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Winwick St Oswald

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Parish History

Winwick St Oswald is an Ancient Parish in the county of Lancashire.

Other places in the parish include: Arbury, Haydock, Houghton, Houghton, Middleton and Arbury, Winwick with Hulme, Kenyon, Middleton, Myddleton, Risley, and Hulme.

WINWICK St Oswald a parish, in the union of Warrington, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire; containing, with the township of Houghton with Middleton and Arbury, the township of Winwick with Hulme, 3 miles north from Warrington. The parish was, until lately, of great extent, and included the now distinct parishes of Ashton-in-Makerfield, St Thomas in Ashton, Croft with Southworth, Lowton, Newchurch, and Newton-in-Makerfield; all which, by acts of parliament passed in 1844 and 1845, were formed into separate parishes.[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

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

Winwick- St Oswald
Baptisms Transcript-1563-1660- 929.3272 Wi1
Baptisms Transcript-1661-1756- 929.3272 Wi1 or MFE 929.342719 Wi4
Baptisms Transcript-1756-1808- 929.3272 Wi1
Burials Transcript-1563-1661- 929.3272 Wi1
Burials Transcript-1661-1756- 929.3272 Wi1 or MFE 929.342719 Wi4
Burials Transcript-1756-1837- 929.3272 Wi1 or MFE 929.342719 Wi4
Marriages Transcript-1600-1660- 929.3272 Wi1
Marriages Transcript-1661-1754- 929.3272 Wi1 or MFE 929.342719 Wi4
Marriages Transcript-1754-1812- 929.3272 Wi1 or MFE 929.342719 Wi(080)

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)

Parish registers of Winwick, 1563-1909 Microfilm copy of original record in the Cheshire Record Office, Chester, England.
Cheshire Record Office no.: P158/1/1-8, P158/2988/1-2, P158/2/1-9, P158/2988/3/1-2, P158/3/1-2, P158/4296/1.

Content
Film
Baptisms, 1563-1753. Marriages, burials, 1603-1753.
FHL BRITISH Film
1655875 Items 3 - 8
Baptisms, 1753-1756. Marriages, burials, 1733-1756. Baptisms, burials, 1756-1812. Baptisms, 1813-1841. Marriages, 1754-1765.
FHL BRITISH Film
1655876
Marriages, 1766-1819.
FHL BRITISH Film
1656010
Marriages, 1813-1900.
FHL BRITISH Film
1656144
Burials, 1813-1897.
FHL BRITISH Film
1656145
Baptisms, 1563-1733. Marriages, 1603-1733. Burials, 1603-1733.
FHL BRITISH Film
1885706
Baptisms, 1733-1900. Marriages, 1733-1756. Burials, 1733-1806.
FHL BRITISH Film
1885707
Marriages, 1754-1812.
FHL BRITISH Film
1885708
Marriages, 1813-1843.
FHL BRITISH Film
1885709
Marriages, 1909-1945.
FHL BRITISH Film
2197435 Items 5 - 7
Burials, 1813-1837.
FHL BRITISH Film
1885711
Burials, 1837-1897.
FHL BRITISH Film
1885712


Bishop's transcripts for Winwick, 1600-1890 Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
Includes records of Ashton, Newchurch, Newton, Lowton and Croft.
Ashton, Newchurch, Newton, Lowton, Croft are in the parish of Winwick.

Content
Film
Baptisms, marriages and burials, 1600-1740; Ashton, 1698-1713, 1736-1740; Newchurch, 1703-1713, 1736-1740; Newton and Lowton, 1736-1740.
FHL BRITISH Film
1469061 Items 2 - 5
Baptisms, marriages and burials, 1741-1799; Ashton, Newchurch, Newton, Lowton, 1741-1799.
FHL BRITISH Film
1469062
Baptisms, marriages and burials, 1800-1822; Ashton, Newchurch, Newton, Lowton, 1800-1822.
FHL BRITISH Film
1469063
Baptisms, marriages and burials, 1823-1834; Ashton, Newchurch, Newton, Lowton and Croft, 1823-1834.
FHL BRITISH Film
1469064
Baptisms, marriages and burials, 1835-1844; Ashton, Newchurch, Newton, Lowton, Croft, 1835-1844.
FHL BRITISH Film
1469065
Baptisms and burials, 1845-1890.
FHL BRITISH Film
1469066 Items 1 - 3



Online Records (Under Construction)

Winwick 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 ]
 

WINWICK PARISH (1***) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1538-1916 1539-1909 1733-1925
LOPC


LBMD


FMP


AC


FREG


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 306910.

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

Poor Law Union

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

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Web sites

References

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 622-625. Adapted. Date accessed: 25 June 2010.

Lancashire


 

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