Chorley St Peter, Lancashire

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Guide to '''Chorley St Peter, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
== Parish History<br> ==
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== Parish History<br> ==
  
Chorley St Peter is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1835 from&nbsp;[[Chorley St Laurence, Lancashire]].  
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Chorley (St Peter) was created a '''chapelry''' in 1851, taken from and lying within the parish boundaries of [[Chorley St Laurence, Lancashire|Chorley St Laurence]]. It is a market town with a railway station, and is N. Lancashire, 9 miles SE. of Preston, 25 miles NE. of Liverpool, and 203 miles NW. of London.<ref>Bartholemew, John, ''[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1078 Gazetteer of the British Isles]'' published in 1887.</ref>
  
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>
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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>  
 
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== 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 [[Free BMD]].  
 
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 [[Free BMD]].  
  
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  ====
  
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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
  
==== Church records  ====
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
  
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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Chorley St. Peter chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Chorley St Laurence, Lancashire|Chorley St. Laurence]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
  
==== Census records  ====
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | <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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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | <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" align="left" colspan="6" | <sub>'''LBMD''' =&nbsp;</sub>[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk <sub><font color="#800080">LancashireBMD.org.uk</font></sub>]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | <sub>'''AC '''= </sub>[http://search.ancestry.co.uk <sub><font color="#800080">Ancestry.co.uk</font></sub>]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''<sub>FREG =&nbsp;</sub>'''[http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl <sub><font color="#800080">FreeReg</font></sub>]
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Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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{| width="625" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="3" align="center"
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''CHORLEY ST PETER Chapelry&nbsp; (1851) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1851-1900''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1852-1900]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1851-1857]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Chorley/stpeter/index.html '''1851-1900''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Chorley/stpeter/index.html 1852-1900]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/marrind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1852-1975''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''[[Chorley St Laurence, Lancashire|CHORLEY ST LAURENCE]] PARISH&nbsp;(1548) Indexes '''''(ancient parish containing CHORLEY ST PETER Chapelry)''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1549-1895''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1548-1900]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1822-1899]''' (part.)
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Chorley/stlaurence/index.html '''1548-1900''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Chorley/stlaurence/index.html 1548-1652, 1654-1904]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Chorley/stlaurence/index.html 1548-1856]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1837-1974''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/marrind.cgi?county=lancashire 1837-1975]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/deathind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1837-1974''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series '''1548-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | None
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''AC'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 '''1548-1653''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 1548-1653]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | '''[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 1548-1653]'''
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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[[Chorley_Poor_Law_Union,_Lancashire]]
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Chorley St. Peter and comprising the whole ancient parish of Chorley St. Laurence to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Chorley St Laurence, Lancashire|CHORLEY ST LAURENCE PARISH]] page.
  
==== 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 &lt;a href="Lancashire Probate Records"&gt;Lancashire Probate Records&lt;/a&gt; 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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==== Census records  ====
  
== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
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{{British Census|306911}}
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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*[[England Jurisdictions 1851]]
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==== Poor Law Unions<br>  ====
*&lt;a href="http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp"&gt;Vision of Britain&lt;/a&gt;
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== Web sites  ==
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[[Chorley Poor Law Union, Lancashire]]
  
Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
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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 &lt;a href="Lancashire Probate Records"&gt;Lancashire Probate Records&lt;/a&gt; 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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== Maps and Gazetteers<br>  ==
  
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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*[[England Jurisdictions 1851]]
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"http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp"&gt;Vision of Britain&lt;/a&gt;
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== Web sites  ==
  
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== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Lancashire]]

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

Contents

Parish History

Chorley (St Peter) was created a chapelry in 1851, taken from and lying within the parish boundaries of Chorley St Laurence. It is a market town with a railway station, and is N. Lancashire, 9 miles SE. of Preston, 25 miles NE. of Liverpool, and 203 miles NW. of London.[1]

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.

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 Free BMD.

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

Chorley St. Peter chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Chorley St. Laurence 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


CHORLEY ST PETER Chapelry  (1851) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1851-1900 1852-1900 1851-1857
LOPC 1851-1900 1852-1900 None
LBMD None 1852-1975 None
CHORLEY ST LAURENCE PARISH (1548) Indexes (ancient parish containing CHORLEY ST PETER Chapelry)

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1549-1895 1548-1900 1822-1899 (part.)
LOPC 1548-1900 1548-1652, 1654-1904 1548-1856
LBMD 1837-1974 1837-1975 1837-1974
FMP None 1548-1837 None
AC 1548-1653 1548-1653 1548-1653


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Chorley St. Peter and comprising the whole ancient parish of Chorley St. Laurence to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the CHORLEY ST LAURENCE 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 306911.


Poor Law Unions

Chorley 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 <a href="Lancashire Probate Records">Lancashire Probate Records</a> 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.

"http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp">Vision of Britain</a>

Web sites

References

  1. Bartholemew, John, Gazetteer of the British Isles published in 1887.