Ashton in Makerfield Holy Trinity, Lancashire Genealogy

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Guide to '''Ashton in Makerfield Holy Trinity, Lancashire family history and genealogy.''' Parish registers (baptism, christening, marriage, and burial records), civil registration (birth, marriage, and death records), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and websites.  
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Guide to '''Ashton in Makerfield Holy Trinity, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapel  register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
 
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== Chapel History<br>  ==
 
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Ashton in Makerfield Holy Trinity is a '''chapel''' of ease created in 1838 and lying within the '''parish''' boundary of&nbsp;[[Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire]] St Thomas' ancient'''&nbsp;parish'''.<ref>Wilson, John Marius,[http://visionofbritain.org.uk/place/245 ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales''], 1870-72.</ref>
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ASHTON-IN-MAKERFIELD (Holy Trinity), or Ashton-le-Willows, a township, in the union of Wigan, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 5 miles (S.) from Wigan, and 7 miles (N. N. W.) from Warrington. The township was until lately, with Haydock, a '''chapelry''' in the parish of Winwick; and consists of three parts, viz.: the Town-End, the Brynn-End, and the Garswood-End. The church, dedicated to the Trinity, is situated near Downall-Green, in Garswood-End; it was built in 1838, principally at the expense of the rector of Winwick, and is a cruciform edifice in the early English style. The '''Independents''', '''Quakers''', '''Unitarians''', and '''Roman Catholics''' have places of worship.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50765#s18 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 90-96.</ref>  
 
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Other places in the parish include: Haydock which had a '''chapelry''' built in 1866.
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Guide to Ashton in Makerfield Holy Trinity, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapel  register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Contents

Chapel History

ASHTON-IN-MAKERFIELD (Holy Trinity), or Ashton-le-Willows, a township, in the union of Wigan, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 5 miles (S.) from Wigan, and 7 miles (N. N. W.) from Warrington. The township was until lately, with Haydock, a chapelry in the parish of Winwick; and consists of three parts, viz.: the Town-End, the Brynn-End, and the Garswood-End. The church, dedicated to the Trinity, is situated near Downall-Green, in Garswood-End; it was built in 1838, principally at the expense of the rector of Winwick, and is a cruciform edifice in the early English style. The Independents, Quakers, Unitarians, and Roman Catholics have places of worship.[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

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records


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.

Web sites 

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 90-96.