Preston Holy Trinity, Lancashire

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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].  
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire_BMD]]<br>
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==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks ====
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
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Revision as of 20:59, 17 December 2010

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Contents

Chapel History

Preston Holy Trinitywas an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1816 from  Preston_St_Wilfrid,_Lancashire Ancient Parish.

The church closed in the 1950's. The church was demolished in 1951. A car park now occupies the former location which is slightly west of the Ringway.

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.


The [chapelry] of the Holy Trinity is a neat stone edifice in the later English style, with a square embattled tower crowned by pinnacles; it was erected in 1814, at an expense of £9080, of which £4000 were donations, and the remainder was raised by general subscription... It lay within the civil parish boundaries of St John Preston.

Adapted from: 'Preston - Preston-Wynne', A Topographical Dictionary of England (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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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.

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Web sites

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