Mary PARK

08/05/1759 Richard BOUSFIELD

Mary JACKSON

08/05/1759 George HARRISON

Elizabeth ATKINSON

21/05/1759 William ROBINSON
Crosby Garrett Mary BOWNESS

21/05/1759 John FAIRER

Elizabeth BELL

21/05/1759 John JACKSON

Margaret FAIRER

29/05/1759 John SPOONER

Elizabeth THOMPSON

27/02/1760 John BOWERBANK
Skelton, Cumberland Mary SMITH

15/05/1760 John ION
Crosby Garrett Elizabeth ROBINSON

26/05/1760 James BOUSFIELD
Kirkby Stephen Margaret BOUSFIELD

02/07/1760 Joseph SOWERBY

Isabel HODGSON
Orton
20/10/1760 George BOUSFIELD

Mary FARER

18/11/1760 Hugh PARK

Isabel DENT

23/12/1760 James WHARTON
Orton Mary SPOONER

29/09/1761 John WOODMAS

Ann WOOD

17/11/1761 Thomas CLEMMET

Sarah ELLIOTSON

19/11/1761 Richard OLDMAN
Orton Agnes NICHOLSON

01/02/1762 Thomas BELL

Hannah DALTON

18/04/1762 Thomas FURNACE
Alston, Cumberland Martha ROBINSON

24/05/1762 John THOMPSON
Alston, Cumberland Anne SAWER

29/12/1762 John BOUSFIELD
Crosby Garrett Agnes JACKSON

22/08/1763 Joseph CLEMMET

Anne ELWOOD

06/10/1763 Joseph ROBINSON

Mary IRWIN
Kirkby Stephen
12/11/1764 Anthony CARLTON

Sarah PARK

26/11/1764 Anthony JACKSON

Elizabeth GIBSON

14/05/1765 Thomas CLARK
Crosby Ravensworth Elizabeth WILSON

21/05/1765 James HARRISON
Crosby Ravensworth Elizabeth STEWARDSON

21/07/1765 Henry SLEE

Agnes NEWTON

14/08/1765 William ROBERTSHAW
St Michael, Appleby Margaret RICHARDSON

11/11/1765 Charles PENRITH
Shap Elizabeth MORLAND

05/01/1766 Gilpin GORST
Staindrop, Durham Margaret HARRISON

27/05/1766 Thomas ARMSTRONG
Crosby Ravensworth Hannah STEWARDSON

25/08/1766 Thomas SPOONER

Bella WATSON

20/10/1766 George PARK

Elizabeth LOWES

03/06/1767 Thomas HASTWELL

Mary WILSON

10/06/1767 Thomas HEELIS
Appleby Ann MACHELL

12/11/1767 James STEWARDSON

Margaret POWLEY

08/12/1767 John SPOONER

Jane HAMILTON

02/02/1768 Thomas THOMPSON

Ann BARNARD

07/03/1768 Roger DAGG
Bishopton, Durham Elizabeth WILSON

06/11/1768 Benjamin DOCKER

Jane JUDSON

22/11/1768 Thomas SCOTT

Isabell ELLIOTSON

22/11/1768 William STEWARDSON

Margaret JACKSON

18/03/1769 William DODD

Anne SOWERBY

03/05/1769 John WINTER
Orton Barbary DENT

03/05/1769 Matthew STEDMAN
Great Musgrave Jane DENT

08/05/1769 Joseph LEWIS

Mary DENT

15/05/1769 Robert RAILTON
St Mary, Carlisle, Cumberland Jane SEVITHWAITE

10/07/1769 John HALL

Mary DALTON

03/06/1770 William MASON

Ann ROBINSON

17/08/1770 William LAURENCE

Margaret ROBINSON

07/04/1771 William CLARK

Mary BOWERBANK

16/06/1771 Joseph SPOONER

Mary SPOONER

16/10/1771 Anthony NICHOLSON

Dorothy HODGSON Single
07/04/1772 Lancelot JACKSON

Alice HARRISON Single
19/10/1772 John GRAHAM

Deborah ELLIOTSON Single
12/11/1772 Michael ADDISON Widower Orton Ellionor WILSON Widow
23/11/1772 John CLEMMET

