Balderstone, Lancashire

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Guide to '''Balderstone, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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Guide to '''Balderstone, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
BALDERSTON, a '''chapelry''', in the '''parish''', union, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4½ miles (N. W.) from Blackburn, on the road between Whalley and Preston.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,  [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50775#s4  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848)  Date accessed and adapted 29 August 2013.</ref>
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BALDERSTON, a '''chapelry''', in the parish, union, and Lower division of the hundred, of [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|Blackburn]], N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4½ miles (N. W.) from Blackburn, on the road between Whalley and Preston.  Part of the ecclesiastical district of Mellor-Brook is within the chapelry. The chapel is dedicated to St. Leonard. There is a national school for the poor.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,  [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50775#s4  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848). Date accessed: 29 August 2013.</ref>  
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

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

Contents

Chapelry History

BALDERSTON, a chapelry, in the parish, union, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4½ miles (N. W.) from Blackburn, on the road between Whalley and Preston. Part of the ecclesiastical district of Mellor-Brook is within the chapelry. The chapel is dedicated to St. Leonard. There is a national school for the poor.[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

Balderstone chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Blackburn 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 (£)
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk


BALDERSTONE ST LEONARD Chapelry  (1751) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1751-1891 1855-1900 1813-1815, 1848-1850
LOPC 1751-1934 1838-1900 1785-1900, 1906-1981
LBMD None 1838-1995 None
BLACKBURN ST MARY THE VIRGIN PARISH (1600) Indexes (ancient parish containing BALDERSTONE Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1600-1910 1600-1704, 1720-1900 1720-1900
LOPC 1600-1611, 1614-1628, 1653-1848, 1854-1881 1600-1680, 1698-1705, 1722-1900 1651-1652, 1746-1900
LBMD 1837-1885 1837-1957 1837-1885
FMP None 1600-1705 None
AC 1600-1660 1600-1660 1600-1660


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Balderstone and comprising the whole ancient parish of Blackburn to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the BLACKBURN 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 306892.

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). Date accessed: 29 August 2013.