Darwen, Over St John the Evangelist, Lancashire

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Guide to '''Over Darwen St John the Evangelist, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
St John the Evangelist Over Darwen was a district chapel built in the year 1864 and lay within the boundaries of the parish of Blackburn, being one of three chapels serving Over Darwen by 1864.  
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DARWEN (Over), a town, a township, and three '''chapelries''', in Blackburn parish, Lancashire. The town stands near the Blackburn and Bolton railway, 4 miles S of Blackburn; is a seat of manufacture; and has a post office under Blackburn, a railway station, a market-house, public baths, a mechanics' institute, a lecture-hall, a weekly market, and three annual fairs. St John the Evangelist Over Darwen was a '''district chapel''' built in the year 1864 and lay within the boundaries of the parish of Blackburn, being one of three chapels serving Over Darwen by 1864.<ref>Wilson, John M., ''[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/656 Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales]'' Published in 1870-72.Date accessed:22 October 2013 </ref>
  
 
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Over Darwen St John the Evangelist chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|Blackburn]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
 
Over Darwen St John the Evangelist chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|Blackburn]] 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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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Over Darwen St John the Evangelist and comprising the whole ancient parish of Blackburn to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|BLACKBURN&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY]]&nbsp;PARISH page.  
 
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Over Darwen St John the Evangelist and comprising the whole ancient parish of Blackburn to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|BLACKBURN&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY]]&nbsp;PARISH page.  
  
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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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Guide to Over Darwen St John the Evangelist, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Contents

Chapelry History

DARWEN (Over), a town, a township, and three chapelries, in Blackburn parish, Lancashire. The town stands near the Blackburn and Bolton railway, 4 miles S of Blackburn; is a seat of manufacture; and has a post office under Blackburn, a railway station, a market-house, public baths, a mechanics' institute, a lecture-hall, a weekly market, and three annual fairs. St John the Evangelist Over Darwen was a district chapel built in the year 1864 and lay within the boundaries of the parish of Blackburn, being one of three chapels serving Over Darwen by 1864.[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

Church of England

Over Darwen St John the Evangelist chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Blackburn 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


OVER DARWEN ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST Chapelry  (1864) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None 1865-1899 None
LOPC 1864-1900 1865-1879, 1899-1900 None
LBMD None None None
BLACKBURN ST MARY THE VIRGIN PARISH (ancient parish containing OVER DARWEN ST JOHN Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1600-1910 1600-1704, 1720-1900 1720-1900
LOPC 1600-1611, 1614-1628, 1653-1848, 1854-1881 1600-1680, 1698-1705, 1722-1900 1651-1652, 1746-1900
LBMD 1837-1885 1837-1957 1837-1885
FMP None 1600-1705 None
AC 1600-1660 1600-1660 1600-1660


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Over Darwen St John the Evangelist and comprising the whole ancient parish of Blackburn to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the BLACKBURN ST MARY PARISH page.


Census records

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. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Published in 1870-72.Date accessed:22 October 2013