Poulton le Sands, Lancashire Genealogy
See also Poulton.
"POULTON-LE-SANDS, a chapelry,in the parish of Lancaster, hundred of Lonsdale south of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles northwest from Lancaster; containing, with the hamlets of Bare and Torrisholme. Poulton, Bare, and Torrisholme together form one township. The chapel, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was built in 1745, and rebuilt in 1841."
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 of England
Poulton le Sands 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:
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project|
|FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|FREG = FreeReg|
|POULTON-LE-SANDS HOLY TRINITY Chapelry (1813) Indexes|
|LANCASTER ST MARY'S(ancient parish containing POULTON-LE-SAND Chapelry)|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Poulton le Sands 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.
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
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- A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 602-605.&nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 20 July 2010.