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WARRINGTON, a borough, markettown, and parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster; the parish containing, with the chapelry of Burtonwood, and the townships of Poulton with Fearnhead, Rixton with Glazebrook, and Woolston with Martinscroft. Warrington Christ Church was a chapelry created by the year 1838 and stood in the township of Padgate (which see) in Warrington Parish. Lewis, Samuel A. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 470-475. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51378
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 of England
Warrington-Padgate Christ Church chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Warrington St Elphin 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|
|PADGATE CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1839) Indexes|
|WARRINGTON ST ELPHIN PARISH (1591) Indexes (ancient parish containing WARRINGTON-PADGATE CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry)|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Warrington-Padgate Christ Church and comprising the whole ancient parish of Warrington St Elphin to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the WARRINGTON ST ELPHIN PARISH page.
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 306907.
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.
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