Croft with Southworth, Lancashire Genealogy
"CROFT, with Southworth (Christ Church), is a parish in the union of Warrington, hundred of West Derby, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 5 miles north by northeast of Warrington. There were places of worship for Unitarians and Methodists as well as a Roman Catholic chapel.
Croft With Southworth was created a parish by the mid-19th century, by act of Parliament.
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.
Croft-with-Southworth Christ Church Parish has online content available as follows:
[FS = FamilySearch.org;LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project; AC = Ancestry.co.uk]
|Church Name (Year Registers Began)||FS||LOPC||AC|
|CROFT With SOUTHWORTH*||1833-1896||None||None|
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.
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.
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- A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 725-729. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50905 Adapted. Date accessed: 29 June 2010.