Lowton, Lancashire

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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
 
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
  
[[Image:Lowton_Parish_Church_Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right|Lowton St Luke]]
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Guide to '''Lowton, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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[[Image:Lowton Parish Church Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right]]  
  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Lowton St Luke is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1734 from chapelry in&nbsp; [[Winwick, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish. <br><br>
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LOWTON (St. Luke), a '''parish''', in the union of Leigh,hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles (N.) from Warrington containing the township of Golborn. The Manchester and Liverpool railway runs on the south, and at Golborne is a station on the North Union railway. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51122#s9 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 182-186. Date accessed: 19 August 2013.</ref>
 
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"LOWTON (St. Luke), a parish, in the union of Leigh, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles (N.) from Warrington; containing, with the township of Golborne, 3807 inhabitants. This place gave name to a family who subsequently adopted the surname of Kenyon from their possessions in a neighbouring township. An heiress of this family brought the estate to the Haydocks, and an heiress of the latter brought it to the Leghs. The Langtons and Fleetwoods have also been proprietors of land here. Lowton was formerly a township in the parish of Winwick, but was, with Golborne, formed into a separate parish by act of parliament in 1845. The parish comprises 3395 acres, of which 1825 are in Lowton township, one-seventh of the latter area being arable, and nearly all the remainder of it pasture; the surface is tolerably level, and the soil partly clay and partly loam. The Manchester and Liverpool railway runs on the south, and at Golborne is a station on the NorthUnion railway. The living is a rectory, with a net income of £250; patron, the Earl of Derby: the next presentation, however, will be exercised by the present Rector of Winwick, should a vacancy occur during his incumbency: there are 55 acres of glebe and a glebehouse. The tithes of Lowton township have been commuted for £107. The church, built in 1733 as a chapel, is a cruciform structure with a bell-tower. A school at Lowton, with a house for the master, is endowed with about three acres of land, called the School lands, producing £20 per annum; and about £60 per annum, arising from houses and land bequeathed by William Leadbeater in 1685, are distributed among the poor of Lowton and Golborne townships in equal portions.—See Golborne."
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From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 182-186. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51122 Date accessed: 19 July 2010.
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
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Lowton 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 following web sites and ranges of years:
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{| width="725" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1" align="center"
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''LOWTON ST LUKE PARISH (1835) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''LOWTON ST MARY Chapelry&nbsp; (1862) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''GOLBORNE ST THOMAS Chapelry&nbsp; (1849) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Golborne/index.html '''1849-1927''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Golborne/index.html 1849-1930]'''
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Bishop's transcripts for Golborne and Lowton&nbsp; Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.  
 
Bishop's transcripts for Golborne and Lowton&nbsp; Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.  
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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{{British Census|306910}}
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census <br>  
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
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== References  ==
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{{Reflist}} {{Lancashire}}
  
 
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Guide to Lowton, Lancashire family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Lowton Parish Church Lancashire.jpg

Contents

Parish History

LOWTON (St. Luke), a parish, in the union of Leigh,hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles (N.) from Warrington containing the township of Golborn. The Manchester and Liverpool railway runs on the south, and at Golborne is a station on the North Union railway. [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

Lowton 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 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
LOWTON ST LUKE PARISH (1835) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1845-1886 None None
LOPC 1835-1886 None
1769-1812, 1835-1886
LBMD 1837-1937 1845-1950 1837-1937
LOWTON ST MARY Chapelry  (1862) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC 1862-1958 None None
LBMD None 1862-1950 None
GOLBORNE ST THOMAS Chapelry  (1849) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1854-1872 None None
LOPC 1849-1927 1849-1930 1850-1923
LBMD None 1849-1950 None

Bishop's transcripts for Golborne and Lowton  Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.

Baptisms and burials 1854-1872 (Golborne); baptisms and burials 1845-1886 (Lowton). FHL BRITISH Film 1469067 Item 2

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 306910.


Poor Law Unions

Leigh, Lancashire Poor Law Union


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. 182-186. Date accessed: 19 August 2013.