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[[Image:Pilling St John the Baptist Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right|Pilling St John the Baptist]]  
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Guide to '''Pilling, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
Pilling St John the Baptist was created a chapel of ease by 1630 from and lying within the boundaries of [[Garstang, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.  
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PILLING (St John the Baptist), a '''chapelry''', in the parish and union of [[Garstang, Lancashire|Garstang]], hundred of Amounderness, N. division of Lancashire, 7½ miles west by north of Garstang. The chapel was erected in 1719-21. There is a place of worship for '''Wesleyan Methodists'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51213#s22 A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 567-571. Adapted. Date accessed: 1 October 2013 .</ref>
  
Pilling is an ancient settlement, founded on what was essentially an "island" with the sea on one side and marsh on the others.
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== Resources  ==
  
Pilling is a village and civil parish within the Wyre borough of Lancashire, England. It is 6.5 miles (10.5 km) north-northeast of Poulton-le-Fylde, 9.4 miles (15.1 km) south-southwest of Lancaster and 14.5 miles (23.3 km) northwest of Preston, in a part of the Fylde known as Over Wyre.
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==== Civil Registration  ====
  
The civil parish of Pilling, which includes the localities of Stake Pool, Scronkey and Eagland Hill.<br>
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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].  
  
The Older St John the Baptist was built in 1717. The only structural alteration since then has been the raising of the walls in 1813 to accommodate galleries. It became redundant when the new church was built in 1887. <br>
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
  
St John the Baptist was built by the Lancaster firm of Paley &amp; Austin in 1885-87 at a cost of £7,000. It is a large church with a spire recessed in the west tower and replacement for the earlier church in the same churchyard. The old chapel founded in the fifteenth Century is now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.<br>Here is an 1848 historical perspective on Pilling Chapelry by topographer, Samuel A. Lewis; note that&nbsp; according to Lewis and again in John Marius Wilson's ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, ''Pilling was a chapelry attached to Garstang Parish; see also notes in FHLC:
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==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
  
"PILLING,'''a chapelry,'''''<b>in the parish</b> ''and union '''''of Garstang''''', hundred of Amounderness, N. division of Lancashire, 7½ miles west by north&nbsp;of&nbsp;Garstang. The chapel was&nbsp;erected in '''1719-21'''.  
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
  
There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists."
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Transcripts for this parish are available.  
  
''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 567-571.&nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 20 July 2010.
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== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration ====
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==== Church records ====
  
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].
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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
  
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
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Pilling chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Garstang, Lancashire|Garstang]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
  
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
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Transcripts for this parish are available.
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==== Church records  ====
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Pilling and comprising the whole ancient parish of Garstang to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Garstang, Lancashire|GARSTANG&nbsp;ST&nbsp;HELEN]]&nbsp;PARISH page.
  
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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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
{{Expand section|any unique information, such as ''the census for X year was destroyed''}}  
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{{British Census|306886}}  
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
  
 
[[Garstang Poor Law Union, Lancashire]]  
 
[[Garstang Poor Law Union, Lancashire]]  
  
==== 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]  
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
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{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
 
{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
  
Churches Conservation Trust for old chapel http://www.visitchurches.org.uk/findachurch/st-john-the-baptist-pilling/?region=Lancashire<br>
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Churches Conservation Trust for old chapel http://www.visitchurches.org.uk/findachurch/st-john-the-baptist-pilling/?region=Lancashire<br>  
  
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Guide to Pilling, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Pilling St John the Baptist Lancashire.jpg

Contents

Chapelry History

PILLING (St John the Baptist), a chapelry, in the parish and union of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness, N. division of Lancashire, 7½ miles west by north of Garstang. The chapel was erected in 1719-21. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.[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/

Transcripts for this parish are available.



Church records

Online Records

Church of England

Pilling chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Garstang 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


PILLING Chapelry (1630) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1631-1900 1630-1900 None
LOPC 1630-1900 1630-1900 1685-1900
AC 1655-1753 1655-1753 1655-1753
GARSTANG ST HELEN PARISH (1563) Indexes(ancient parish containing PILLING Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials 
FS 1567-1889 1567-1900 None
LOPC 1689-1862 1689-1900 1689-1842 
AC 1567-1734 1567-1734 1567-1734


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Pilling and comprising the whole ancient parish of Garstang to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the GARSTANG ST HELEN 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 306886.


Poor Law Unions

Garstang 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

Churches Conservation Trust for old chapel http://www.visitchurches.org.uk/findachurch/st-john-the-baptist-pilling/?region=Lancashire

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., [A Topographical Dictionary of England] (1848), pp. 567-571. Adapted. Date accessed: 1 October 2013 .