Samlesbury, Lancashire Genealogy

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Guide to '''Samlesbury, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
SAMLESBURY, a chapelry, in the parish, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, union of Preston, N. division of Lancashire, 3 miles (E. by N.) from Preston, on the road to Blackburn; containing 1728 inhabitants. It consists of 4256 acres, whereof 450 are arable, 327 woodland, and the remainder meadow and pasture; the soil is various, the surface undulated, and the scenery beautiful. The river Ribble passes on the north-west, and the Darwen flows through. The first known lord of the manor was Gospatrick de Samsbury, who was living at the close of Henry II.'s reign. His descendant William left three co-heiresses, who by their marriages conveyed the estate into the families of Haunton, D'Ewyas, and de Holland: an heiress of Sir John D'Ewyas brought her portion to Sir Gilbert de Sotheworth, and it continued in that family upwards of three centuries and a half. Part of it was sold by them, in the reign of James I., to the Walmesleys; and part, in 1677, to the Braddyls. A portion of the manor became in 1847 the property, by purchase, of John Cooper, Esq., of the Oaks, near Preston, who is now joint lord with the Petre family, of Dunkelhalgh. The purchase included Samlesbury Hall, the ancient mansion of the Southworths, a black and white building, now a publichouse, standing on the road side. The house exhibits the remains of a magnificent manorial seat, and is remarkable for the immense quantity of timber employed in its construction, so much as to "almost have laid a forest prostrate: "the interior a bounds with rich and curious carved oak panelling. Roach spinning-mill here, belonging to Messrs. J. W. Dall and Son, and two other mills, one of them the property of Mr. Cooper, employ 500 persons. Spring Cottage is the residence of Charles Dall, Esq. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Vicar of Blackburn, with a net income of £150, and a house. The chapel is dedicated to St. Leonard. On an eminence commanding a fine view of the Ribble, is a Roman Catholic chapel, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin; it was built in 1818, and is a neat structure with a beautiful and chaste interior. A school adjoining it is supported by the parents of the pupils, aided by the priest, the Rev. William Carter: a school at Turner Green has an endowment of £18 per annum. The sum of £27 yearly, derived from a farm in Whittlele-Woods, is appropriated to the benefit of the poor.
 
  
From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 11-15. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51254 Date accessed: 21 July 2010.
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SAMLESBURY, a '''chapelry''', in the parish, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, union of Preston, N. division of Lancashire, 3 miles (E. by N.) from Preston, on the road to Blackburn. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A. ,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51254#s2 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 11-15.''] Date accessed: 26 August 2013.</ref>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
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Samlesbury chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|Blackburn]] 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="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''SAMLESBURY ST LEONARD THE LESS Chapelry&nbsp; (1634) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Samlesbury/index.html '''1722-1900''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Samlesbury/index.html 1685-1754, 1778-1900]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|'''BLACKBURN'''&nbsp;]]'''[[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|ST MARY THE VIRGIN]] PARISH'''''<b>&nbsp;</b>'''''(1600) Indexes '''(ancient parish containing SAMLESBURY Chapelry)
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Samlesbury and comprising the whole ancient parish of Blackburn to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|BLACKBURN&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY]]&nbsp;PARISH page.
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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{{British Census|306893}}  
  
==== 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> ==
  
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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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Guide to Samlesbury, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Contents

Chapelry History

SAMLESBURY, a chapelry, in the parish, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, union of Preston, N. division of Lancashire, 3 miles (E. by N.) from Preston, on the road to Blackburn. [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.

Church records

Online Records

Church of England

Samlesbury chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Blackburn 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
JOIN = Joiner's Marriage Index (£)
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk


SAMLESBURY ST LEONARD THE LESS Chapelry  (1634) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1634-1638, 1663-1900 1635-1638, 1663-1900 1816-1845
LOPC 1722-1900 1685-1754, 1778-1900 1722-1900
LBMD None 1837-1998 None
JOIN 1813-1837 None
FMP None 1685-1837 None
BLACKBURN ST MARY THE VIRGIN PARISH (1600) Indexes (ancient parish containing SAMLESBURY Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1600-1910 1600-1704, 1720-1900 1720-1900
LOPC 1600-1611, 1614-1628, 1653-1848, 1854-1881 1600-1680, 1698-1705, 1722-1900 1651-1652, 1746-1900
LBMD 1837-1885 1837-1957 1837-1885
FMP None 1600-1705 None
AC 1600-1660 1600-1660 1600-1660


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Samlesbury and comprising the whole ancient parish of Blackburn to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the BLACKBURN 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 306893.


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. 11-15. Date accessed: 26 August 2013.