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Here is a List of Chapelries Within Leyland Parish.

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Parish History

Leyland St Andrew is an Ancient Parish in the county of Lancashire. For other places in the parish see a List of Chapelries Within Leyland Parish.

Leyland is a town in the South Ribble borough of Lancashire, England. Lying approximately six miles (10 km) south of the city of Preston,Leyland was part of the Central Lancashire New Town designated in 1970, along with Chorley and Preston.

Leyland St Andrew  was built on the site around 1200 and is an active parish in the Diocese of Blackburn. 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.

LEYLAND St Andrew, a parish, in the union of Chorley, hundred of Leyland, N. division of the county of Lancaster; consisting of the chapelries of Euxton, Heapey, and Hoghton, and the townships of Clayton-le-Woods, Cuerden, Leyland, Wheelton, Whittlele-Woods, and Withnell. Leyland is 4½ miles northwest of Chorley. At Euxton, Heapey, Hoghton, Whittle-le-Woods, and Withnell are separate chapels.

There are places of worship for Wesleyan Methodists, Independents, and Roman Catholics.[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

Euxton - 1737

Heapey - 1734

Hoghton- 1787

Whittle-le-Woods - 1837

Withnell - 1841

Online Records

Leyland St Andrew's parish registers and those registers of all of its smaller chapelries lying within its boundaries have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the web sites below and for the following ranges of years:

 [FS = FamilySearch.org; LOPC =  Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project]; FMP =  FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk; LBMDLancashire BMD.org.uk; AC = http://search.ancestry.co.uk]
 

LEYLAND ST ANDREW'S PARISH (15) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1559-1872 1701-1845  1753-1857
LOPC  
FMP  None None
LBMD None   None 
AC 1558-1700 1558-1700 1558-1700
EUXTON Chapelry (1847) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None 1892-1900 1848-1901
LEIGH ST THOMAS Chapelry (1841) Indexes
FS None  None None
LOPC None 1843-1886 1841-1903 
LBMD  None None None
ASTLEY Chapelry (1744) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1760-1925 1748 1760-1841
LOPC 1760-1853 1843-1918 1754-1893
LBMD None 1843-1950 None
AC None  None None

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 306912.

http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

Poor Law Unions

Chorley 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. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 78-85. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.

 

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