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Guide to '''Melling near Liverpool, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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Guide to '''Melling near Liverpool, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = Melling St Thomas and the Holy Rood.jpg
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| caption =
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish ]]
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| County = Lancashire
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| Hundred = West Derby
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| Poor Law Union = Ormskirk
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| Registration District = Ormskirk
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| PRbegin = 1625
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| BTbegin = 1610
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| Province = York
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| Diocese = Chester
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = North Meols
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Archive = [[Lancashire Record Office]]
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[[Image:Melling St Thomas and the Holy Rood.jpg|thumb|right|Melling St Thomas and the Holy Rood.jpg]]
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=== Chapelry History  ===
  
== Chapelry History  ==
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MELLING, cum Cunscough, a '''chapelry''', in the parish of [[Halsall, Lancashire|Halsall]], union of Ormskirk, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 8 miles north by northeast from Liverpool. The church, St. Thomas's, was rebuilt on a new site in 1834. It should not be confused with the parish of [[Melling, Lancashire]] St Wilfrid in the same county. The modern parish is part of the Maghull and melling benefice of the Ormskirk deanery in the Diocese of Liverpool (formerly Diocese of Chester.)<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, ''[[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51142#s19 A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 283-287. Adapted. Date accessed: 21 October 2103.</ref>  
 
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MELLING, cum Cunscough, a '''chapelry''', in the parish of [[Halsall, Lancashire|Halsall]], union of Ormskirk, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 8 miles north by northeast from Liverpool. The church, St. Thomas's, was rebuilt on a new site in 1834. It should not be confused with the parish of [[Melling, Lancashire]] St Wilfrid in the same county. The modern parish is part of the Maghull and melling benefice of the Ormskirk deanery in the Diocese of Liverpool (formerly Diocese of Chester.)<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 283-287. Adapted. Date accessed: 20 July 2010.</ref>  
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See also [[List of Chapelries Lying within Halsall Parish]]  
 
See also [[List of Chapelries Lying within Halsall Parish]]  
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
 
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
 
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==== Church records  ====
 
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Melling St Thomas chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Halsall, Lancashire|Halsall]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
 
Melling St Thomas chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Halsall, Lancashire|Halsall]] 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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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
  
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== References ==
  
 
{{Reflist}} {{Lancashire}}  
 
{{Reflist}} {{Lancashire}}  
  
 
[[Category:Lancashire]]
 
[[Category:Lancashire]]

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Guide to Melling near Liverpool, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Melling (near Liverpool), Lancashire
Melling St Thomas and the Holy Rood.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred West Derby
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Ormskirk PLU
Registration District Ormskirk
Records begin
Parish registers: 1625
Bishop's Transcripts: 1610
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery North Meols
Diocese Chester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Contents

Chapelry History

MELLING, cum Cunscough, a chapelry, in the parish of Halsall, union of Ormskirk, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 8 miles north by northeast from Liverpool. The church, St. Thomas's, was rebuilt on a new site in 1834. It should not be confused with the parish of Melling, Lancashire St Wilfrid in the same county. The modern parish is part of the Maghull and melling benefice of the Ormskirk deanery in the Diocese of Liverpool (formerly Diocese of Chester.)[1]

See also List of Chapelries Lying within Halsall Parish

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

Church of England

Melling St Thomas chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Halsall to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

FS = FamilySearch.org
LOPC Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project
FMP = findmypast
LBMDLancashireBMD.org.uk
AC = Ancestry.co.uk
FREG = FreeReg
JOIN = Joiner's Marriage Index


MELLING ST THOMAS and HOLY ROOD Chapelry (1603) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1603-1837 1605-1645; 1664-1837 1836-1861
LOPC 1695-1921 1696-1920 1695-1851
JOIN 1813-1837
AC Various Yrs Various Yrs Var. Yrs
HALSALL ST CUTHBERT PARISH (1606) Indexes (ancient parish containing MELLING Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1606-1893 1606-1883 None
LOPC 1651-1914 1660-1904 1653-1919
AC 1606-1754 1606-1754 1606-1754


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Melling St Thomas and comprising the whole ancient parish of Halsall to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the HALSALL ST CUTHBERT 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 306900.



Poor Law Unions

Ormskirk 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.

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, [A Topographical Dictionary of England] (1848), pp. 283-287. Adapted. Date accessed: 21 October 2103.

 

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