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Guide to '''Copp, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
ECCLESTON, GREAT, a township, in the parish of St. Michael upon Wyre, union of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles (S. W.) from Garstang; containing 661 inhabitants. This township is probably the Eglestun of Domesday book. It descended from William de Lancaster to the De Courcys, and was afterwards in the possession of Baldwin de Gynes and Sir John de Coupeland. The Hall is said to have been the residence of a family who bore the local name. The township comprises 1412 acres, and is elevated land, of which the subsoil is chiefly clay, gravel, and marl; the river Wyre flows on the north, and the scenery, embracing its course, is pleasing and picturesque. Fairs are held on April 14th, Trinity-Monday, and Nov. 4th. The ecclesiastical district of Eccleston includes also Little Eccleston, Larbrick, and Elswick. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Vicar of St. Michael's, with a net income of £130, and a house. The impropriate tithes of the township have been commuted for £192; and the tithes payable to the vicar are £69, under an act of George III. The church, dedicated to St. Ann, stands on Copp Hill; it was built in 1723, and has a square tower, added in 1823. There are a place of worship for Wesleyans, and a Roman Catholic chapel. A school, called "Copp school," is endowed with about £35 per annum, and another at Low Heads with £5 per annum. Goldfinches are snared here in great numbers, by persons sent from great towns.
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ECCLESTON, GREAT, or Copp Chapell, a township, in the parish of St. Michael upon Wyre, union of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles (S. W.) from Garstang. The '''church''', dedicated to St. Ann, stands on Copp Hill; it was built in 1723, and has a square tower, added in 1823. There are a place of worship for '''Wesleyans''', and a '''Roman Catholic''' chapel. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50939#s4 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 139-144. Date accessed: 23 September 2013.</ref>
  
From: ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 139-144. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50939  Date accessed: 29 June 2010.
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Here is an excellent old publication about this chapel and the [http://books.google.com parish history of St Michael on Wyre, available online] at no cost, at [http://books.google.com Google Books].  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
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Copp chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[St Michael on Wyre, Lancashire|St Michael on Wyre]] 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="#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>FREG =&nbsp;</sub>'''[http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl <sub><font color="#800080">FreeReg</font></sub>]
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/St-Michael-on-Wyre/stannec/index.html '''1728-1812''']
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Copp and comprising the whole ancient parish of St. Michael on Wyre to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[St Michael on Wyre, Lancashire|ST MICHAEL ON WYRE PARISH]] page.
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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{{British Census|306886}}  
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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==== Probate records<br> ====
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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.  
  
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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Guide to Copp, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Contents

Chapelry History

ECCLESTON, GREAT, or Copp Chapell, a township, in the parish of St. Michael upon Wyre, union of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles (S. W.) from Garstang. The church, dedicated to St. Ann, stands on Copp Hill; it was built in 1723, and has a square tower, added in 1823. There are a place of worship for Wesleyans, and a Roman Catholic chapel. [1]

Here is an excellent old publication about this chapel and the parish history of St Michael on Wyre, available online at no cost, at Google Books.

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.

Church records

Online Records

Church of England

Copp chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of St Michael on Wyre 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


COPP (or GREAT ECCLESTON) ST ANN Chapelry (1728) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1782, 1813-1874 None 1871-1875
LOPC 1728-1812 1737 None
LBMD None 1850-1993 None
ST MICHAEL ON WYRE PARISH (1659) Indexes (ancient parish containing COPP Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1662-1844 1662-1741; 1754-1901  None
LOPC 1662-1947 1662-1900 1662-1948 
FMP  None 1662-1837 None
LBMD None 1837-2006 None
AC 1659-1707 1659-1707 1659-1707


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Copp and comprising the whole ancient parish of St. Michael on Wyre to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the ST MICHAEL ON WYRE 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 306886.

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. 139-144. Date accessed: 23 September 2013.