Warrington St Elphin, Lancashire

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Guide to '''Warrington St Elphin, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
See [[A Comprehensive List of Warrington Chapelries]]  
 
See [[A Comprehensive List of Warrington Chapelries]]  
  
[[Image:Warrington St Elphin Church Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right|Warrington St Elphin]]  
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[[Image:Warrington St Elphin Church Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right|Warrington St Elphin Church Lancashire.jpg]]  
  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Warrington St Elphin is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Lancashire.  
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WARRINGTON (St. Helen), 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. The ancient church, dedicated to St. Elfin, was of Saxon origin, and existed at the time of the Conquest: of this there are no remains. The site is occupied by the present church, dedicated to St. Helen, a spacious cruciform structure, of various styles, with a central tower, which, with the piers and arches supporting it, and the chancel, are the oldest parts, and a fine specimen of the decorated English style. There are places of worship for '''Baptists''', the '''Society of Friends''', the '''Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion''', '''Independents''', '''Wesleyans''', '''Independent Methodists''', '''Unitarians''', and '''Roman Catholics'''. Other places in the parish include: Bank Quay, Woolstone with Martinscroft, Glazebrook, Howley, Little Sankey, Martinscroft, Orford, Poulton and Fearnhead, Poulton with Fearnhead, Rixton, Rixton and Glazebrook, Rixton with Glazebrook, Woolston, Woolston and Martinscroft, Woolston with Martinscroft, and Fearnhead.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51378#s19 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 470-475. Adapted. Date accessed: 21 July 2010.</ref>
  
Other places in the parish include: Bank Quay, Woolstone with Martinscroft, Glazebrook, Howley, Little Sankey, Martinscroft, Orford, Poulton and Fearnhead, Poulton with Fearnhead, Rixton, Rixton and Glazebrook, Rixton with Glazebrook, Woolston, Woolston and Martinscroft, Woolston with Martinscroft, and Fearnhead.
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== Resources  ==
  
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==== Warrington Borough Council&nbsp;  ====
  
WARRINGTON St Elphin, a borough, market town, and '''''a&nbsp;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, 18 miles east&nbsp;of Liverpool, 19½ west by southwest&nbsp;of Manchester.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 470-475. Adapted. Date accessed: 21 July 2010.</ref>  
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*[http://burialrecords.warrington.gov.uk/ Cemetery Records]<br>
 
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== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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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'''  =====
  
Warrington- St Elphin  
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Warrington St. Elphin parish registers&nbsp;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:
  
Transcripts are available on-line at Lancashire Online Parish Clerks .http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''WARRINGTON ST ELPHIN PARISH&nbsp;(1591) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Warrington/holytrinity/index.html '''1870-1927''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''WARRINGTON ST PAUL Chapelry&nbsp; (1831) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''BURTONWOOD ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS Chapelry&nbsp; (1629) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''HOLLINFARE ST HELEN Chapelry&nbsp; (1654) Indexes'''
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Baptisms Transcript-1591-1706- 929.3272 W31<br>Baptisms Transcript-1707-1822- Archives LPRS Transcript<br>Burials Transcript-1591-1706- 929.3272 W31<br>Burials Transcript-1707-1812- Archives LPRS Transcript<br>Burials Transcript-1826-1826- Archives LPRS Transcript<br>Marriages Transcript-1591-1706- 929.3272 W31<br>Marriages Transcript-1707-1824- Archives LPRS Transcript  
 
Baptisms Transcript-1591-1706- 929.3272 W31<br>Baptisms Transcript-1707-1822- Archives LPRS Transcript<br>Burials Transcript-1591-1706- 929.3272 W31<br>Burials Transcript-1707-1812- Archives LPRS Transcript<br>Burials Transcript-1826-1826- Archives LPRS Transcript<br>Marriages Transcript-1591-1706- 929.3272 W31<br>Marriages Transcript-1707-1824- Archives LPRS Transcript  
  
For original registers of above please enquire at Cheshire Record Office.  
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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 Warrington St. Elphin parish for the years 1591-1907 (burials through 1990). 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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<br> For original registers of above please enquire at Cheshire Record Office.  
  
