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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:Newchurch church, Culcheth .jpg|thumb|right|Newchurch church, Culcheth .jpg]]<br>
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Guide to '''Newchurch, Culcheth, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = Newchurch church, Culcheth .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 = Haslingden
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| Registration District = Leigh
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| PRbegin = 1599
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| BTbegin = 1609
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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 = Winwick
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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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| Bishops Court =
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| Prerogative Court =
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| Archive = [[Lancashire Record Office]]
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== Parish History  ==
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=== Parish History  ===
  
Newchurch is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1748 from&nbsp;[[Winwick, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.  
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NEWCHURCH in Culcheth a village and a '''parish''' in Leigh district, Lancashire. The village stands near Kenyon Junction railway station 3-1/2 miles S of Leigh; and has a post-office under Warrington. The parish consists of the townships of Kenyon and Culcheth; contains the hamlets of Risley, Bury-Lane, Twiss-Green, Wigshaw, and Holcroft, and was formerly a chapelry of [[Winwick, Lancashire]] parish. Other places in the parish include: Desfurlong, Holcroft, Kenyon, Bury Lane, Twiss Green, Wigshaw, and Risley. There is also a chapel of ease at Bury-Lane.  
  
Other places in the parish include: Desfurlong, Holcroft, Kenyon, Bury Lane, Twiss Green, Wigshaw, and Risley<br>
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NEWCHURCH, a '''parish''' [church built by at least 1599], in the union of Leigh, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 4 miles south by west of Leigh, and 6 north by east from Warrington. This parish consists of the townships of Culcheth and Kenyon, which were separated from the parish of Winwick in 1845, and formed into a distinct rectory. There is a place of worship for '''Wesleyans'''; and a '''Presbyterian chapel'''.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, ''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51172#s3 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 389-393. Adapted. Date accessed: 22 October 2013.</ref>  
  
"NEWCHURCH in Culcheth a village and '''''a parish'''''in Leigh district, Lancashire. The village stands near Kenyon Junction r. station 3-1/2 miles S of Leigh; and has a post-office under Warrington.
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=== Resources  ===
 
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The parish consists of the townships of Kenyon and Culcheth; contains the hamlets of Risley, Bury-Lane, Twiss-Green, Wigshaw, and Holcroft, and was formerly a chapelry of Winwick parish.
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There is also&nbsp;a chapel of ease at Bury-Lane."<ref>[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp ''The Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'', ]Vol.2., p. 433. By John Marius Wilson, London 1870.</ref>
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The&nbsp;are chapels for Methodists here.<br><br>
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Here is an 1848 historical perspective from the topographer, Samuel A. Lewis on this parish:
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"NEWCHURCH, '''''a parish''''' [church built by at least 1599], in the union of Leigh, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 4 miles south by west&nbsp;of Leigh, and 6 north by east&nbsp;from Warrington. This parish consists of the townships of Culcheth and Kenyon, which were separated from the parish of Winwick in 1845, and formed into a distinct rectory.&nbsp;
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There is a place of worship for Wesleyans; and a Presbyterian chapel."<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 389-393.&amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 20 July 2010.</ref>
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== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
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'''Online Records'''  
 
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'''[http://familysearch.org 1599-1812]''' <sup><sub>- see also Winwick Parish</sub></sup>
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<sup><sub>prior to 1845</sub></sup>
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<br>Newchurch in Culcheth is a recently created parish as of 1845 and prior to that year, was a chapelry in Winwick Parish (which also see). Original parish registers exist at the Cheshire Record Office,&nbsp;Duke Street, Chester CH1 1RL.  
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<br>'''Original Records'''<br>Newchurch in Culcheth is a recently created parish&nbsp;as of 1845 and prior to that year, was a chapelry in Winwick Parish (which also see). Original parish registers exist at the Cheshire Record Office,&nbsp;Duke Street, Chester CH1 1RL.  
 
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In addition, microfilmed copies of these original registers are accessible for ordering and searching via the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A and/or in its 4,600 satellite [https://familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Centers] worldwide.
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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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Newchurch (Culcheth)- (no dedication)<br>Baptisms Transcript-1599-1812- 929.3272 N1<br>Baptisms Transcript-1813-1841- MFE 929.342761 Ne(808) or F929.3272 N1<br>Burials Transcript-1607-1812- 929.3272 N1<br>Burials Transcript-1813-1841- MFE 929.342761 Ne(808) or F929.3272 N1<br>Marriages Transcript-1607-1751- 929.3272 N1<br>Marriages Transcript-1837-1841- Archives LPRS Transcript  
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Here are&nbsp;the film numbers in the Record Office's reference call numbers for collection for Newchurch (Culcheth)&nbsp;(no dedication):<br>Baptisms Transcript-1599-1812- 929.3272 N1<br>Baptisms Transcript-1813-1841- MFE 929.342761 Ne(808) or F929.3272 N1<br>Burials Transcript-1607-1812- 929.3272 N1<br>Burials Transcript-1813-1841- MFE 929.342761 Ne(808) or F929.3272 N1<br>Marriages Transcript-1607-1751- 929.3272 N1<br>Marriages Transcript-1837-1841- Archives LPRS Transcript  
  
