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Guide to Haigh and Aspull, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Haigh and Aspull, Lancashire
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Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Salford; West Derby
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Wigan PLU
Registration District Wigan
Records begin
Parish registers: 1833
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Wigan
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

Haigh and Aspull (St David) was created a chapelry in 1833, lying within the boundaries of Wigan All Saints, and union of Wigan, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 2¾ miles north by east from Wigan. The church, dedicated to St. David, was erected in 1833. Other places in the parish include: Aspull.[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.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks

An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/

Church records

Online Records

Church of England

Haigh and Aspull chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Wigan All Saints 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.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk


HAIGH ST DAVID Chapelry  (1833) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC 1833-1912 1834-1936 1834-1915
LBMD None 1837-1951 None
WIGAN ALL SAINTS PARISH (1578) Indexes (ancient parish containing HAIGH Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1578-1926 1594-1880 1749-1952
LOPC 1813-1842, 1844, 1861-1869, 1879-1896 1594-1625, 1754-1898 1754-1904
LBMD 1837-1950 1837-1950 1837-1951
FMP None 1594-1837 None
AC 1580-1625
1580-1625
1580-1625
FREG 1580-1588, 1590-1625 1594-1625 1584-1597, 1600-1626


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Hiagh and Aspull and comprising the whole ancient parish of Wigan All Saints to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the WIGAN ALL SAINTS 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 306908.


Poor Law Unions

Wigan Poor Law Union

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 369-372. Adapted. Date accessed: 14 October 2013.

 

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