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Guide to Padgate, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Chapel History

PADGATE, an ecclesiastical district, in the parish and union of Warrington, hundred of West Derby,S. division of Lancashire, 2 miles (N. E.) from the town of Warrington. There are two places of worship for Wesleyans. [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.

Church records

Online Records

Church of England

Padgate chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Warrington 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.co.uk
LBMDLancashireBMD.org.uk
AC = Ancestry.co.uk
FREG = FreeReg


PADGATE CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry  (1839) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1861-1910 1841-1935 None
LOPC None None 1839-1923
CBMD None 1841-1933 None
WARRINGTON ST ELPHIN(ancient parish containing PADGATE Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1591-1907 1614-1877 1727-1990
LOPC 1680-1701, 1733-1847 1591-1837 1699-1854
CBMD 1837-1912 1837-1933 1837-1910
FMP None 1746 None
AC 1591-1706 1591-1706 1591-1706
FREG 1780-1781 None 1780-1787


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Padgate and comprising the whole ancient parish of Warrington  to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the WARRINGTON ST ELPHIN 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 306907.

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

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Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 525-530. Date accessed: 30 September 2013.
 

 

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