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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

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:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
LEYLAND ST ANDREW'S PARISH (1622) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1622-1900 1622-1900 1814-1852
LOPC 1711-1899 1711-1837 1711-1903
LBMD 1837-1974 1837-1991 1837-1974
FMP None 1622-1837 None 
AC 1653-1710 1653-1710 1653-1710
EUXTON Chapelry (1737) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1734-1900 1840-1900  1814-1825
LOPC 1737-1900 1737-1900 1787-1900
LBMD None 1838-1975 None
HEAPEY Chapelry (1734) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1734-1799 None None
LOPC 1737-1812 1741-1746 None
LBMD None None None
HOGHTON HOLY TRINITY Chapelry (1787) Indexes
FS 1786-1851; 1882-1895 None 1825; 1878; 1883
LOPC 1786-1903 1824-1825-1842-1920 1824-1920
LBMD  None None None
WHITTLE-LE-WOODS Chapelry (1837) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1843-1858 None None
LOPC 1843-1858 None 1837-1858
AC None  None None
WITHNELL ST PAUL Chapelry (1841) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC 1841-1933 1843-1900 1841-1900
LBMD None None None

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.


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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