Claughton within Garstang, Lancashire

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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
 
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
  
[[Image:St_Thomas_the_Apostle_RC_Church_Claughton_on_Brock_Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right|Claughton on Brock St Thomas RC]]<br>  
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Guide to '''Claughton within Garstang, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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[[Image:St Thomas the Apostle RC Church Claughton on Brock Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right]]<br>  
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
Garstang is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Lancashire.  
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CLAUGHTON, a tiny village and '''civil parish''' in the county of Lancashire, located within the Borough of Wyre. It is in the parish and union of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles (S. S. E.) from Garstang. The village has both a '''Catholic church''' (St Thomas Apostle) and a Catholic primary school (St Mary's), but ''no Church of England presence'', which might be considered unusual for a parish in England, were it not for the strong Catholic tradition of the area and the presence of an early church building. Other places in the parish of Garstang include: Bilsborough, Billisborrow, Cabus, Catteral, Catterall, Claughton, Cleveley, Forton, Holleth, Kirkland, Nateby, Nether Wyresdale, Winmarleigh, Barnacre with Bonds, Barnacre with Ronds, and Bilsborrow. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50880#s12 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 620-623. Date accessed: 16 September 2013.</ref>
  
Other places in the parish include: Bilsborough, Billisborrow, Cabus, Catteral, Catterall, Claughton, Cleveley, Forton, Holleth, Kirkland, Nateby, Nether Wyresdale, Winmarleigh, Barnacre with Bonds, Barnacre with Ronds, and Bilsborrow.  
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The parish was historically in the Amounderness Hundred. It lies between the Calder and Brock valleys. The A6 road runs through the west end of the parish, a short distance south of Garstang. Claughton is mentioned in the [[Domesday Book]] appearing as Clactune. Later variations include Clacton, 1184; Clagton Clahton, 1253; Claghton, 1284. The name is believed to be of Saxon origin, meaning 'farm on the hill'. The Fitzherbert-Brockholes family have been associated with Claughton on Brock since the time of Edward II. They were regarded as recusants during and after the Reformation.<br>
  
 
Claughton village should not be confused with [[Claughton St Chad, Lancashire]] Ancient parish, near Lancaster in the Diocese of Blackburn.  
 
Claughton village should not be confused with [[Claughton St Chad, Lancashire]] Ancient parish, near Lancaster in the Diocese of Blackburn.  
  
Claughton is a tiny village and civil parish in the county of Lancashire, located within the Borough of Wyre. Its full name is Claughton-on-Brock to distinguish it from another Claughton in Lancashire in the Lune valley between Lancaster and Hornby. The Brock Claughton is pronounced /ˈklaɪtən/ "Clyeton", whereas the Lune Claughton is pronounced /ˈklæftən/ "Clafton".  
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Claughton is Its full name is Claughton-on-Brock to distinguish it from another Claughton in Lancashire in the Lune valley between Lancaster and Hornby. The Brock Claughton is pronounced /ˈklaɪtən/ "Clyeton", whereas the Lune Claughton is pronounced /ˈklæftən/ "Clafton".  
  
The village has both a Catholic church (St Thomas Apostle) and a Catholic primary school (St Mary's), but no Church of England presence, which is unusual for a parish in England.
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== Resources  ==
  
The parish was historically in the Amounderness Hundred. It lies between the Calder and Brock valleys. The A6 road runs through the west end of the parish, a short distance south of Garstang.
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==== Civil Registration  ====
  
Claughton is mentioned in the Domesday Book appearing as Clactune. Later variations include Clacton, 1184; Clagton Clahton, 1253; Claghton, 1284. The name is believed to be of Saxon origin, meaning 'farm on the hill'.  
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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].  
  
The Fitzherbert-Brockholes family have been associated with Claughton on Brock since the time of Edward II. They were regarded as recusants during and after the Reformation.
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
  
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==== Church records  ====
  
CLAUGHTON, a township, in the parish and union of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles (S. S. E.) from Garstang; containing 772 inhabitants. This place gave name to a local family, of whom Richard de Clacton appears in a deed without date as a benefactor of Cockersand Abbey. The Banastre family held a moiety of the manor in Edward II.'s reign; and Claughton is afterwards found in possession of the Brockholes, whose descendant, in the last century, devised his estates to William Fitzherbert, Esq., of Swynnerton Hall, Staffordshire, with injunction to take the name and arms of Brockholes. The township lies on the road from Lancaster to Preston, and comprises 3785a. 2r. 4p. of land: the Lancaster and Preston railway and canal also pass through it. Claughton Hall, the seat of the family of Fitzherbert Brockholes, is a noble stone mansion, surrounded by a well-wooded park of 500 acres, abounding with game, and commanding beautiful views. The vicarial tithes have been commuted for £350. At a short distance from the Hall is a Roman Catholic chapel, a neat building in the Grecian style; the interior is very handsome, especially the altar: adjoining is the house of the priest, the Rev. Henry Gradwell. There is a small cotton-mill.
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'''Online Records'''
  
<br>From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 620-623. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50880 Date accessed: 29 June 2010.
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The Chapelry of Claughton St Thomas&nbsp;with Garstang has much online data which is now accessible to view and not only for its own registers but for many of its sister chapelries as well. These chapel registers are now available for the&nbsp;following range of years:  
  
== Resources  ==
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<sub>[Note: '''FS''' = FamilySearch.org;&nbsp; '''LOPC''' = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk; '''AC''' = Ancestry.Co.uk]</sub>
  
==== Civil Registration  ====
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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].
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
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==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
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For Church of England records see [[Garstang, Lancashire]]
  
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
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for Roman Catholic history of the village and area see http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53249&amp;strquery=claughton British History online. The Roman Catholic church of St Thomas the Apostle was built in 1794.<br>  
  
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Trinity Presbyterian Church was located in the township of Claughton, in the parish of Garstang.<br>  
  
==== Church records  ====
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Trinity Presbyterian Church of England, Claughton&nbsp;: a historical sketch, 1863-1938 by R. S. Archer Publication Birkenhead [England]&nbsp;: Willmer Brothers, 1938 77 p., [16] p. of plates<br>
  
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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The Independent churches were ones in which each congregation was autonomous, upholding the principles of independence. In the 19th century they became known as Congregational.  
  
