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== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
BALDERSTON, St Leonard, was&nbsp;'''a chapelry''', '''in the parish''', union, and Lower division of the hundred, '''of Blackburn''', N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4½ miles northwest&nbsp;from Blackburn. Part of the ecclesiastical district of {{FHL|408082|title-id|disp=Mellor-Brook}} (which see)is within the chapelry.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 132-136. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50775 Adapted. Date accessed: 25 June 2010.</ref>&nbsp;
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BALDERSTON, St Leonard, was&nbsp;'''a chapelry''', '''in the parish''', union, and Lower division of the hundred, '''of Blackburn''', N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4½ miles northwest&nbsp;from Blackburn. Part of the ecclesiastical district of {{FHL|408082|title-id|disp=Mellor-Brook}} (which see) is within this district chapelry&nbsp;and that of Mellor.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 132-136. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50775 Adapted. Date accessed: 25 June 2010.</ref>&nbsp;
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 17:36, 12 March 2012

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Chapelry History

BALDERSTON, St Leonard, was a chapelry, in the parish, union, and Lower division of the hundred, of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4½ miles northwest from Blackburn. Part of the ecclesiastical district of Mellor-Brook (which see) is within this district chapelry and that of Mellor.[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

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

Census records

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

Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

Reference

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 132-136. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50775 Adapted. Date accessed: 25 June 2010.