Heyhouses, Lancashire Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
m
(11 intermediate revisions by 5 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
 
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
  
[[Image:Parish_Church_of_St_Nicholas,_Heyhouses,_Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right|Heyhouses St Nicholas]]
+
Guide to '''Heyhouses, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
 +
 
 +
[[Image:Parish Church of St Nicholas, Heyhouses, Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right|Parish Church of St Nicholas, Heyhouses, Lancashire.jpg]]  
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
Heyhouses is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1849 from Heyhouses extra-parochial. <br>Other places in the parish include: Read in Whalley and Read.
+
HEYHOUSES, a township, with a '''district chapel''', in the parochial chapelry of [[Padiham, Lancashire|Padiham]], in the parish of [[Whalley, Lancashire|Whalley]], union of Burnley, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 3¼ miles southeast of Clitheroe. The chapel was built in 1841. Other places in the parish include: Read in Whalley and Read. There were chapels for '''Baptists''', '''Wesleyan Methodists''', and '''Primitive Methodists'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51029#s15 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 501-505. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.</ref>
 
+
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>
+
 
+
HEYHOUSES, a township, in the parochial chapelry of Padiham, parish of Whalley, union of Burnley, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 3¼ miles (S. E.) from Clitheroe; containing 156 inhabitants. The origin of Heyhouses, the first village that arose in Pendle Forest, is owing to an encroachment upon a right of common in the forest, claimed by the customary tenants and freeholders of Merlay, Padiham, Downham, Worston, and other places, who held a meeting at Pendle Cross under the abbot of Whalley, in the 29th of Henry VI., and passed a number of resolutions for the abatement of encroachments. A bill was afterwards preferred before the commissioners of Edward VI. for inquiry into encroachments and abuses, against "Ric. Radclyffe, squyer, for makeyng a towne upon a tenement called ye Hayhouses, where he had no right without the kyng's staff." The township comprises 320 acres. Here is a church, built [''1841''] and endowed by Le Gendre Nicholas Starkie, Esq., who is patron of the living.
+
 
+
Adapted from: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 501-505. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51029 Date accessed: 01 July 2010.  
+
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
Line 31: Line 27:
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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.
+
{{British Census|306897}}
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
+
<br>
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions<br>  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions<br>  ====
Line 52: Line 48:
 
== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.  
+
{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}
  
<br>
+
== References  ==
 +
 
 +
{{Reflist}} {{Lancashire}}
  
 
[[Category:Lancashire]]
 
[[Category:Lancashire]]

Revision as of 20:59, 15 October 2013

England Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Parishes

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

Parish Church of St Nicholas, Heyhouses, Lancashire.jpg

Contents

Chapelry History

HEYHOUSES, a township, with a district chapel, in the parochial chapelry of Padiham, in the parish of Whalley, union of Burnley, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 3¼ miles southeast of Clitheroe. The chapel was built in 1841. Other places in the parish include: Read in Whalley and Read. There were chapels for Baptists, Wesleyan Methodists, and Primitive Methodists.[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

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

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 306897.



Poor Law Unions

Burnley 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.

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. 501-505. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.