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[[Image:Bickerstaffe_Holy_Trinity_Church_Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right|Bickerstaffe Holy Trinity]]<br>
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Guide to '''Bickerstaffe, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
== History  ==
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[[Image:Bickerstaffe Holy Trinity Church Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right|Bickerstaffe Holy Trinity Church Lancashire.jpg]]
  
Bickerstaffe Holy Trinity was created '''a chapelry&nbsp;in 1843 from '''[[Ormskirk, Lancashire|'''Ormskirk''', Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.
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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.
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== History  ==
 
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In the seventeenth century, Bickerstaffe was an important local centre of the Quakers in West Lancashire.
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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>
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"BICKERSTAFFE, a township and '''ecclesiastical district''', in the '''parish''' and union of [[Ormskirk,_Lancashire|Ormskirk]], hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3½ miles southeast of Ormskirk.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,  [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50796#s20  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848). Date accessed: 29 August 2013.</ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Civil Registration  ====
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=== 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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
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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.  
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
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There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes:
  
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
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*[http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD]
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*[[Lancashire BMD]]
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*[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/ Lancashire Parishes]
  
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
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=== Church records  ===
  
==== Church records  ====
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==== Online Records  ====
 
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===== '''Online Records''' =====
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
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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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*'''AC''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk Ancestry.co.uk (£)]  
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*'''FMP''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series FindMyPast.co.uk (£)]  
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*'''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl FreeReg]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" align="left" | <sub>'''LOPC&nbsp;'''=&nbsp;</sub>[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/indexp.html <sub><font color="#800080">Lancashire Online Parish&nbsp;Clerk project</font></sub>]
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*'''LBMD''' = [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk LancashireBMD.org.uk]  
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*'''LOPC''' = [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/indexp.html Lancashire Online Parish Clerk]
| bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" align="left" | <sub>'''FMP'''&nbsp;=&nbsp;</sub>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series <sub><font color="#0066cc">FindMyPast.co.uk</font></sub>]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" align="left" | <sub>'''LBMD''' =&nbsp;</sub>[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk <sub><font color="#800080">LancashireBMD.org.uk</font></sub>]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" align="left" | <sub>'''AC '''= </sub>[http://search.ancestry.co.uk <sub><font color="#800080">Ancestry.co.uk</font></sub>]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" colspan="6" align="left" | '''<sub>FREG =&nbsp;</sub>'''[http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl <sub><font color="#800080">FreeReg</font></sub>]
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="4" align="center" | '''BICKERSTAFFE HOLY&nbsp;TRINITY&nbsp;Chapelry (1837) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''BICKERSTAFFE HOLY TRINITY Chapelry (1837) Indexes'''
 
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''<u>Baptisms</u>'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | '''<u>Burials</u>'''
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | '''Burials'''
 
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | None  
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://familysearch.org '''1875-1877''']
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl '''1844-1868''']
 
| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl '''1844-1868''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="6" align="center" | '''[[Ormskirk, Lancashire|ORMSKIRK ST PETER &amp;&nbsp;ST&nbsp;PAUL]]'''''&nbsp;'''''PARISH&nbsp;(1557) Indexes '''''(ancient parish containing BICKERSTAFFE Chapelry)&nbsp;''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''[[Ormskirk, Lancashire|ORMSKIRK ST PETER &amp; ST PAUL]]'''''&nbsp;'''''PARISH&nbsp;(1557) Indexes<br>'''''(ancient parish containing BICKERSTAFFE Chapelry)''
 
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''Baptisms'''  
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''Marriages'''  
| bgcolor="#ffccff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | '''Burials'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''  
 
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''  
 
| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1557-1837]'''  
 
| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1557-1837]'''  
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1557-1836]'''&nbsp;
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/ 1837-1955]'''  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/ 1837-1955]'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl '''1557-1901'''] var.yrs
 
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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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== Census records  ==
 
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==== Census records  ====
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{{British Census|306902}}  
 
{{British Census|306902}}  
  
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== Poor Law Unions  ==
  
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*[[Ormskirk Poor Law Union, Lancashire]]
  
==== Poor Law Unions<br>  ====
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== Probate records  ==
 
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[[Ormskirk Poor Law Union, Lancashire]]
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==== Probate records<br> ====
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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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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}
 
  
== References ==
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== References ==
  
{{Reflist}}  
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{{Reflist}} {{Lancashire}}  
  
 
[[Category:Lancashire]]
 
[[Category:Lancashire]]

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

Bickerstaffe Holy Trinity Church Lancashire.jpg


Contents

History

"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.[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:

Church records

Online Records

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:

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

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.