Brindle Heath St Ann

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Parish History

Brindle St James is an Ancient Parish in the county of Lancashire.

Brindle is a small village and civil parish of the borough of Chorley, Lancashire, England. It is in the centre of a triangle between Preston, Blackburn, and Chorley.

The Diocese of Blackburn is a Church of England diocese, covering much of Lancashire, created in 1926 from part of the Diocese of Manchester. The Diocese includes the towns of Blackburn, Blackpool, Burnley, and the cities of Lancaster, and Preston, as well as a large part of the Ribble Valley.

Included in this chapelry district was a chapel built in 1866 serving Brindle Heath, christened to St Ann.

"BRINDLE St James, a parish, in the union of Chorley, hundred of Leyland, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4¾ miles north by east of Chorley. There is a Roman Catholic chapel here, dedicated to St. Joseph, having been rerected in the year 1786.[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 nearly 15 million Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths is at Lancashire BMD.



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 306911.


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

Poor Law Unions

Chorley 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.

Web sites

References

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 375-379. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50830 Adapted. Date accessed: 25 June 2010.