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Guide to '''Euxton, Lancashire family history and genealogy.''' Chapelry registers (baptism, christening, marriage, and burial records), civil registration (birth, marriage, and death records), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and websites.  
  
== Chapelry History  ==
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Euxton is a village and chapelry in Leyland Parish. The village is pronounced /ˈɛkstən/ "Exton") and is situated just to the south of Leyland, and to the west of Chorley.
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== Chapelry History  ==
  
Euxton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1711 from and lying within the&nbsp;boundaries of&nbsp;Leyland ancient parish.  
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Euxton is a village and '''chapelry''' in [[Leyland, Lancashire|Leyland Parish]] union of Chorley, N. division of Lancashire,2 miles (W. N. W.) from Chorley. It was created in 1711.<ref>Lewis,Samuel A.,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50951#s17 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 186-191. Date accessed: 12 August 2013.</ref>
  
 
Unusually the parish church has no dedication but was founded in the 14th century although there is evidence of an even earlier structure underneath. The chief architectural features are the windows in the north and south walls. The piscina and sedile belong to the 14th century and four other windows also date from the 14th century.  
 
Unusually the parish church has no dedication but was founded in the 14th century although there is evidence of an even earlier structure underneath. The chief architectural features are the windows in the north and south walls. The piscina and sedile belong to the 14th century and four other windows also date from the 14th century.  
 
Today, Euxton parish church is a grade 2 listed structure able to seat 191 people for services.
 
 
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><br>
 
 
"EUXTON, a chapelry, in the parish and hundred of Leyland, union of Chorley, N. division of Lancashire, 2 miles (W. N. W.) from Chorley; containing 1562 inhabitants. This place was anciently possessed in succession, in whole or in part, by various families, among whom were the barons of Penwortham, the Lacys, Holands, Andertons, Ffaringtons, and Molyneuxs, and subsequently the Longworths, of Liverpool. The manorial rights are now vested in George Johnson Wainwright, Esq., of Runshaw Hall, who owns a large portion of the soil. The township lies on the road between Wigan and Preston, adjoins the township of Leyland on the south, and comprises 1888 acres of land; the surface is rather varied, and the scenery includes views of Rivington Pike, Chorley, &amp;c. There are good stone-quarries, and a cotton-mill employing about 400 persons. The river Yarrow separates the township from Charnock-Richard, and the Bolton and Preston railway and North-Union railway have stations here. Euxton Hall was originally erected in the reign of Henry VIII.; the old mansion was pulled down, and the present built about 1739. Over the portal, and also on two old chimneypieces in the house, are to be seen the arms of the Molyneuxs and Andertons quartered; William Anderton, Esq., having married Mary, daughter of the fifth viscount Molyneux. The ceilings of the entrance-hall and staircase, richly ornamented by Concillio, are in good preservation, and the mansion has been considerably altered and enlarged by William Ince Anderton, Esq., the present possessor. The living is a perpetual curacy, with a net income of £150, and a house built in 1840; patrons, the Heirs of the Rev. J. Armetriding; impropriator, Mr. Anderton. The chapel was erected in 1513, was rebuilt in 1710, and enlarged in 1837. The Wesleyans have a place of worship; and attached to Euxton Hall is a Roman Catholic chapel, built by the Anderton family in the last century, and re-edified in 1818. A school is endowed with property producing £26 per annum. A Roman Catholic school-house was built in 1846. Spout, in the township, was formerly the residence of the Bushells; and GleadHill House, now the residence of Peter Priestly, Esq., and Armetriding House, both existed in 1684. On the 14th of August, 1650, Charles II. honoured Euxton Hall with a visit."
 
 
From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 186-191. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50951 Date accessed: 29 June 2010.
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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].  
 
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].  
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
  
 
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
 
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
  
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
  
 
Transcripts for this parish may be found online.  
 
Transcripts for this parish may be found online.  
  
