Standish, Lancashire

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Standish was an ancient parish with the district chapelries of Christ Church (1839) and St Paul's (1885) at Adlington. Standish parish registers have been transcribed and the data is now posted online at Lancashire Online Parish Clerk as follows:  
 
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Revision as of 00:28, 20 September 2012

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See a List of Chapelries in the Parish of Standish

Contents

Parish History

STANDISH St Wilfrid, a parish, in the unions of Wigan and Chorley, hundred of Leyland, N. division of Lancashire, 3¼ miles northwest by north from Wigan. The parish comprises the townships (and chapelries--see links) of Adlington, Anderton, Charnock-Richard, Coppull, Duxbury, Heath-Charnock, Shevington, Standish with Langtree, Welsh-Whittle, and Worthington. St Wilfrid Standish Parish church was built by at least 1560. At Adlington, Standish with Langtree and Coppull are other chapels.

At Standish Hall is a Roman Catholic chapel.[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

Standish was an ancient parish with the district chapelries of Christ Church (1839) and St Paul's (1885) at Adlington. Standish parish registers have been transcribed and the data is now posted online at Lancashire Online Parish Clerk as follows:

FS = FamilySearch.org
LOPC Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk
LBMDLancashireBMD.org.uk
AC = Ancestry.co.uk
FREG = FreeReg
STANDISH ST WILFRID PARISH (1560) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1560-1656 1560-1656 None
LOPC 1653-1900 1653-1900 1653-1900
LBMD 1837-1950 1837-1950 1837-1953
FMP None 1558-1837 None
AC 1560-1653 1560-1653 1560-1653
ADLINGTON CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry  (1837) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1839-1846 1843-1900 1839-1900
LOPC 1839-1900 1843-1886 1839-1900
LBMD 1837-1959 1934-1975 1837-1959
ADLINGTON ST PAUL Chapelry  (1843) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC 1885-1900 1886-1900 None
LBMD None 1843-1975 None
COPPULL Chapelry  (1693) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1757-1904 1693-1905 1846-1907
LOPC 1757-1904 1843-1905 1846-1907
LBMD None 1843-1975 None
CHARNOCK-RICHARD CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry  (1860) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1860-1900 1861-1900 None
LOPC 1860-1900 1861-1900 1860-1900
LBMD None 1861-1975 None

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 306913.

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. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 180-183.&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 21 July 2010.