Bickerstaffe, Lancashire

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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In the seventeenth century, Bickerstaffe was an important local centre of the Quakers in West Lancashire.  
 
In the seventeenth century, Bickerstaffe was an important local centre of the Quakers in West Lancashire.  
  
"BICKERSTAFFE, a township and ecclesiastical district, in the parish and union of Ormskirk, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3½ miles southeast of&nbsp;Ormskirk.&nbsp;The church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was built&nbsp;in 1843."<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 228-233. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50796 Adapted. Date accessed: 25 June 2010.</ref>
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"BICKERSTAFFE, a township and ecclesiastical district, in the parish and union of Ormskirk, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3½ miles southeast of&nbsp;Ormskirk.&nbsp;The church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was built&nbsp;in 1843."<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 228-233. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50796 Adapted. Date accessed: 25 June 2010.</ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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Bickerstaffe chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Ormskirk, Lancashire|Ormskirk]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
 
Bickerstaffe chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Ormskirk, Lancashire|Ormskirk]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
  
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Bickerstaffe and comprising the whole ancient parish of Ormskirk to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Ormskirk, Lancashire|ORMSKIRK PARISH]] page.  
 
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Bickerstaffe and comprising the whole ancient parish of Ormskirk to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Ormskirk, Lancashire|ORMSKIRK PARISH]] page.  
  
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==== Poor Law Unions<br>  ====
 
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Revision as of 16:43, 6 June 2013

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Contents

History

Bickerstaffe Holy Trinity was created a chapelry in 1843 from Ormskirk, Lancashire Ancient Parish.

Bickerstaffe is a village and civil parish in the West Lancashire district of Lancashire, England. The village is near junction 3 of the M58 motorway, and is about four miles west of Skelmersdale.

In the seventeenth century, Bickerstaffe was an important local centre of the Quakers in West Lancashire.

"BICKERSTAFFE, a township and ecclesiastical district, in the parish and union of Ormskirk, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3½ miles southeast of Ormskirk. The church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was built in 1843."[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

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


BICKERSTAFFE HOLY TRINITY Chapelry (1837) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None 1875-1877 None
LOPC None None 1843-1866
LBMD 1837-1929 1844-1956 1837-1929
FREG None None 1844-1868
ORMSKIRK ST PETER & ST PAUL PARISH (1557) Indexes (ancient parish containing BICKERSTAFFE Chapelry) 
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1557-1837 1557-1836  None
LOPC 1557-1901 1557-1911  1557-1906
LBMD None 1837-1955 None 
AC 1557-1626 1557-1626 1557-1626
FREG 1557-1901 var. yrs 1557-1901 var. yrs 1557-1901 var.yrs


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Bickerstaffe and comprising the whole ancient parish of Ormskirk to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the ORMSKIRK 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 306902.


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

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

Web sites

References

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 228-233. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50796 Adapted. Date accessed: 25 June 2010.