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Guide to Great Sankey, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Great Sankey, Lancashire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred West Derby
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Warrington PLU
Registration District Warrington
Records begin
Parish registers: 1728
Bishop's Transcripts: 1769
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Prescot
Diocese Chester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Contents

Chapelry History

SANKEY, GREAT, a chapelry, in the parish of Prescot, union of Warrington, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 2¾ miles west from Warrington. The chapel, dedicated to St. Mary, was built by the year 1728. As of 1847, there was a Sunday school in the chapelry.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Online Records

Church of England

Great Sankey chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Prescot to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = findmypast (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk


GREAT SANKEY ST MARY Chapelry  (1649) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1649-1880 1658-1683, 1730-1750, 1842-1913 None
LOPC 1728-1937 1730-1752, 1842-1938 1735-1909
LBMD None None None
'PRESCOT ST MARY'PARISH (1531) Indexes(ancient parish containing GREAT SANKEY)

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1580-1632, 1770-1776, 1813-1828, 1861-1900 1576-1900 1770-1775, 1812-1900
LOPC 1665-1900 1667-1837, 1845-1900 1665-1900
LBMD 1837-1961 1911-1969 None
AC 1531-1666 1531-1666 1531-1666


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Great Sankey and comprising the whole ancient parish of Prescot to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the PRESCOT ST MARY PARISH page.


Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 306904.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Lancashire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 15-20. Adapted. Date accessed: 14 October 2013.

 

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