Golborne, LancashireEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

Revision as of 19:10, 16 September 2013 by Murphynw (Talk | contribs)

England Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Parishes

Guide to Golborne, Lancashire family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Golborne St Thomas Lancashire.jpg

Contents

Chapelry History

GOLBORNE, a township, in the parish of Lowton,union of Leigh, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 2 miles (N. N. E.) from Newton-in Makerfield. The Independents have a place of worship. [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.

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/


Church records

Online Records

Golborne Parish was created a parish in the year 1845 by an act of Parliament, and prior to that year was united with Winwick St Oswald Parish. Winwick St Oswald Parish held parochial jurisdiction over at least 8 chapelries and townships which were then created parishes under the same act. These eight chapelries included:  Ashton in Makerfield Holy Trinity, Ashton St Thomas, Croft with Southworth, Golborne, Lowton St Luke, Newton-in-Makerfield Emmanuel, Newton St Peter, and Newchurch in Culcheth.

Online Records

Church of England

Golborne chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Lowton 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


GOLBORNE ST THOMAS Chapelry  (1849) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1854-1872 None None
LOPC 1849-1927 1849-1930 1850-1923
LBMD None 1849-1950 None
LOWTON ST LUKE PARISH (1835) Indexes (ancient parish containing GOLBORNE Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1845-1886 None None
LOPC 1835-1886 None
1769-1812, 1835-1886
LBMD 1837-1937 1845-1950 1837-1937


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


Original Records

Bishop's transcripts for Golborne and Lowton Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
The following microfilm for Golborne is available through the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, USA and its 4,600 satellite FamilySearch Centres worldwide:

Content
Film

Baptisms and burials 1854-1872 (Golborne); baptisms and burials 1845-1886 (Lowton).
FHL BRITISH Film 1469067 Item 2



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.


Poor Law Unions

Leigh, Lancashire Poor Law Union

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. 312-315.Date accessed: 19 August 2013.


 

Need additional research help? Contact our research help specialists.

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.


Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).