For Church of England records see [[Garstang, Lancashire]]
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In 1972 the Congregational church joined with the English Presbyterian church to become the United Reformed Church. <br>
  
Trinity Presbyterian Church is located in the township of Claughton, in the parish of Garstang.<br>  
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Founded in 1777 the church is now known as the United Reformed Church, Croston Road, Garstang.
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[[Image:United Reformed Church Croston Road Garstang.jpg|thumb|center|United Reformed Church Croston Road Garstang.jpg]]
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{{British Census|306886}}
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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Guide to Claughton within Garstang, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

St Thomas the Apostle RC Church Claughton on Brock Lancashire.jpg

Contents

Chapelry History

CLAUGHTON, a tiny village and civil parish in the county of Lancashire, located within the Borough of Wyre. It is in the parish and union of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles (S. S. E.) from Garstang. The village has both a Catholic church (St Thomas Apostle) and a Catholic primary school (St Mary's), but no Church of England presence, which might be considered unusual for a parish in England, were it not for the strong Catholic tradition of the area and the presence of an early church building. Other places in the parish of Garstang include: Bilsborough, Billisborrow, Cabus, Catteral, Catterall, Claughton, Cleveley, Forton, Holleth, Kirkland, Nateby, Nether Wyresdale, Winmarleigh, Barnacre with Bonds, Barnacre with Ronds, and Bilsborrow. [1]

The parish was historically in the Amounderness Hundred. It lies between the Calder and Brock valleys. The A6 road runs through the west end of the parish, a short distance south of Garstang. Claughton is mentioned in the Domesday Book appearing as Clactune. Later variations include Clacton, 1184; Clagton Clahton, 1253; Claghton, 1284. The name is believed to be of Saxon origin, meaning 'farm on the hill'. The Fitzherbert-Brockholes family have been associated with Claughton on Brock since the time of Edward II. They were regarded as recusants during and after the Reformation.

Claughton village should not be confused with Claughton St Chad, Lancashire Ancient parish, near Lancaster in the Diocese of Blackburn.

Claughton is Its full name is Claughton-on-Brock to distinguish it from another Claughton in Lancashire in the Lune valley between Lancaster and Hornby. The Brock Claughton is pronounced /ˈklaɪtən/ "Clyeton", whereas the Lune Claughton is pronounced /ˈklæftən/ "Clafton".

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

Church records

Online Records

The Chapelry of Claughton St Thomas with Garstang has much online data which is now accessible to view and not only for its own registers but for many of its sister chapelries as well. These chapel registers are now available for the following range of years:

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

GARSTANG ST THOMAS Chapelry (1786) Indexes 
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1881-1896 None
LOPC 1824-1900 1881-1900  1849-1900
AC None None None
GARSTANG ST HELEN PARISH (1563) Indexes - the ancient parish
Baptisms Marriages Burials 
FS 1567-1889 1567-1900 None
LOPC 1689-1862 1689-1900 1689-1842 
AC 1567-1734 1567-1734 1567-1734
BARTON Chapelry (1850) Indexes (partly in Garstang)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1850-1900 1850-1901  None
LOPC None None None
AC None None None
CALDERVALE ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST Chapelry (1863) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None None None
AC None None None
DOLPHINEHOLM ST MARK Chapelry (1839) Indexes 
Baptisms Marriages  Burials 
FS  None None None
LOPC  None None None
AC  None None None
KIRKLAND Chapelry (1780) Indexes 
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1780-1862 None None
LOPC None None None
AC None None None
PILLING Chapelry (1630) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1631-1900 1630-1900 None
LOPC 1630-1900 1630-1900 1685-1900
AC 1655-1753 1655-1753 1655-1753
SHIRESHEAD Chapelry (1742) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS  1742-1829 None None
LOPC None None None
AC None None None
SCORTON ST PETER Chapelry (1879) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Indexes
FS None None None
LOPC None None None
AC None None None
WINMARLEIGH ST LUKE Chapelry (1838) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1838-1862 None None
LOPC None 1877-1900 None
AC None None None



For Church of England records see Garstang, Lancashire

for Roman Catholic history of the village and area see http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53249&strquery=claughton British History online. The Roman Catholic church of St Thomas the Apostle was built in 1794.

Trinity Presbyterian Church was located in the township of Claughton, in the parish of Garstang.

Trinity Presbyterian Church of England, Claughton : a historical sketch, 1863-1938 by R. S. Archer Publication Birkenhead [England] : Willmer Brothers, 1938 77 p., [16] p. of plates

The Independent churches were ones in which each congregation was autonomous, upholding the principles of independence. In the 19th century they became known as Congregational.

In 1972 the Congregational church joined with the English Presbyterian church to become the United Reformed Church.

Founded in 1777 the church is now known as the United Reformed Church, Croston Road, Garstang.

United Reformed Church Croston Road Garstang.jpg



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

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