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

Lydiate, Lancashire
St Thomas' Lydiate and Downholland Lancashire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred West Derby
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Ormskirk PLU
Registration District Ormskirk
Records begin
Parish registers: 1841
Bishop's Transcripts: 1610
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery North Meols
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

LYDIATE (St Thomas) was created a district chapelry in 1841 from Halsall, union of Ormskirk, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3½ miles (S. W. by W.)from Ormskirk. [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

Lydiate chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Halsall 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


LYDIATE ST THOMAS Chapelry (1841) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC 1841-1921 1848-1920 1888-1907 
AC None None None
HALSALL ST CUTHBERT PARISH (1606) Indexes(ancient parish containing LYDIATE Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1606-1893 1606-1883 None
LOPC 1651-1914 1660-1904 1653-1919
AC 1606-1754 1606-1754 1606-1754


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Lydiate and comprising the whole ancient parish of Halsall to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the HALSALL ST CUTHBERT 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 306900.


Poor Law Unions

Ormskirk Poor Law Union, Lancashire

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

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 198-203. Date accessed: 20 August 2013.

 

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