Lancaster St Anne, Lancashire Genealogy
LANCASTER (St. Mary), aparish, comprising the borough, port, and markettown of Lancaster, having separate jurisdiction, partly in the hundred of Lonsdale south of the Sands, and partly in that of Amounderness, N. division of the county of Lancaster.
St. Ann, Moor Lane, Lancaster was a district church and was erected in 1796, consecrated as a chapelry.
Lancaster St Anne was created from Lancaster St Mary, Lancashire Ancient Parish. It was constituted as a district Church.
The church was built in 1796 by the Reverend Robert Housman, who served as a local Justice of the Peace for the county and as vicar for over 40 years.
The church became redundant in 1957 and is now the Duke's, Lancaster (formerly the Duke's Playhouse)
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 Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD
Lancashire Online Parish Clerks
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/
Church of England
Lancaster St Anne chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Lancaster 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|
|LANCASTER ST ANNE Chapelry (1796) Indexes|
|LANCASTER ST MARY'S(ancient parish containing LANCASTER ST ANNE Chapelry)|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Lancaster St Anne and comprising the whole ancient parish of Lancaster St Mary to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the LANCASTER ST MARY PARISH page.
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 306936.
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.
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- Lewis, Samuel,A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 6-17.
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