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==   Parish History  ==
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Guide to '''Aughton, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
Aughton St Michael is an Ancient Parish in the county of Lancashire<br>
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[[Image:St Michael's Parish Church, Aughton.JPG|thumb|right|St Michael's Parish Church, Aughton.JPG]]
  
Aughton is a village and civil parish within the West Lancashire district of Lancashire, England, situated between Ormskirk in Lancashire and Maghull in Merseyside. The northern part is known as Aughton village, the south-west as Holt Green and the south-east as Town Green.<br>John Grindrod 1919-2009, Anglican Primate of Australia, was born in Aughton on 14 December 1919.<br>
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== Parish History  ==
  
AUGHTON, a parish and a subdistrict in the district of Ormskirk, Lancashire. The parish lies on a branch of the river Alt, and on the Liverpool and Preston railway, at Town-Green station, near the Liverpool and Leeds canal, 2½ miles SSW of Ormskirk. It has a post office under Ormskirk. Acres, 4,462. Real property, £13,804. Pop., 1,870. Houses, 360. The property is much sub-divided. Aughton Hall is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chester. Value, £830. Patron, J. P. Tempest, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1867, at a cost of £6,000. There is a Roman Catholic chapel. The subdistrict includes also two chapelries. Acres, 8,530. Pop., 3,862. Houses, 708. <br>John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)  
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AUGHTON (St. Michael), a '''chapelry''', in the parish of Halton, hundred of Lonsdale south of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles (N. E.) from Lancaster. The church is an ancient structure, with a steeple in the centre. The '''Roman Catholic''' chapel here, built in 1767, and enlarged in 1823, is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin, and has a small endowment.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50770#s8  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848).  Date accessed: 29 August 2013.</ref>  
 
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== Resources  ==
 
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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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire_BMD]]<br>
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
  
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks ====
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==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks ====
  
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== 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
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'''Online Records'''
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There is much online content for Aughton St Michael's Parish and its attached chapelry of Christ Church, including&nbsp;baptisms, marriages and some burials. These records include vital content as follows:&nbsp;
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | <sup><sub>'''AC '''=</sub></sup>[http://search.ancestry.co.uk <sup><sub>Ancestry.co.uk (£)</sub></sup>]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | <sup><sub>'''FS '''=</sub></sup>[http://familysearch.org <sup><sub>FamilySearch.org</sub></sup>]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | <sup><sub>'''FMP''' =</sub></sup>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series <sup><sub>FindMyPast.co.uk (£)</sub></sup>]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | <sup><sub>'''FREG ='''</sub></sup><sub></sub>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl <sup><sub>FreeReg</sub></sup>]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | <sup><sub>'''JOIN''' =</sub></sup>[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ <sup><sub>Joiner's Marriage Index</sub></sup>]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | <sup><sub>'''LBMD''' =</sub></sup>[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk <sup><sub>LancashireBMD.org.uk</sub></sup>]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | <sup><sub>'''LOPC'''=</sub></sup>[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/indexp.html <sup><sub>Lancashire Online Parish Clerk</sub></sup>]
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{| width="500" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1" align="center"
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" scope="col" | AUGHTON ST&nbsp;MICHAEL&nbsp;PARISH (1541) Indexes
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" align="center" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" align="center" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" align="center" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | FS
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1541-1764; 1841-1882''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1541-1764; 1841-1882''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | LOPC
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Aughton/index.html '''1541-1900''']'''&nbsp;'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Aughton/index.html '''1541-1901''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Aughton/index.html '''1541-1896''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | JOIN
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ '''1813-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | AC
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | &nbsp;[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 '''1541-1764''']'''&nbsp;'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 '''1541-1764''']'''<br>'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 '''1541-1764'''] <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''AUGHTON CHRIST&nbsp;CHURCH&nbsp;Chapelry (1877)&nbsp;Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | FS
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | &nbsp;None
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | LOPC
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Aughton/index.html '''1877-1911''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Aughton/index.html None] - see parish (above)
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Aughton/index.html '''1877-1920''']&nbsp;
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | AC
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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{{British Census|306899}}
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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[[Ormskirk Poor Law Union, Lancashire]]
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==== Probate records<br> ====
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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<br> ==
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==== Taxation  ====
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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*'''1665-1667''' - Lancashire Hearth Tax: Lonsdale Hundred, Aughton. [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/e179/default.asp E 179/132/352], The National Archives. Microfilm: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228692}}.
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== Maps and Gazetteers<br>  ==
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
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http://www.aughtonstmichael.org.uk/index.html Church Website includes history of the church (PDF)<br>
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Revision as of 20:01, 4 October 2013

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

St Michael's Parish Church, Aughton.JPG

Contents

Parish History

AUGHTON (St. Michael), a chapelry, in the parish of Halton, hundred of Lonsdale south of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles (N. E.) from Lancaster. The church is an ancient structure, with a steeple in the centre. The Roman Catholic chapel here, built in 1767, and enlarged in 1823, is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin, and has a small endowment.[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

There is much online content for Aughton St Michael's Parish and its attached chapelry of Christ Church, including baptisms, marriages and some burials. These records include vital content as follows: 

AC =Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FS =FamilySearch.org
FMP =FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG =FreeReg
JOIN =Joiner's Marriage Index
LBMD =LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC=Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
AUGHTON ST MICHAEL PARISH (1541) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1541-1764; 1841-1882 1541-1764; 1841-1882 None
LOPC 1541-1900  1541-1901 1541-1896
JOIN 1813-1837
AC  1541-1764  1541-1764
1541-1764
AUGHTON CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1877) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS  None None None
LOPC 1877-1911 None - see parish (above) 1877-1920 
AC None None None

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 306899.


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.

Taxation

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites

http://www.aughtonstmichael.org.uk/index.html Church Website includes history of the church (PDF)


References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848). Date accessed: 29 August 2013.