 
The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office<br>Email: archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk  
 
The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office<br>Email: archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk  
  
The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)<br>
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
{{Expand section|any unique information, such as ''the census for X year was destroyed''}}  
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{{British Census|306907}}  
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
  
 
[[Warrington Poor Law Union, Lancashire]] This page also includes details of Warrington Rate Books and Valuation Lists 1846-1885 for Warrrington  
 
[[Warrington Poor Law Union, Lancashire]] This page also includes details of Warrington Rate Books and Valuation Lists 1846-1885 for Warrrington  
  
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==== 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 Warrington St Elphin, Lancashire family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

See A Comprehensive List of Warrington Chapelries

Warrington St Elphin Church Lancashire.jpg

Contents

Parish History

WARRINGTON (St. Helen), 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. The ancient church, dedicated to St. Elfin, was of Saxon origin, and existed at the time of the Conquest: of this there are no remains. The site is occupied by the present church, dedicated to St. Helen, a spacious cruciform structure, of various styles, with a central tower, which, with the piers and arches supporting it, and the chancel, are the oldest parts, and a fine specimen of the decorated English style. There are places of worship for Baptists, the Society of Friends, the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion, Independents, Wesleyans, Independent Methodists, Unitarians, and Roman Catholics. Other places in the parish include: Bank Quay, Woolstone with Martinscroft, Glazebrook, Howley, Little Sankey, Martinscroft, Orford, Poulton and Fearnhead, Poulton with Fearnhead, Rixton, Rixton and Glazebrook, Rixton with Glazebrook, Woolston, Woolston and Martinscroft, Woolston with Martinscroft, and Fearnhead.[1]

Resources

Warrington Borough Council 

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

Warrington St. Elphin 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:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
CBMD = CheshireBMD.org.uk
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
WARRINGTON ST ELPHIN PARISH (1591) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1591-1907 1614-1877 1727-1990
LOPC 1680-1701, 1733-1847 1591-1837 1699-1854
CBMD 1837-1912 1837-1933 1837-1910
FMP None 1746 None
AC 1591-1706 1591-1706 1591-1706
FREG 1780-1781 None 1780-1787
WARRINGTON HOLY TRINITY Chapelry  (1816) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1850-1854, 1870-1887
None None
LOPC 1816-1914 1870-1927 None
CBMD None 1870-1933 None
WARRINGTON ST PAUL Chapelry  (1831) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC 1831-1856 1837 1831-1856
CBMD None 1837-1933 None
BURTONWOOD ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS Chapelry  (1629) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1668-1918 1722-1936 1629-1931
LOPC 1668-1837, 1841-1876 1683-1750 1784-1837, 1841-1876
CBMD None 1879-1933 None
AC 1668-1837 1668-1837 1668-1837
FREG 1668-1922 None 1783-1931
HOLLINFARE ST HELEN Chapelry  (1654) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1654-1909 1705-1934 1709-1943
LOPC 1754-1757, 1813-1838 None 1753-1756, 1813-1838
CBMD None 1875-1933 None
AC 1654-1837 1705-1744 1709-1837
FREG 1654-1812 None None
PADGATE CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry  (1839) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1861-1910 1841-1935 None
LOPC None None 1839-1923
CBMD None 1841-1933 None


Baptisms Transcript-1591-1706- 929.3272 W31
Baptisms Transcript-1707-1822- Archives LPRS Transcript
Burials Transcript-1591-1706- 929.3272 W31
Burials Transcript-1707-1812- Archives LPRS Transcript
Burials Transcript-1826-1826- Archives LPRS Transcript
Marriages Transcript-1591-1706- 929.3272 W31
Marriages Transcript-1707-1824- Archives LPRS Transcript

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 Warrington St. Elphin parish for the years 1591-1907 (burials through 1990). These films are available for ordering/circulating and researching at any one of its satellite FamilySearch Centers worldwide.


For original registers of above please enquire at Cheshire Record Office.

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
Email: archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)



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 306907.


Poor Law Unions

Warrington Poor Law Union, Lancashire This page also includes details of Warrington Rate Books and Valuation Lists 1846-1885 for Warrrington


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. 470-475. Adapted. Date accessed: 21 July 2010.