Croft with Southworth, Lancashire Genealogy

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Guide to '''Croft with Southworth, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
CROFT, with Southworth (Christ Church), is a parish in the union of Warrington, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 5 miles (N. N. E.) from Warrington; containing 1155 inhabitants. The Croft family held lands in Croft in the reign of Edward III.; Southworth gave name to the knightly family of Southworth, and both manors were possessed by Sir John Southworth in the 39th of Elizabeth. They subsequently passed to other families, and also belonged to the Roman Catholic establishment at Stonyhurst. This is a new parish formed out of the parish of Winwick by act of parliament, in 1845. It comprises 1851 acres, whereof 1288 are meadow and pasture, and the remainder nearly all arable... The population consists partly of handloom weavers. The church, which is in the later English style, with a tower and spire, was [rebuilt] in 1833... There are places of worship for Unitarians and Methodists; and a Roman Catholic chapel. A school is endowed with £6. 10. per annum, and a house and garden.  
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CROFT, with Southworth (Christ Church), a '''parish''', in the union of Warrington, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 5 miles(N. N. E.) from Warrington. There are places of worship for '''Unitarians''' and '''Methodists'''; and a '''Roman Catholic''' chapel. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A,, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50905#s25 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 725-729. Date accessed: 23 September 2013.</ref>
  
From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 725-729. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50905 Date accessed: 29 June 2010.
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= Resources =  =
 
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== Resources ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== 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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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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==== 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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Croft-with-Southworth Christ&nbsp;Church Parish has online content available as follows:
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<sup>['''FS''' = FamilySearch.org;'''LOPC&nbsp;'''= Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project; '''AC''' = Ancestry.co.uk]</sup> <br>
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{| width="725" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1" align="center"
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''CROFT WITH SOUTHWORTH Chapelry&nbsp; (1833) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://familysearch.org 1833-1905]
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Winwick/croft/indexc.html 1833-1956]
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Winwick/croft/indexc.html 1845-1960]
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Winwick/croft/indexc.html 1834-1939]
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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{{British Census|306910}}
  
==== 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 and Gazetteers<br> ==
  
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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]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
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Guide to Croft with Southworth, Lancashire family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Contents

Parish History

CROFT, with Southworth (Christ Church), a parish, in the union of Warrington, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 5 miles(N. N. E.) from Warrington. There are places of worship for Unitarians and Methodists; and a Roman Catholic chapel. [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.

 

Church records

Online Records

Croft-with-Southworth Christ Church Parish has online content available as follows:

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

CROFT WITH SOUTHWORTH Chapelry  (1833) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1833-1905 None None
LOPC 1833-1956 1845-1960 1834-1939
LBMD None None None

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 306910.


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.


References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A,, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 725-729. Date accessed: 23 September 2013.

Web sites