Church Kirk, Lancashire

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St James Church, Church, Lancashire .jpg

Contents

Chapelry History

Church Kirk St James was created a chapel of ease by 1600, taken from and lying within the boundaries of Whalley Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Oswaldtwistle and Huncoat.


"CHURCH, or Church Kirk, is a township, in the parish of Whalley, union, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4¾ miles east of Blackburn. This township, and the townships of Huncoat and Oswaldtwistle, form the parochial chapelry of ChurchKirk St. James and was built at least by 1600. A chapel was also built at Oswaldtwistle in 1837. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans."[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

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

Parish registers for Church, 1633-1948 Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
Church is a township-chapelry in the parish of Whalley.
Lancashire Record Office call nos. : PR 457-464; 3037/1/1-9, 11-18, 23-27; 3063/1/4

Content
Film
Baptisms, 1633-1746; marriages, 1653-1656, 1673-1679, 1668-1673, 1680-1747; burials, 1675-1747.

Baptisms, 1746-1778; marriages, 1747-1779; burials, 1747-1783. Baptisms, 1779-1807; burials, 1784-1808. Baptisms, 1807-1812; burials, 1808-1812. Marriages, 1754-1777; banns, 1777-1779. Marriages, 1777-1809, 1813-1830. Churchwardens' accounts, 1710-1764.
FHL BRITISH Film
93697
Baptisms, 1813-1862.
FHL BRITISH Film
93695
Baptisms, 1862-1883.
FHL BRITISH Film
93696
Baptisms, 1883-1948.
FHL BRITISH Film
93698
Marriages, 1830-1868.
FHL BRITISH Film
93699
Marriages, 1868-1908.
FHL BRITISH Film
93700
Marriages, 1908-1948.
FHL BRITISH Film
93701
Burials, 1813-1948.
FHL BRITISH Film
93702
Baptisms, 1746-1778 (another filming); marriages, 1747-1779 (another filming); burials, 1747-1783 (another filming). Baptisms, 1779-1807 (another filming); burials, 1784-1808 (another filming). Baptisms, 1807-1812 (another filming); burials, 1808-1812 (another filming). Marriages, 1754-1777 (another filming); banns, 1777-1779 (another filming). Marriages, 1777-1809, 1813-1830 (another filming). Baptisms, 1813-1887 (another filming).
FHL BRITISH Film
1470822 Items 8 - 21
Baptisms, 1888-1900 (another filming). Marriages, 1809-1812 (includes churchwardens' accounts, 1804-1839). Marriages, 1830-1900 (another filming). Burials, 1813-1899 (another filming).
FHL BRITISH Film
1470823

Bishop's transcripts of the chapelry of Church, 1600-1877. Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
Includes records of Christ Church in Chatburn.
Church is a township-chapelry in Whalley parish.

Content
Film
Baptisms, marriages and burials 1600-1605, 1628- 1642, 1665-1770 (Church); baptisms and burials 1838-1846, 1871-1877 (Christ Church); Baptisms and burials 1771-1842, marriages 1771-1836 (Church).
FHL BRITISH Film
1068828
Baptisms and burials 1843-1846.
FHL BRITISH Film
1068829 Item 1


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 306899.

http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

Poor Law Unions

Blackburn 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. 607-612. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50877 Date accessed: Adapted. 29 June 2010.