Henheads, Lancashire Genealogy
Henheads is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.
HENHEADS, a township, in the parish of Bury, union of Haslingden, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 1½ mile (E.) from Haslingden; containing 176 inhabitants. This is a small township among the hills, and is partly extra-parochial. In the reign of Edward II. it was a vaccary of Rossendale.
From: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 478-482. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51025 Date accessed: 01 July 2010.
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.
Henheads is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.The following adjacent parishes may be useful:
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Poor Law Unions
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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