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HALSALL St Cuthbert, a parish, in the union of Ormskirk, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster; comprising the townships of Down Holland, Halsall, and Lydiate, and the chapelries of Maghull, and Melling with Cunscough, 3 miles west by northwest of Ormskirk. Halsall was anciently under the barony of Warrington. There were also churches erected at Maghull, Melling, and Lydiate.
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 Records The parish registers for Cockerham Parish have been transcribed and are available online at the following web sites and the specified range of years:
[Note: FS = FamilySearch; LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project; AC = Ancestry.co.uk]
|HALSALL ST CUTHBERT PARISH (1606) Indexes|
|MAGHULL ST ANDREWS Chapelry (1663) Indexes|
|MELLING ST THOMAS and HOLY ROOD Chapelry (1603) Indexes|
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|LYDIATE ST THOMAS Chapelry (1841) Indexes|
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 306900. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
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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- ↑ A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 379-383. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50999 Date accessed: 01 July 2010.