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Guide to '''Rainhill, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
RAINHILL, a township, in the parish and union of Prescot, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles (S. E. by E.) from Prescot, on the road to Warrington; containing 1164 inhabitants. Rainhill was early acquired by the family of Norres, who, after some generations, became connected by marriages with the Molyneuxs. Mabel, an heiress of the latter, was married to William le Norres, who held the manor in the reign of Edward II.; and in the following reign, her nephew Roger, son of Sir Richard Molyneux, was seated here. His grand-daughter brought the property to the Lancasters, whose descendant, Richard Lancaster, died in the 30th of Henry VIII. John Lancaster, the last of the family resident at Rainhill, about 1783 sold the estate, which subsequently passed to Mr. Bretherton. The township comprises 1417 acres; the surface is elevated, and from the higher parts is one of the most extensive and beautiful views in the county, embracing Chester, the Cheshire hills, and the Welsh mountains. There are several good redstone quarries, and an iron-foundry is in operation. The Liverpool and Manchester railway has a station here. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for £165, payable to King's College, Cambridge; and the vicarial for £7. A church was built in 1838, at a cost of £1000, and enlarged in 1840, at a cost of £1000 more; it is dedicated to St. Ann, and is a cruciform structure in the Anglo-Norman style, with a tower surmounted by an open spire: the interior is very neat, with an eastern window of stained glass. The living is a perpetual curacy, with a net income of £160; patron, the Rev. James Brierley, M.A., of Mosley-Moss Hall, near Congleton, by whom the living was endowed. The Roman Catholic chapel here, dedicated to St. Bartholomew, is a beautiful structure in the Grecian style, with a gorgeous interior, and was built at a cost of £4000. Excellent schools are attached to the church
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RAINHILL, a township with a district and a chapel, in the '''parish''' and union of [[Prescot,_Lancashire|Prescot]], hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles southeast by east of Prescot. The chapel was built in 1838; it is dedicated to St Ann. A Roman Catholic chapel was built here, dedicated to St Bartholomew.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51229#s17 A Topographical Dictionary of England]''(1848), pp. 630-633.</ref>
 
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From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 630-633. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51229 Date accessed: 20 July 2010.
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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].  
  
==== Church records ====
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===== '''Online Records''' =====
  
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
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Rainhill chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Prescot, Lancashire|Prescot]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LBMD''' = [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk LancashireBMD.org.uk]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LOPC''' = [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/indexp.html Lancashire Online Parish Clerk]
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''RAINHILL Chapelry&nbsp; (1688) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Prescot/index.html '''1688-1691''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''[[Prescot, Lancashire|PRESCOT]] ST MARY PARISH&nbsp;(1531) Indexes '''''(ancient parish containing RAINHILL Chapelry)''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Prescot/index.html '''1665-1900''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Prescot/index.html 1667-1837, 1845-1900]'''
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Rainhill and comprising the whole ancient parish of Prescotto which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Prescot, Lancashire|PRESCOT PARISH]] page.
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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{{British Census|306904}}
  
==== 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.  
  
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== Maps and Gazetteers<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]  
 
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Guide to Rainhill, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Contents

Chapelry History

RAINHILL, a township with a district and a chapel, in the parish and union of Prescot, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles southeast by east of Prescot. The chapel was built in 1838; it is dedicated to St Ann. A Roman Catholic chapel was built here, dedicated to St Bartholomew.[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 Records

Church of England

Rainhill chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Prescot to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk


RAINHILL Chapelry  (1688) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1690-1720 (partial) None None
LOPC 1688-1691 None None
LBMD None None None
PRESCOT ST MARY PARISH (1531) Indexes (ancient parish containing RAINHILL Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1580-1632, 1770-1776, 1813-1828, 1861-1900 1576-1900 1770-1775, 1812-1900
LOPC 1665-1900 1667-1837, 1845-1900 1665-1900
LBMD 1837-1961 1911-1969 None
AC 1531-1666 1531-1666 1531-1666


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Rainhill and comprising the whole ancient parish of Prescotto which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the PRESCOT 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 306904.

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

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 630-633.