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Guide to '''Langho, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
BILLINGTON-LANGHO, a township and district chapelry, in the parish, union, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 5½ miles (N. N. E.) from Blackburn; containing 988 inhabitants. In the reign of Stephen the manor was held by a family of the same name. A moiety of it was subsequently possessed by the abbey of Whalley, the other moiety being held by the Hodlestons; and in the reign of Philip and Mary, Sir Thomas Holcroft, the great dealer in abbey lands, died seised of the manor, which afterwards became the property of the Ashtons. Langho is supposed to have been the scene of a battle that occurred between Wada, a Saxon duke, one of the murderers of Ethelred, and Ardulph, King of Northumbria, in the year 798, when the former was defeated, and his army put to flight. The chapelry is bounded on the north and east by the river Calder, and in other parts by the Ribble; and comprises about 1800 acres. The surface is hilly, and the scenery very interesting: the soil is cold and wet, and in some places are pits of marl, sunk to a great depth; also quarries of stone, principally used in draining. The inhabitants are partly employed in hand-loom weaving. The Blackburn and Clitheroe railway passes through. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Vicar of Blackburn; net income, £120. The chapel is seated in the hamlet of Langho, and is called Langho chapel; it is an ancient structure: in the south wall of the chancel is a piscina of elegant design; and inserted in the east wall is a font of a single stone, beautifully enriched with tracery. There is a Roman Catholic chapel. An asylum for insane patients was for some time conducted by the late Dr. Chew, and is now conducted by Dr. Hindle with every attention to the comfort and benefit of the inmates. A school for the instruction of the poor is supported by an endowment, and two schoolrooms have been built.
 
  
From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 241-244. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50799 Date accessed: 01 July 2010.
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BILLINGTON-LANGHO, a township and district '''chapelry''', in the parish, union, and Lower division of the hundred, of [[Blackburn_St_Mary,_Lancashire|Blackburn]], N. division of the county of Lancaster, 5½ miles north by northeast of Blackburn. The chapel is seated in the hamlet of Langho, and is called Langho chapel; it is an ancient structure. There is a '''Roman Catholic''' chapel built here.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50799#s8 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 241-244. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.</ref>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
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Langho chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|Blackburn St Mary]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LBMD''' = [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk LancashireBMD.org.uk]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LOPC''' = [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/indexp.html Lancashire Online Parish Clerk]
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''BILLINGTON-LANGHO ST LEONARD Chapelry&nbsp; (1725) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Langho/stleonard/indexo.html '''1725-1921''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Langho/stleonard/indexo.html '''1837-1921''']
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Langho/stleonard/indexo.html '''1765-1901''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1837-1964''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/marrind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1837-2003''']
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/deathind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1837-1964''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|'''BLACKBURN'''&nbsp;]]'''[[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|ST MARY THE VIRGIN]] PARISH'''''<b>&nbsp;</b>''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Blackburn/Blackburn-Central/stmary/index.html 1600-1680, 1698-1705, 1722-1900]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Blackburn/Blackburn-Central/stmary/index.html 1651-1652, 1746-1900]'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1837-1885''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/marrind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1837-1957''']
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Langho and comprising the whole ancient parish of Blackburn St Mary to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|BLACKBURN&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY]]&nbsp;PARISH page.
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==== Census records  ====
 
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{{British Census|306892}}  
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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==== 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.  
  
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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]  
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Guide to Langho, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Contents

Chapelry History

BILLINGTON-LANGHO, a township and district chapelry, in the parish, union, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 5½ miles north by northeast of Blackburn. The chapel is seated in the hamlet of Langho, and is called Langho chapel; it is an ancient structure. There is a Roman Catholic chapel built here.[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.

Church records

Online Records

Church of England

Langho chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Blackburn St Mary 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


BILLINGTON-LANGHO ST LEONARD Chapelry  (1725) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1816-1846 None 1816-1846
LOPC 1725-1921 1837-1921 1765-1901
LBMD 1837-1964 1837-2003 1837-1964
AC Various Years Various Years Various Years
BLACKBURN ST MARY THE VIRGIN PARISH 
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1600-1910 1600-1704, 1720-1900 1720-1900
LOPC 1600-1611, 1614-1628, 1653-1848, 1854-1881 1600-1680, 1698-1705, 1722-1900 1651-1652, 1746-1900
LBMD 1837-1885 1837-1957 1837-1885
FMP None 1600-1705 None
AC 1600-1660 1600-1660 1600-1660


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Langho and comprising the whole ancient parish of Blackburn St Mary to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the BLACKBURN 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 306892.

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. 241-244. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.