Sarah CARLTON Single
16/08/1773 Joseph ARMSTRONG

Mary DENT Single
27/09/1773 Thomas WILSON

Jane ARMSTRONG Single
04/01/1775 Stephen TODD

Mary ELLIOTSON

09/10/1775 Thomas JACKSON

Sarah JACKSON Single
04/09/1776 Richard DIXON
Ravenstonedale Isabella RUDD Single
27/01/1777 Thomas FARRER
Shap Hannah SANDER Single
13/05/1777 Thomas METCALF
Ravenstonedale Ann JACKSON Single
07/06/1778 Richard WALKER

Sarah FAINT Single
05/07/1779 John NICHOLSON

Frances ROBINSON Single Crosby Garrett
06/11/1780 William CANNON
St Michael, Appleby Frances JACKSON Single
04/06/1781 John JACKSON Widower
Hannah MARSHAL Widow
12/11/1781 Richard WALKER Widower
Agnes BOUSFIELD Single
27/11/1781 Joseph ION Single
Mary DALTON Single
18/02/1782 William THWAITES Widower Crosby Ravensworth Agnes TUER Widow
22/10/1782 Miles TAYLOR Single
Elizabeth MARSHAL Single
04/08/1783 Isaac METCALF
Sedbergh, Yorkshire Mary WILSON

06/11/1783 James WILSON Single
Mary MARSHALL Single
20/11/1783 John TEASDALE
St Michael, Appleby Margaret WILSON

21/06/1784 William FAIRER

Ann DOWER

27/06/1784 Stephen GIBIN
Ormside Nanny BOUSFIELD

31/08/1784 Thomas FAIRER

Mary SPOONER

20/04/1785 Nicolas JACKSON

Mary RICHARDSON Single
22/11/1785 Michael YARE

Margaret MARSHALL

05/04/1786 John CARLTON

Margaret GOWLING

21/05/1786 Richard HOGGART Single
Mary SOWERBY

10/10/1787 Robert ARMSTRONG

Eliza WILSON Single
24/04/1788 Philip BOUSFIELD

Isabel NEWTON

05/03/1789 Thomas ADDISON
Morland Ann BOWNESS

27/06/1790 John JACKSON Single Kendal Hannah SOWERBY

20/12/1790 John RUDD

Mary BARNET Single
15/06/1791 Thomas ROBINSON Single Crosby Garrett Ann RUDD

03/07/1791 Anthony CARLTON

Lucy OUSBY Single
10/11/1791 Thomas METCALF

Mary CHRISTIAN Single
20/12/1791 John GOWLING

Elizabeth SPOONER Single
20/05/1792 Henry JACKSON

Annas GOWLING

29/01/1793 Richard JACKSON Widower
Sarah BOUSFIELD Single
10/04/1793 Samuel STEWARDSON

Mary STEWARDSON Single
22/05/1793 Thomas TAYLOR

Isabel RUDD Single
18/06/1793 William SOWERBY Single
Elizabeth PARK Single
02/10/1793 Jonathan WARD

Nancy THORNBER Single
10/06/1794 William HOLLEY Single
Margaret SOWERBY Single
28/12/1794 John BRUNSKILL
Temple Sowerby Isabella NEWTON Single
06/01/1795 George JACKSON
Appleby Mary STEWARDSON Single
08/02/1795 Thomas STURDY

Ann STEWARDSON Single
14/03/1796 John METCALF Single Orton Agnes HOGARTH Single
24/04/1796 Robert JACKSON

Agnes BOWNESS

16/05/1796 William SANDILANDS
Scotland Ann WILKINSON Single
02/10/1796 Thomas HOLME
Crosby Ravensworth Ann FARRER Single
21/11/1796 Roger EWIN
Ormside Ruth MASON Single
25/12/1796 Thomas ROBINSON Single Cliburn Margaret JACKSON Single
22/05/1797 Henry LOWISS

Eleanor RICHARDSON Single
20/06/1797 Robert RUDD Single
Mary BOWNESS Single
23/01/1798 Henry NICHOLSON Single
Isabel JACKSON Single
23/05/1798 William MARSHALL

Sarah WILSON Single
14/10/1799 John WILSON Single
Elizabeth TAYLOR Single
25/05/1800 Robert WHITEHEAD
Orton Jane STEWARDSON Single
02/06/1800 John CLEMMET

