Tatham, Lancashire Genealogy

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[[Image:St James' Church, Tatham Lancashire.jpeg|thumb|right|Tatham St James the Less]]  
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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
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Tatham St James the Less is an Ancient Parish in the county of Lancashire.  
 
Tatham St James the Less is an Ancient Parish in the county of Lancashire.  
  
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.<br>
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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.<br>  
  
"TATHAM St James,'''''a parish''''', in the hundred of Lonsdale south of the Sands, N. division of Lancashire; containing, '''with the chapelry of Tatham-Fell,''' 11 miles northeast by east from Lancaster.&nbsp;The parish was established by 1558. At Tatham-Fell is also another church within the parish, '''a&nbsp;chapel of ease''', which was erected by the year&nbsp;1745."<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 303-310.&amp;amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 30 July 2010.</ref>  
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"TATHAM St James,'''''a parish''''', in the hundred of Lonsdale south of the Sands, N. division of Lancashire; containing, '''with the chapelry of Tatham-Fell,''' 11 miles northeast by east from Lancaster.&nbsp;The parish was established by 1558. At Tatham-Fell is also another church within the parish, '''a&nbsp;chapel of ease''', which was erected by the year&nbsp;1745."<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 303-310.&amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 30 July 2010.</ref>  
  
 
== 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].  
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
  
 
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
 
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
  
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
  
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
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===== '''Online Records (Under Construction)'''  =====
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[*****PARISH NAME*****]parish registers and those registers of all of its smaller chapelries lying within its boundaries have been mostly transcribed and are displayed&nbsp;online at the following web sites and ranges of years''':'''
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&nbsp;<sub>[&nbsp;'''FS = '''[http://familysearch.org FamilySearch.org]; '''LOPC''' =&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/indexp.html Lancashire Online Parish&nbsp;Clerk Project]; '''FMP'''&nbsp;= &nbsp;[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series FindMyPast.co.uk]; '''LBMD''' =&nbsp;[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk Lancashire BMD.org.uk]; '''AC '''= [http://search.ancestry.co.uk Ancestry.co.uk]; </sub>'''<sub>FREG =</sub>'''<sub>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl FreeReg]&nbsp;]</sub><br><sub>&nbsp;</sub>
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===== '''Original Records'''  =====
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The [http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/web/?siteid=4528&pageid=30539&e=e Lancashire Record Office] at Bow Lane, Preston PR2 1RE, holds the original parish registers in its vast collections. Contact their website for contact information.  
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The Family History Library has microfilmed the parish registers and Bishop's transcripts of _____ parish for the years ____-____. These films are available for ordering/circulating and researching at any one of its satellite [https://familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Centers] worldwide.
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==== Census records  ====
 
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{{British Census|306916}}  
 
{{British Census|306916}}  
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census  
  
==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
  
 
[[Caton Gilbert Union,Lancashire]]  
 
[[Caton Gilbert Union,Lancashire]]  
  
==== 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> ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<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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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
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{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
 
{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
  
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[[Category:Lancashire]]
 
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Contents

Parish History

Tatham St James the Less is an Ancient Parish in the county of Lancashire.

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.

"TATHAM St James,a parish, in the hundred of Lonsdale south of the Sands, N. division of Lancashire; containing, with the chapelry of Tatham-Fell, 11 miles northeast by east from Lancaster. The parish was established by 1558. At Tatham-Fell is also another church within the parish, a chapel of ease, which was erected by the year 1745."[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

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks

An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/


Church records

Online Records (Under Construction)

[*****PARISH NAME*****]parish registers and those registers of all of its smaller chapelries lying within its boundaries have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

 FS = FamilySearch.org; LOPC =  Lancashire Online Parish Clerk Project; FMP =  FindMyPast.co.uk; LBMDLancashire BMD.org.uk; AC = Ancestry.co.uk; FREG =FreeReg ]
 

****PARISH NAME**** PARISH (1***) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS


LOPC


LBMD


FMP


AC


FREG


Original Records

The Lancashire Record Office at Bow Lane, Preston PR2 1RE, holds the original parish registers in its vast collections. Contact their website for contact information.

The Family History Library has microfilmed the parish registers and Bishop's transcripts of _____ parish for the years ____-____. These films are available for ordering/circulating and researching at any one of its satellite FamilySearch Centers worldwide.


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 306916.


http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

Poor Law Unions

Caton Gilbert Union,Lancashire

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

Reference


  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 303-310.&amp;amp;amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 30 July 2010.