Preston Christ Church, Lancashire

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== Chapel History  ==
 
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Preston Christ Church was created a district chapel in 1836 from, and lying within the boundaries of [[Preston St Wilfrid, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.  
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Preston Christ Church was created a district chapel in 1836 from, and lying within the boundaries of [[Preston St John, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.  
  
 
The church in Bow Lane closed in 1963. <br>  
 
The church in Bow Lane closed in 1963. <br>  

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Chapel History

Preston Christ Church was created a district chapel in 1836 from, and lying within the boundaries of Preston St John, Lancashire Ancient Parish.

The church in Bow Lane closed in 1963.

The Diocese of Blackburn is a Church of England diocese, covering much of Lancashire, created in 1926 from part of the Diocese of Manchester. The Diocese includes the towns of Blackburn, Blackpool, Burnley, and the cities of Lancaster, and Preston, as well as a large part of the Ribble Valley.

"Christ Church Preston was consecrated October 11th, 1836; it is in the pure Norman style, with two turrets, and cost £3000: the living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £215; patrons, Five Trustees." It stood within the civil parish boundaries of St John Preston.

From: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 609-616. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51223 Date accessed: 20 July 2010.

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

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Census records

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http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

Poor Law Unions

Preston 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

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Web sites

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