Mary NEWTON Single
03/12/1800 George ROBINSON
Ravenstonedale Ann STEWARDSON Single
28/09/1801 George BOUSFIELD

Jane BIRTLE Single
15/06/1802 George WAISTELL

Margaret STEWARDSON Single
05/09/1802 John RIGG Single Crosby Ravensworth Margaret TAYLOR Single
24/10/1802 George DODD

Mary JACKSON Single
14/05/1804 Richard MOSS
Appleby Betty WILSON Single
23/05/1804 Thomas NEWTON

Elizabeth NICHOLSON Single
25/05/1807 James MCKINNEY Single Ormside Mary ELLWOOD Single
14/09/1807 Stephen SCARBROUGH Single Ravenstonedale Agnes TAYLOR Single
07/06/1808 John RUDD Single Kirkland, Cumberland Mary WALKER Single
23/01/1809 John SOWERBY Single
Barbara NICHOLSON Single
09/02/1809 Thomas SOWERBY Single
Isabella DODD Single
12/09/1809 John BECK Single Ravenstonedale Agnes FEINT Single
25/09/1809 Robert CARLETON

Eleanor CLEMMET Single
20/08/1810 James WRIGHT Single Ormside Sarah WALKER Single
31/10/1811 William TAYLOR Single
Margaret MORLAND Single
1 09/01/1813 Benjamin PARKINSON Single Brougham Isabella FOTHERGILL Single
2 19/04/1813 John METCALF Single
Elizabeth DODD Single
3 16/11/1813 Robert WILSON Single
Isabella MARTINDALE Single
4 13/11/1814 Christopher ALLAN Single Long Marton Margaret NICHOLSON Single
5 29/05/1815 Lancelot SHAW Single Morland Mary FOTHERGILL Single
6 27/11/1815 Joseph RICHARDSON Single Ormside Ann SEDGWICK Single
7 16/01/1816 William DOCKER Single Bassenthwaite, Cumberland Charlotte HENDERSON Single
8 30/05/1816 Robert WILSON Single
Margaret HOGGART Single
9 13/06/1816 Henry GUY Single
Elizabeth PARK Single
10 10/09/1816 Thomas FAIRER Single
Mary BETHAM Single
11 20/11/1816 John ELLWOOD Single Kirkby Stephen Mary SHEPHERD Single
12 29/01/1817 Thomas METCALF Single
Elizabeth FAIRER Single
13 29/01/1817 Joseph ELLISON Single
Mary ARMSTRONG Single
14 19/04/1817 William STEWARDSON Single St Lawrence, Appleby Mary NICHOLSON Single
15 20/05/1817 Hugh YOUNG Single
Ellis EARL Single
16 21/07/1817 William COOPER Single Crosby Ravensworth Margaret BETHAM Single
17 29/07/1817 Thomas TAYLOR Widower
Nanny CLEMMET Single
18 08/09/1818 John GOWLING Single
Jane ADAMSON Single
19 30/12/1818 Anthony FAWCETT Single Sedbergh, Yorkshire Sarah CARLTON Single
20 01/06/1819 William BOUSFIELD Single
Jane HARRISON Single
21 12/04/1820 Thomas YARE Single
Nanny FAIRER Single
22 12/03/1821 John THOMPSON Single
Mary SPUNER Single
23 06/06/1821 Thomas TAYLOR Single
Isabella NICHOLSON Single
24 16/07/1821 George GOWLING Single
Catharine RUDD Single
25 31/12/1822 John WILSON Single
Sarah WILSON Single
26 08/01/1823 Thomas TEASDALE Widower
Margaret THWAITES Single Kirkby Stephen
27 04/03/1823 Robert NICHOLSON Single
Mary SEDGWICK Single
28 23/06/1823 Thomas HUNTER Single
Elizabeth DODD Single
29 12/07/1823 William STAMPER Single Addingham, Cumberland Elianor STEWARDSON Single
30 15/07/1823 John WALLER Single
Agnes PARK Single
31 12/11/1823 Thomas JACKSON Single
Ann BROWN Single
32 19/11/1823 John FALLOWFIELD Single Morland Mary CLEMMET Single
33 09/12/1823 Thomas ATKINSON Widower Warcop Mary NIXON Single
34 16/12/1823 Thomas IVISON Single Lazonby, Cumberland Mary PEARSON Single
35 15/06/1824 Thomas NICHOLSON Single Great Musgrave Mary WILSON Single
36 19/03/1825 Samuel STEWARDSON Widower
Annas NIXON Widow
37 18/05/1825 Isaac EBDELL Single Kirkby Stephen Margaret JACKSON Single
38 18/06/1825 William BELL Widower Hunstanworth, Durham Isabella WILSON Widow
39 09/07/1825 Thomas JAIMES Single St Michael, Appleby Mary LOWIS Single
40 04/08/1825 Robert CRAIG Single St Michael, Appleby Barbara FOTHERGILL Single
41 12/12/1825 Thomas METCALF Widower
Mary CLEMMET Single
42 26/02/1826 John BELL
Dacre, Cumberland Margaret MARSHAL Single
43 25/04/1826 Robert Yare FAIRER Single
Sarah WRIGHT Single
44 09/08/1826 Joseph BENSON Single Dalston, Cumberland Elizabeth MARSHAL Single
45 24/02/1827 Hugh ALLAN Single Long Marton Sarah WILSON Widow
46 03/03/1827 Richard ION Single St Michael, Appleby Margaret STEWARDSON Single
47 26/06/1827 William HALL Single
Mary MOSS Single
48 11/10/1827 John ROBINSON Single Brough Mary BEACHAM Single
49 06/10/1828 Joseph SOWERBY Single
Elizabeth PENRITH Single
50 12/11/1828 John FARRER Single Morland Ann RIGG Single
51 25/11/1828 Thomas YARE Single Ormside Isabella BRUNSKILL Single
52 18/03/1829 Robert DAWSON Single Ravenstonedale Mary MARSHALL Single
53 08/06/1829 George WAISTEL Single
Margaret PARK Single
54 13/06/1829 Henry SWAINSON
Temple Sowerby Ann LAMB Single
55 06/07/1829 John RUDD Widower
Sarah HODGSON Single
56 22/08/1829 Thomas ATKINSON
Kirkby Stephen Eleanor JACKSON Single
57 11/11/1829 John GOWLING Widower
Mary MORLAND Single
58 22/03/1830 Thomas ELLWOOD Single
Ann FAWCETT Single
59 12/05/1830 Henry MAUGHAN
Morland Anne TAYLOR

