In 1872 James Stockdale published Annals of Cartmel, which included a transcription of the registers. The registers include a record of the marriage of Edward Tyldesley 1582-1622 to Elizabeth Preston on 15 September 1605:
1606. July 12. Rowland Thornburgh sone of Rowland of Hamesfell gener. was Buried.„ Sept. 15. Edward Tildsley gener. and Eliza: Preston maried
Edward Tildesley, of Morley, father of Sir Thomas Tildesley, who was killed just before the battle of Worcester, fighting under the Earl of Derby in Wigan Lane, in the civil wars. Elizabeth Preston, daughter of Christopher Preston, of Holker.There is a monumental pillar erected in 1677 by Alexander Rigby, High Sheriff, on the spot where Sir Thomas Tildesley fell.