Bamber Bridge St Saviour, Lancashire

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BAMBER-BRIDGE, an ecclesiastical district, in the chapelry of Walton-le-Dale, parish, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, union of Preston, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 3½ miles (S. S. E.) from Preston, on the road to Chorley; containing about 3000 inhabitants. The soil of the district is a stiff clay; the surface is undulated, and the scenery picturesque. The village, which is very pleasant, is the spot where the Claytons established print-works as early as 1760. A cotton-mill, belonging to William Eccles, Esq., employs 500 hands; another, the property of Richard Bashall, Esq., employs a like number; and a third, the property of Richard Ashworth, Esq., employs 250. Among the seats in the vicinity are, Lostock Hall, the residence of William Clayton, Esq.; Withy Grove, the residence of Mr. Eccles; and Lostock House, the residence of Mr. Bashall. Bamber-Bridge House, the original seat of the Clayton family, is now divided into several dwellings. The Blackburn and Preston railway has a station at this place. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Vicar of Blackburn, with a net income of £150, and a residence. The church, dedicated to Our Saviour, is a very neat structure in the Romanesque style, with a graceful spire; it was built in 1837, at a cost of £2200. Robert Townley Parker, Esq., of Cuerden Hall, has erected a vault under the chancel, as the future burial-place of his family. There is a national and Sunday school, in which more than 400 children receive instruction.
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BAMBER-BRIDGE, Our Saviour, an ecclesiastical district, and&nbsp;'''a chapelry in&nbsp;Walton-le-Dale Parish''', and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, union of Preston, N. division of the county of Lancaster, is 3½ miles south and southeast of&nbsp;Preston; it was built in 1837.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 132-136. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50775 Date accessed: 25 June 2010.</ref>
 
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From: ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 132-136. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50775 Date accessed: 25 June 2010.
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Chapelry History

BAMBER-BRIDGE, Our Saviour, an ecclesiastical district, and a chapelry in Walton-le-Dale Parish, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, union of Preston, N. division of the county of Lancaster, is 3½ miles south and southeast of Preston; it was built in 1837.[1]

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Church records

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Census records

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.

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Reference

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 132-136. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50775 Date accessed: 25 June 2010.