Great Eccleston

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== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==

Revision as of 06:16, 20 March 2012

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Chapelry History

GREAT ECCLESTON, a township chapelry,in the parish of St. Michael upon Wyre, union of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles southwest of Garstang. The ecclesiastical district of Eccleston includes also Little Eccleston, Larbrick, and Elswick.  The church, dedicated to St. Ann, stands on Copp Hill; it was built in 1723.

There are a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists, and a Roman Catholic chapel.[1]


Resources

Civil Registration

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Church records

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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.

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Reference

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 139-144. Adapted. Date accessed: 16 March 2012.