Graveyard panorama

St. Mary's Graveyards


A map showing many of the locations mentioned in the records may be found here.

Birth, marriage and death records from 1837 may be found here.

Christening and marriage records for the area may be found here. Select Batch Number on the form. For Crosthwaite & Lyth the christening batch numbers are P003141 and C003142. The marriage batch number is M003141.

For genealogists - many of the persons listed in these records can be found and linked into their family trees here.


  1. "The Registers of Crosthwaite-cum-Lyth", Kendal Records Office.
  2. "Poppies in the Lyth Valley", EPL Windsor.
  3. "Cameos of Crosthwaite and Lyth", Pam Bownass, Penny Mutch, Hartley Trotter & John Wilson, available from the Crosthwaite Exchange.