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== Chapelry History  ==
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Guide to '''Church Kirk, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
Church Kirk St James is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1723 from  [[Whalley, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.
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[[Image:St James Church, Church, Lancashire .jpg|thumb|right|St James Church, Church, Lancashire .jpg]]  
  
Other places in the parish include: Oswaldtwistle and Huncoat.
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== Chapelry History  ==
 
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CHURCH, 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 (E.) from Blackburn; containing 1545 persons. This township, and the townships of Huncoat and Oswaldtwistle, form the parochial chapelry of ChurchKirk, comprising 8667 inhabitants. The district is subject to the honor of Clitheroe, and yields suit and service to the court of Accrington. The printing of calicoes, and power-loom and hand-loom weaving, are the principal manufactures. The Leeds and Liverpool canal, which extends along the northern margin of Church and Oswaldtwistle, opens a communication to the eastern and western seas. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £218; patrons, the Trustees of William Hulme: the chapel is dedicated to St. James, and is a plain structure with an antique castellated tower; the body was rebuilt in 1804. Emmanuel church was built at Oswaldtwistle in 1837; the patronage is vested in five Trustees. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. At Church, Oswaldtwistle, Cabin-End, and Daisy-Green, are national schools; and at Fox-Hill Bank is an infants' school.
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Church Kirk (St James) was created a '''chapel of ease''' by 1600, taken from and lying within the boundaries of [[Whalley, Lancashire|Whalley]],union, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4¾miles (E.) from Blackburn. This township, and the townships of Huncoat and Oswaldtwistle, form the '''parochial chapelry of Church Kirk'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A. , [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50877#s22 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 607-612. Date accessed: 16 September 2013.</ref> 
 
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From: ''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: 29 June 2010.  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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'''  =====
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
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Church Kirk 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:
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''[[Whalley, Lancashire|WHALLEY]] ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS PARISH&nbsp;(1538) Indexes '''''(ancient parish containing CHURCH KIRK Chapelry)''
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Church Kirk 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 Church, 1633-1948 Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.<br>Church is a township-chapelry in the parish of Whalley.<br>Lancashire Record Office call nos.&nbsp;: PR 457-464; 3037/1/1-9, 11-18, 23-27; 3063/1/4<br>
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| Baptisms, 1633-1746; marriages, 1653-1656, 1673-1679, 1668-1673, 1680-1747; burials, 1675-1747. <br>
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| 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. <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>93697 <br>
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| Baptisms, 1813-1862. <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>93695<br>
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| Baptisms, 1862-1883.<br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>93696 <br>
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| Baptisms, 1883-1948. <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>93698 <br>
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| Marriages, 1830-1868. <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>93699 <br>
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| Marriages, 1868-1908. <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>93700 <br>
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| Marriages, 1908-1948. <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>93701 <br>
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| Burials, 1813-1948. <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>93702 <br>
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| 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). <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>1470822 Items 8 - 21 <br>
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| Baptisms, 1888-1900 (another filming). Marriages, 1809-1812 (includes churchwardens' accounts, 1804-1839). Marriages, 1830-1900 (another filming). Burials, 1813-1899 (another filming). <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>1470823 <br>
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Bishop's transcripts of the chapelry of Church, 1600-1877. Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.<br>Includes records of Christ Church in Chatburn.<br>Church is a township-chapelry in Whalley parish.<br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>1068828 <br>
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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{{British Census|306899}}
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census <br>  
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Guide to Church Kirk, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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,union, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4¾miles (E.) from Blackburn. This township, and the townships of Huncoat and Oswaldtwistle, form the parochial chapelry of Church Kirk.[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

Church Kirk 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


CHURCH-KIRK ST JAMES Chapelry  (1600) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1600-1900 1600-1901 None
LOPC 1633-1900
1600-1830. 1837-1894 1633-1899
LBMD None 1837-1993 None
AC 1600-1747 1600-1747 1600-1747
WHALLEY ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS PARISH (1538) Indexes (ancient parish containing CHURCH KIRK 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 Church Kirk 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 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
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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.


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. Lewis, Samuel A. , A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 607-612. Date accessed: 16 September 2013.