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Guide to '''Chatburn, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
== Chapelry History  ==
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[[Image:Christ Church, Chatburn Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right|Christ Church, Chatburn Lancashire.jpg]]
  
Chatburn Christ Church was created a chapelry&nbsp;in 1838 and taken from, and lying within&nbsp;[[Whalley, Lancashire]]&nbsp; Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Worston.<br>
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== Chapelry History  ==
  
Chatburn is a village located in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire. It is situated in a hollow between two ridges north-east of Clitheroe, just off the A59 road. It lies near Pendle Hill, which is to the east of the village. The River Ribble flows to the west of the town. The town is approximately 400 feet above sea level.  
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CHATBURN,(Christ Church) was created a '''chapelry''' in 1838 and taken from, and lying within [[Whalley, Lancashire|Whalley]], union of Clitheroe, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 2¼ miles (N. E. by E.) from Clitheroe. This township is situated on the river Ribble, at the base of Pendle hill, and on the road from Clitheroe to Skipton. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50867#s24 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 554-558. Date accessed: 10 September 2013.</ref>
  
 
The village itself can be dated back to Anglo-Saxon times; it takes its name from one of the most distinguished characters of that time, St Chad. The village sits outside the Forest of Bowland and was never considered part of the ancient Lordship of Bowland.  
 
The village itself can be dated back to Anglo-Saxon times; it takes its name from one of the most distinguished characters of that time, St Chad. The village sits outside the Forest of Bowland and was never considered part of the ancient Lordship of Bowland.  
 
A feature of the village is the spire of the parish church, which was erected around 1838. The steeple was struck by lightning in 1854, but was rebuilt in the same year.
 
 
The Diocese of Blackburn is a Church of England diocese, covering much of Lancashire, created in 1926 from part of the Diocese of Manchester. The Diocese includes the towns of Blackburn, Blackpool, Burnley, and the cities of Lancaster, and Preston, as well as a large part of the Ribble Valley.<br>
 
 
"CHATBURN, '''a district chapelry '''[as of 1838] and a township, '''in the parish of Whalley''', union of Clitheroe, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 2¼ miles northeast by east&nbsp;of Clitheroe. The chapelry includes the township chapel of&nbsp;Worston, built&nbsp;by 1838."<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 554-558. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50867 Date accessed: 25 June 2010.</ref>
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== 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  ====
 
==== 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>  
  
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==== 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'''  =====
  
Parish registers for Christ Church, Chatburn, 1838-1900 Lancashire Record Office reference: PR 3184/1/1-5, 7-8<br>
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
  
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Chatburn chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Whalley, Lancashire|Whalley]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
  
Bishop's transcripts for Chatburn, 1873-1874 Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston. Chatburn is a chapelry in the parish of Whalley.<br>
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Chatburn and comprising the whole ancient parish of Whalley to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Whalley, Lancashire|WHALLEY PARISH]] page.
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Parish registers for Christ Church, Chatburn, 1838-1900 Lancashire Record Office reference: PR 3184/1/1-5, 7-8<br>
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Bishop's transcripts for Chatburn, 1873-1874 Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston. Chatburn is a chapelry in the parish of Whalley.<br>  
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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{{British Census|306896}}  
 
{{British Census|306896}}  
  
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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[[Clitheroe Poor Law Union, Lancashire]]  
 
[[Clitheroe Poor Law Union, Lancashire]]  
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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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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== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
  
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.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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== Web sites  ==
 
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{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
 
{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
  
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Guide to Chatburn, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Christ Church, Chatburn Lancashire.jpg

Contents

Chapelry History

CHATBURN,(Christ Church) was created a chapelry in 1838 and taken from, and lying within Whalley, union of Clitheroe, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 2¼ miles (N. E. by E.) from Clitheroe. This township is situated on the river Ribble, at the base of Pendle hill, and on the road from Clitheroe to Skipton. [1]

The village itself can be dated back to Anglo-Saxon times; it takes its name from one of the most distinguished characters of that time, St Chad. The village sits outside the Forest of Bowland and was never considered part of the ancient Lordship of Bowland.

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

Chatburn chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Whalley to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

FS = FamilySearch.org
LOPC Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk
LBMDLancashireBMD.org.uk
AC = Ancestry.co.uk
FREG = FreeReg


CHATBURN CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry  (1801) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1801-1900 1834-1900 1801-1856
LOPC 1838-1900 1839-1900 1838-1900
LBMD None None None
WHALLEY ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS PARISH (1538) Indexes (ancient parish containing CHATBURN Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1538-1888 1539-1837 None
LOPC 1538-1601, 1605-1845, 1848-1860, 1862-1875 1539-1601, 1605-1647, 1653-1900 1538-1601, 1605-1840, 1843-1891
LBMD 1837-1937 None 1837-1937
FMP None 1539-1627 None
AC 1538-1601, 1605-1653
1538-1601, 1605-1653
1538-1601, 1605-1653
FREG 1538-1631 1539-1651 1538-?


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Chatburn and comprising the whole ancient parish of Whalley to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the WHALLEY PARISH page.


Parish registers for Christ Church, Chatburn, 1838-1900 Lancashire Record Office reference: PR 3184/1/1-5, 7-8


Bishop's transcripts for Chatburn, 1873-1874 Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston. Chatburn is a chapelry in the parish of Whalley.

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 306896.


Poor Law Unions

Clitheroe 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. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 554-558. Date accessed: 10 September 2013.