Whitechapel, Lancashire Genealogy

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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
 
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
  
Guide to '''Whitechapel, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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Guide to '''Whitechapel, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = Whitechapel St James Lancashire.jpg
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| caption =
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish ]]
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| County = Lancashire
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| Hundred = Amounderness
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| Poor Law Union = Fylde
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| Registration District = Fylde; Garstang; Preston
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| PRbegin = 1818
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| BTbegin = 1790
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| Province = York
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| Diocese = Manchester
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Amounderness
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Bishops Court =
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=== Chapelry History  ===
  
== Chapelry History  ==
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WHITECHAPEL, an '''ecclesiastical parish''', in the parish of Kirkham, union of Preston, hundred of Amounderness, N. division of Lancashire, 5½ miles(S. E. by E.) from Garstang. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51398#s22 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 543-551'']. Date accessed: 08 October 2013.</ref>  
 
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WHITECHAPEL, a '''chapelry''' in [[Kirkham, Lancashire|Kirkham]] parish, Lancashire; 5 miles SSE of Garstang railway station. It was constituted in 1846.<ref>Wilson, John M., ''[[Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales]]'' (1870)</ref>  
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The area was known as "Threlfall" in the Domesday Book. A tiny 27×13-foot private chapel was built for the Threlfall family in Elizabethan times, and was rebuilt as St James' Church about 1738. The churchyard contains a sundial dated 1745 which is a Grade II listed building. The name "Whitechapel" came into use in the early nineteenth century, named after the church.  
 
The area was known as "Threlfall" in the Domesday Book. A tiny 27×13-foot private chapel was built for the Threlfall family in Elizabethan times, and was rebuilt as St James' Church about 1738. The churchyard contains a sundial dated 1745 which is a Grade II listed building. The name "Whitechapel" came into use in the early nineteenth century, named after the church.  
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
 
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
 
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==== Church records  ====
 
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Whitechapel chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Kirkham, Lancashire|Kirkham]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
 
Whitechapel chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Kirkham, Lancashire|Kirkham]] 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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{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
  
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Revision as of 15:11, 27 June 2014

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Guide to Whitechapel, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Whitechapel, Lancashire
Whitechapel St James Lancashire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Amounderness
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Fylde PLU
Registration District Fylde; Garstang; Preston
Records begin
Parish registers: 1818
Bishop's Transcripts: 1790
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Amounderness
Diocese Manchester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Contents

Chapelry History

WHITECHAPEL, an ecclesiastical parish, in the parish of Kirkham, union of Preston, hundred of Amounderness, N. division of Lancashire, 5½ miles(S. E. by E.) from Garstang. [1]

The area was known as "Threlfall" in the Domesday Book. A tiny 27×13-foot private chapel was built for the Threlfall family in Elizabethan times, and was rebuilt as St James' Church about 1738. The churchyard contains a sundial dated 1745 which is a Grade II listed building. The name "Whitechapel" came into use in the early nineteenth century, named after the church.

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

Church of England

Whitechapel chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Kirkham 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


WHITECHAPEL ST JAMES Chapelry (1819) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1820-1872 1838, 1844, 1854-1855
1823-1830, 1835-1872
LOPC 1818-1838 1854-1949 1818-1900
LBMD  None 1854-2004 None
KIRKHAM ST MICHAEL'S PARISH (1539) Indexes (ancient parish containing WHITECHAPEL Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1540-1653; 1868-1896 1539-1653;1868-1874  None
LOPC 1678-1932 1539-1653;1678-1875 1678-1775; 1834-1932
FMP  None 1539-1837 None
LBMD 1837-1974 1837-2010 1837-1975
AC 1539-1653 1539-1653 1539-1653


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Whitechapel and comprising the whole ancient parish of Kirkham to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the KIRKHAM ST MICHAEL 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 306886.



Poor Law Unions

Fylde Poor Law 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.

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 543-551. Date accessed: 08 October 2013.