Rawtenstall, Lancashire

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== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
RAWTENSTALL, an ecclesiastical district with a '''chapelry''', partly 'in the parish of Bury, and partly in that of [[Whalley, Lancashire]], union of Haslingden, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of Lancashire. This district is formed of part of three townships, viz. Lower Booths, Newchurch, and Coupe and Lenches with Newhall-Hey and Hall-Carr. The church, dedicated to St Mary, was built in 1837. There are places of worship for '''Wesleyan Methodists''' and '''Unitarians'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51232#s28 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 640-645.</ref>  
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RAWTENSTALL, an '''ecclesiastical district''', partly in the parish of Bury, and partly in that of Whalley, union of Haslingden, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of Lancashire. This district is formed of part of three townships, viz. Lower Booths, Newchurch, and Coupe and Lenches with Newhall-Heyand Hall-Carr. There are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51232#s28 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 640-645.'']Date accessed: 26 August 2013.</ref>
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Chapelry History

RAWTENSTALL, an ecclesiastical district, partly in the parish of Bury, and partly in that of Whalley, union of Haslingden, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of Lancashire. This district is formed of part of three townships, viz. Lower Booths, Newchurch, and Coupe and Lenches with Newhall-Heyand Hall-Carr. There are places of worship for Independents and 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.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Church records

Online Records

Church of England

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


RAWTENSTALL ST MARY Chapelry  (1838) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1838-1847 None None
LOPC 1838-1847 None 1838-1847
LBMD 1895-1974 1842-1946 1895-1974
WHALLEY ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS PARISH (1538) Indexes (ancient parish containing RAWTENSTALL Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1538-1888 1539-1837 None
LOPC 1538-1601, 1605-1845, 1848-1860, 1862-1875 1539-1601, 1605-1647, 1653-1900 1538-1601, 1605-1840, 1843-1891
LBMD 1837-1937 None 1837-1937
FMP None 1539-1627 None
AC 1538-1601, 1605-1653
1538-1601, 1605-1653
1538-1601, 1605-1653
FREG 1538-1631 1539-1651 1538-?


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Rawtenstall and comprising the whole ancient parish of Whalley to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the WHALLEY ST MARY 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 306899.


Poor Law Unions

Haslingden, Lancashire Poor Law Union

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

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53018 British history Online for surrounding area

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 640-645.Date accessed: 26 August 2013.