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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'''  =====
  
==== Census records  ====
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Euxton chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Leyland, Lancashire|Leyland]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
  
Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LOPC''' = [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/indexp.html Lancashire Online Parish Clerk]
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Index for the Census may be searched at FamilySearch Historical Records
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http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1840-1900]&nbsp;'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Euxton/index.html 1737-1900]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Euxton/index.html 1737-1900]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Euxton/index.html 1787-1900]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''[[Leyland, Lancashire|LEYLAND]]&nbsp;ST&nbsp;ANDREW'S&nbsp;PARISH&nbsp;(1622) Indexes '''''(ancient parish containing EUXTON Chapelry)''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1622-1900]'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Leyland/standrew/index.html 1711-1899]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Leyland/standrew/index.html 1711-1837]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Leyland/standrew/index.html 1711-1903]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi?county=lancashire 1837-1974]'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series '''1622-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''AC'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 1653-1710]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 1653-1710]'''
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Euxton and comprising the whole ancient parish of Leyland to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Leyland, Lancashire|LEYLAND PARISH]] page.
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*'''1628''' - {{FSbook|983467|disp=1628 List of Recusants in Extonn}} (p. 181)<ref name="ear">J.P. Earwaker, ''Three Lancashire Subsidy Rolls, viz., for the Hundred of Salford, 1541, the Hundred of Salford, 1622 and the Hundred of Leyland, 1628, Together with a Recusant Roll for the Hundred of Leyland, in 1628'' (London: Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 1885). Digital version at {{FSbook|983467}} - free.</ref>
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==== Census records<br>  ====
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{{British Census|306912}}
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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[[Chorley Poor Law Union, Lancashire]]  
 
[[Chorley Poor Law Union, Lancashire]]  
  
==== 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.  
  
== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
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==== Taxation  ====
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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*'''1628''' - {{FSbook|983467|disp=1628 Subsidy of Exton}} (p. 170)<ref name="ear">J.P. Earwaker, ''Three Lancashire Subsidy Rolls, viz., for the Hundred of Salford, 1541, the Hundred of Salford, 1622 and the Hundred of Leyland, 1628, Together with a Recusant Roll for the Hundred of Leyland, in 1628'' (London: Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 1885). Digital version at {{FSbook|983467}} - free.</ref>
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*'''1665''' - Lancashire Hearth Tax: Leyland Hundred, Euxton. [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/e179/default.asp E 179/132/351], The National Archives. Microfilm: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228692}}.
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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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== Web sites  ==
 
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Guide to Euxton, Lancashire family history and genealogy. Chapelry registers (baptism, christening, marriage, and burial records), civil registration (birth, marriage, and death records), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and websites.

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Contents

Chapelry History

Euxton is a village and chapelry in Leyland Parish union of Chorley, N. division of Lancashire,2 miles (W. N. W.) from Chorley. It was created in 1711.[1]

Unusually the parish church has no dedication but was founded in the 14th century although there is evidence of an even earlier structure underneath. The chief architectural features are the windows in the north and south walls. The piscina and sedile belong to the 14th century and four other windows also date from the 14th century.

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/

Transcripts for this parish may be found online.


Church records

Online Records

Euxton chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Leyland to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk


EUXTON Chapelry (1737) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1734-1900 1840-1900  1814-1825
LOPC 1737-1900 1737-1900 1787-1900
LBMD None 1838-1975 None
LEYLAND ST ANDREW'S PARISH (1622) Indexes (ancient parish containing EUXTON Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1622-1900 1622-1900 1814-1852
LOPC 1711-1899 1711-1837 1711-1903
LBMD 1837-1974 1837-1991 1837-1974
FMP None 1622-1837 None 
AC 1653-1710 1653-1710 1653-1710


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Euxton and comprising the whole ancient parish of Leyland to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the LEYLAND PARISH page.

Catholic

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 306912.


Poor Law Unions

Chorley Poor Law 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.

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. 186-191. Date accessed: 12 August 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.P. Earwaker, Three Lancashire Subsidy Rolls, viz., for the Hundred of Salford, 1541, the Hundred of Salford, 1622 and the Hundred of Leyland, 1628, Together with a Recusant Roll for the Hundred of Leyland, in 1628 (London: Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 1885). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.