Claughton St Chad, Lancashire

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Guide to '''Claughton St Chad, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Claughton St Chad is an Ancient Parish in the county of Lancashire. From 1847 it was in the Tunstall deanery of the Diocese of Manchester. It should not be confused with&nbsp;<span style="text-decoration: underline">[[Garstang, Lancashire]]</span> which includes Claughton village.<br>
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CLAUGHTON (St. Chad), a '''parish''' from 1847, in the hundred of Lonsdale south of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles (N. E. by E.) from Lancaster, on the road to Hornby. There were no known chapelries in Claughton St Chad's Parish. St Chad's Church was closed by the Church of England in 2002 due to a decline in the number of worshippers and the fact that the building was in need of modernization. The church was part of the Hornby with Claughton parish. There was a church on the site as early as 1100.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50880#s13 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 620-623. Date accessed: 16 September 2013.</ref>  
 
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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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St Chad's Church was closed by the Church of England in 2002 due to a decline in the number of worshippers and the fact that the building was in need of modernisation. The church was part of the Hornby with Claughton parish. There was a church on the site as early as 1100.<br>
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There is a brick works in the village, and aerial ropeways above the road transport clay from Claughton Moor<br>
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CLAUGHTON (St. Chad), a '''parish''', in the hundred of Lonsdale south of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles (N. E. by E.) from Lancaster, on the road to Hornby. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50880#s13 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 620-623.''] Date accessed: 16 September 2013.</ref>
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There were no known chapelries in Claughton St Chad's Parish.<br>  
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Guide to Claughton St Chad, Lancashire family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

St Chad's Church, Claughton Lancaster.jpg

Contents

Parish History

CLAUGHTON (St. Chad), a parish from 1847, in the hundred of Lonsdale south of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles (N. E. by E.) from Lancaster, on the road to Hornby. There were no known chapelries in Claughton St Chad's Parish. St Chad's Church was closed by the Church of England in 2002 due to a decline in the number of worshippers and the fact that the building was in need of modernization. The church was part of the Hornby with Claughton parish. There was a church on the site as early as 1100.[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

Extensive online content for the parish of Claughton St Chad's Parish is now available to view, mostly at no cost. The following web sites provide wonderful views for searching in this parish and some of its satellite chapelries, as follows:

[Note: FS = FamilySearch.org; LOPC =  Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project;AC = Ancestry.co.uk]

CLAUGHTON ST CHAD PARISH (1701) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1701-1812
1701-1900
None
LOPC 1638-1877
1638-1848
1638-1877
JOIN None
1814-1836
None
AC (£) 1542-1695
1542-1695
1542-1695
FMP

1701-1836


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 306886.


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.

Taxation

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. 620-623. Date accessed: 16 September 2013.