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Guide to Hale, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
HALE, a chapelry, in the parish of Childwall, union of Prescot, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 11½ miles west by southwest of Warrington. The chapel, dedicated to St. Mary, was built by 1572.
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 of England
Hale chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Childwall 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|
|HALE ST MARY Chapelry (1572) Indexes|
|FS||1572-1741, 1813-1893||1572-1754, 1843-1872||None|
| 'CHILDWALL ALL SAINTS'PARISH (1557) Indexes(ancient parish containing HALE Chapelry) |
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Hale and comprising the whole ancient parish of Childwall to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the CHILDWALL ALL SAINTS PARISH page.
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 306899.
Bell, Kathleen. Who Was Mary Pomfrey. A discussion of the family of Peter Pomfrey and Mary Yates married in 1846 at Hale Village. Mary also married Will Hughes in 1854. Article covers years 1841-1977. Article in magazine, Hel Achau, #11, Winter 1983, pages 21-22. Family History Library Ref. 942.93 D25h
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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