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St. Ann, Moor Lane, Lancaster was a district church and was erected in 1796, consecrated as a chapelry.
Lancaster St Anne was created from Lancaster St Mary, Lancashire Ancient Parish. It was constituted as a district Church.
The church was built in 1796 by the Reverend Robert Housman, who served as a local Justice of the Peace for the county and as vicar for over 40 years.
The church became redundant in 1957 and is now the Duke's, Lancaster (formerly the Duke's Playhouse)
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/
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
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http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
Poor Law Unions
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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