60 31/05/1830 George WAISTELL Widower
Mary NELSON Single
61 27/10/1830 Thomas TAYLOR Widower Ravenstonedale Agnes CARLTON

62 17/02/1831 James SEWELL Single Bolton Mary NEWTON

63 11/10/1831 Philip TAYLOR Single
Mary WILKINSON

64 11/12/1831 Robert SLEE Single Bowes, Yorkshire Margaret RUDD Single
65 19/01/1833 Robert MURRAY Single Cumberland Ann BETHAM Single
66 12/05/1833 William RICHARDSON Widower St Lawrence, Appleby Jane BRUNSKILL Single
67 25/06/1833 William ION Single Long Marton Jane WRIGHT Single
68 04/07/1833 Thomas DEAN Single
Mary TAYLOR Single
69 10/10/1833 Thomas STEWARDSON Single
Jane AIREY Single
70 15/10/1833 John EDMONDSON Single Bolton Sarah CLEMMET Single
71 24/10/1833 Jeremiah TAYLOR Single
Isabella JACKSON Single
72 12/06/1834 Benjamin LAWSON Widower Southwark, Surrey Mary CARLTON Single
73 23/06/1834 Richard SIMPSON Single Shap Eleanor JACKSON Single
74 14/10/1834 John STEWARDSON Single
Mary Ann FAIRER Single
75 18/03/1835 Joseph GOWLING Single
Frances FISHER Single Crosby Ravensworth
76 27/04/1835 Robert HODGSON Single Ormside Elizabeth WRIGHT Single
77 11/06/1835 John THWAITES Single
Mary DOBSON Single
78 22/03/1836 George SAYER Single Brough Christabel BRUNSKILL Single
79 25/04/1836 Isaac EWIN Single
Ann FAIRER Single Ormside
80 27/08/1836 Thomas LANCASTER Widower Kirkland, Cumberland Ann COLLINS Single

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