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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
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[[England Genealogy|England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire Genealogy|Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
  
Guide to '''Rawtenstall, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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Guide to '''Rawtenstall, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = St John's Church, Rawtenstall.jpg
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| caption =
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish ]]
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| County = Lancashire
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| Hundred = Blackburn
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Haslingden/ Haslingden]
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| Registration District = Haslingden
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| PRbegin = None
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| BTbegin = 1838
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| Province = York
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| Diocese = Manchester
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Whalley
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Bishops Court =
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| Prerogative Court =
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| Archive = [[Lancashire Record Office]]
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}}
  
[[Image:St John's Church, Rawtenstall.jpg|thumb|right|St John's Church, Rawtenstall.jpg]]
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=== Chapelry History  ===
  
== Chapelry History  ==
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RAWTENSTALL, an '''ecclesiastical district''', partly in the parish of Bury, and partly in that of [[Whalley, Lancashire|Whalley]], union of Haslingden, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of Lancashire. This district is formed of part of three townships, viz. Lower Booths, Newchurch, and Coupe and Lenches with Newhall-Heyand Hall-Carr. There are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51232#s28 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 640-645.'']Date accessed: 26 August 2013.</ref>
  
RAWTENSTALL, an '''ecclesiastical district''', partly in the parish of Bury, and partly in that of [[Whalley,_Lancashire|Whalley]], union of Haslingden, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of Lancashire. This district is formed of part of three townships, viz. Lower Booths, Newchurch, and Coupe and Lenches with Newhall-Heyand Hall-Carr. There are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51232#s28 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 640-645.'']Date accessed: 26 August 2013.</ref>
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=== Resources  ===
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
 
===== '''Online Records'''  =====
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*'''1538 - 1910''' {{RecordSearch|1465701|England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1603 - 1910''' {{RecordSearch|1788853|England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''  
 
'''<u>Church of England</u>'''  
  
Rawtenstall chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Whalley, Lancashire|Whalley]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
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Rawtenstall chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Whalley, Lancashire|Whalley]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following websites and ranges of years:  
  
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Rawtenstall and comprising the whole ancient parish of Whalley to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Whalley, Lancashire|WHALLEY ST&nbsp;MARY]]&nbsp;PARISH page.  
 
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Rawtenstall and comprising the whole ancient parish of Whalley to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Whalley, Lancashire|WHALLEY ST&nbsp;MARY]]&nbsp;PARISH page.  
  
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==== Census records  ====
 
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
 
{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
 
{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
  
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53018 British history Online for surrounding area<br>  
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[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53018 British history Online for surrounding area]<br>
  
== References ==
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== References ==
  
 
{{Reflist}} {{Lancashire}}  
 
{{Reflist}} {{Lancashire}}  
  
[[Category:Lancashire]]
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[[Category:Lancashire Parishes]]

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Guide to Rawtenstall, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Rawtenstall, Lancashire
St John's Church, Rawtenstall.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Blackburn
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Haslingden
Registration District Haslingden
Records begin
Parish registers: None
Bishop's Transcripts: 1838
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Whalley
Diocese Manchester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Chapelry History

RAWTENSTALL, an ecclesiastical district, partly in the parish of Bury, and partly in that of Whalley, union of Haslingden, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of Lancashire. This district is formed of part of three townships, viz. Lower Booths, Newchurch, and Coupe and Lenches with Newhall-Heyand Hall-Carr. There are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans. [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 Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Church records

Online Records


Church of England

Rawtenstall chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Whalley to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following websites and ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = findmypast (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk


RAWTENSTALL ST MARY Chapelry  (1838) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1838-1847 None None
LOPC 1838-1847 None 1838-1847
LBMD 1895-1974 1842-1946 1895-1974
WHALLEY ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS PARISH (1538) Indexes (ancient parish containing RAWTENSTALL Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1538-1888 1539-1837 None
LOPC 1538-1601, 1605-1845, 1848-1860, 1862-1875 1539-1601, 1605-1647, 1653-1900 1538-1601, 1605-1840, 1843-1891
LBMD 1837-1937 None 1837-1937
FMP None 1539-1627 None
AC 1538-1601, 1605-1653
1538-1601, 1605-1653
1538-1601, 1605-1653
FREG 1538-1631 1539-1651 1538-?


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Rawtenstall and comprising the whole ancient parish of Whalley to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the WHALLEY ST MARY PARISH page.


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 306899.



Poor Law Unions

Haslingden, Lancashire Poor Law Union

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.

Websites

British history Online for surrounding area

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 640-645.Date accessed: 26 August 2013.