Holme St John, Lancashire Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(standard key)
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 John the Divine, Cliviger Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right]]  
+
[[Image:Parish Church of St John the Divine, Cliviger Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right|Parish Church of St John the Divine, Cliviger Lancashire.jpg]]  
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
Holme St John was created a chapel of ease by 1742, lying within the boundaries of [[Whalley, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.  
+
Holme (St John) was created a '''chapel of ease''' by 1742, lying within the boundaries of [[Whalley, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish. It lies within the union of Burnley, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 3½ miles southeast by south from Burnley. It has been called variously St. John-the-Divine, formerly St. John the Evangelist, Holme-in Cliviger or Holmes Chapel. There is a place of worship for '''Wesleyan Methodists'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50885 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 639-644. 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>
+
 
+
"CLIVIGER, a chapelry, in the parochial chapelry of Burnley, parish of Whalley, [known also as St. John-the-Divine, formerly St. John the Evangelist, Holme-in Cliviger or Holmes Chapel; in the] union of Burnley, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 3½ miles southeast by south&nbsp;from Burnley.&nbsp;The chapel was built&nbsp;at Holme. See also Burnley and Whalley.  
+
 
+
There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 639-644. URL: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50885 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50885] Adapted.&amp;nbsp;Date accessed: 01 July 2010.</ref>  
+
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
Line 19: Line 13:
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
+
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
  
 
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
 
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
  
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
+
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
Line 116: Line 110:
 
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Holme St John and comprising the whole ancient parish of Whalley to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Whalley, Lancashire|WHALLEY&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY]]&nbsp;PARISH page.  
 
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Holme St John and comprising the whole ancient parish of Whalley to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Whalley, Lancashire|WHALLEY&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY]]&nbsp;PARISH page.  
  
<br>
+
<br>  
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
Line 122: Line 116:
 
{{British Census|306899}}  
 
{{British Census|306899}}  
  
 +
<br>
  
 
+
==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
+
  
 
[[Burnley Poor Law Union,Lancashire]]  
 
[[Burnley Poor Law Union,Lancashire]]  
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
+
==== Probate records<br> ====
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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<br> ==
+
== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
+
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
Line 140: Line 134:
  
 
== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
 +
 
{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
 
{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
  
== References ==
+
== References ==
  
{{Reflist}}
+
{{Reflist}}  
  
 
[[Category:Lancashire]]
 
[[Category:Lancashire]]

Revision as of 17:37, 12 September 2013

England Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Parishes

Parish Church of St John the Divine, Cliviger Lancashire.jpg

Contents

Chapelry History

Holme (St John) was created a chapel of ease by 1742, lying within the boundaries of Whalley, Lancashire Ancient Parish. It lies within the union of Burnley, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 3½ miles southeast by south from Burnley. It has been called variously St. John-the-Divine, formerly St. John the Evangelist, Holme-in Cliviger or Holmes Chapel. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan 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

Online Records

Church of England

Holme St John chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Whalley 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


HOLME ST JOHN THE DIVINE Chapelry  (1741) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1792-1852 None None
LOPC 1741-1879, 1901-1904, 1953-1996 1742-1756, 1839-1935, 1952-2011 1742-1852, 1880-2012
LBMD None 1839-1982 None
WHALLEY ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS(ancient parish containing HOLME ST JOHN Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1538-1888 1539-1837 None
LOPC 1538-1601, 1605-1845, 1848-1860, 1862-1875 1539-1601, 1605-1647, 1653-1900 1538-1601, 1605-1840, 1843-1891
LBMD 1837-1937 None 1837-1937
FMP None 1539-1627 None
AC 1538-1601, 1605-1653
1538-1601, 1605-1653
1538-1601, 1605-1653
FREG 1538-1631 1539-1651 1538-?


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Holme St John and comprising the whole ancient parish of Whalley to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the WHALLEY ST MARY PARISH page.


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 306899.



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. 639-644. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.