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Guide to '''Witton, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
WITTON, a township with '''a district chapel''', '''''in the parish''''', union, and Lower division of the hundred, '''''of Blackburn''''', N. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles west by northwest&nbsp;from Blackburn.&nbsp;The district church, dedicated to St. Mark, was built in 1840.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 636-639.&amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 03 August 2010.</ref>  
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WITTON, a township with a '''district chapel''', in the parish, union, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles west by northwest from Blackburn. The district church, dedicated to St. Mark, was built in 1840.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51420#s8 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 636-639. Adapted. Date accessed: 08 October 2013.</ref>  
  
 
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Witton chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|Blackburn St Mary]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
 
Witton chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|Blackburn St Mary]] 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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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Witton and comprising the whole ancient parish of Blackburn to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|BLACKBURN&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY]] PARISH page.  
 
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Witton and comprising the whole ancient parish of Blackburn to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire|BLACKBURN&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY]] PARISH page.  
  
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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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Revision as of 17:55, 8 October 2013

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

Contents

Chapelry History

WITTON, a township with a district chapel, in the parish, union, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles west by northwest from Blackburn. The district church, dedicated to St. Mark, was built in 1840.[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.

Church records

Online Records

Church of England

Witton chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Blackburn St Mary 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


WITTON ST PHILIP Chapelry  (1881) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None 1830-1831 None
LOPC 1888-1900 1881-1900 None
LBMD None 1881-1974 None
BLACKBURN ST MARY THE VIRGIN PARISH (1600) Indexes (ancient parish containing WITTON Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1600-1910 1600-1704, 1720-1900 1720-1900
LOPC 1600-1611, 1614-1628, 1653-1848, 1854-1881 1600-1680, 1698-1705, 1722-1900 1651-1652, 1746-1900
LBMD 1837-1885 1837-1957 1837-1885
FMP None 1600-1705 None
AC 1600-1660 1600-1660 1600-1660


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Witton and comprising the whole ancient parish of Blackburn to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the BLACKBURN ST MARY 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 306890.

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. 636-639. Adapted. Date accessed: 08 October 2013.