For original registers of above please enquire at Lancashire Record Office.  
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For original registers of above please enquire at Lancashire Record Office.<br>
  
Baptisms, 1788-1853; Burials, 1775-1848. FHL BRITISH Film 950393 <br>Marriages, 1763-1845. FHL BRITISH Film 950394 Item 1 <br><br>
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In addition, microfilmed copies of [https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=England,+Lancashire,+Newchurch&author_givenName=&author_surname=&uri=http%3A//catalog-search-api%3A8080/www-catalogapi-webservice/search%3Fquery%3Dsubject_id%3A448374%26count%3D50&subjectId=448374 Newchurch's&nbsp;original registers] are accessible for&nbsp;searching via the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A and/or for ordering at&nbsp;any of its&nbsp;4,600 satellite [https://familysearch.org/locations <font color="#0066cc">FamilySearch Centers</font>] worldwide.
  
 
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{{British Census|306898}}  
 
{{British Census|306898}}  
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census<br>
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[[Leigh, Lancashire Poor Law Union]] from 1845  
 
[[Leigh, Lancashire Poor Law Union]] from 1845  
  
==== 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.  
  
== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
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== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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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]  
 
*[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  ==
 
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[[Category:Lancashire]]
 
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Guide to Newchurch, Culcheth, Lancashire family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Newchurch(Culcheth), Lancashire
Newchurch church, Culcheth .jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred West Derby
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Haslingden PLU
Registration District Leigh
Records begin
Parish registers: 1599
Bishop's Transcripts: 1609
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Winwick
Diocese Chester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

NEWCHURCH in Culcheth a village and a parish in Leigh district, Lancashire. The village stands near Kenyon Junction railway station 3-1/2 miles S of Leigh; and has a post-office under Warrington. The parish consists of the townships of Kenyon and Culcheth; contains the hamlets of Risley, Bury-Lane, Twiss-Green, Wigshaw, and Holcroft, and was formerly a chapelry of Winwick, Lancashire parish. Other places in the parish include: Desfurlong, Holcroft, Kenyon, Bury Lane, Twiss Green, Wigshaw, and Risley. There is also a chapel of ease at Bury-Lane.

NEWCHURCH, a parish [church built by at least 1599], in the union of Leigh, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 4 miles south by west of Leigh, and 6 north by east from Warrington. This parish consists of the townships of Culcheth and Kenyon, which were separated from the parish of Winwick in 1845, and formed into a distinct rectory. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans; and a Presbyterian chapel.[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

Church records

Online Records

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
NEWCHURCH (CULCHETH) ST NICHOLAS PARISH (1599) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS

1599-1812 - see both Winwick

& Southworth with Croft Parishes bef.1845

1607-1651; 1681-1751

None

LOPC 1730-1943 1730-1751; 1837-1979 1730-1930
LBMD None 1837-2007 None 
AC  1599-1812 1599-1812 1599-1812
BURY-LANE ALL SAINTS Chapelry (1879) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None None  None
LBMD None None None
GLAZEBURY ALL SAINTS Chapelry (1864) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None None None
LBMD None None None
See also SOUTHWORTH WITH CROFT CHRIST CHURCH PARISH (1833) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1848-1892 None None
LOPC 1833-1905 1845-1960 1834-1989
LBMD None 1839-1974 None 
AC  None  None None 


Original Records
Newchurch in Culcheth is a recently created parish as of 1845 and prior to that year, was a chapelry in Winwick Parish (which also see). Original parish registers exist at the Cheshire Record Office, Duke Street, Chester CH1 1RL.

Here are the film numbers in the Record Office's reference call numbers for collection for Newchurch (Culcheth) (no dedication):
Baptisms Transcript-1599-1812- 929.3272 N1
Baptisms Transcript-1813-1841- MFE 929.342761 Ne(808) or F929.3272 N1
Burials Transcript-1607-1812- 929.3272 N1
Burials Transcript-1813-1841- MFE 929.342761 Ne(808) or F929.3272 N1
Marriages Transcript-1607-1751- 929.3272 N1
Marriages Transcript-1837-1841- Archives LPRS Transcript

For original registers of above please enquire at Lancashire Record Office.

In addition, microfilmed copies of Newchurch's original registers are accessible for searching via the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A and/or for ordering at any of its 4,600 satellite FamilySearch Centers worldwide.

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 306898.


Poor Law Unions

Haslingden, Lancashire Poor Law Union

Leigh, Lancashire Poor Law Union from 1845

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. 389-393. Adapted. Date accessed: 22 October 2013.