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[[Image:Church_of_the_Good_Shepherd_Tatham_Fells_Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right|Tatham Fells Church of the Good Shepherd]]
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
Tatham Fells is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1737 lfrom&nbsp;[[Tatham,_Lancashire]] Ancient Parish; and siturated in Lowgill. A large part of the parish of Tatham is an upland area, known as Tatham Fells, which includes the largest settlement in Tatham, Lowgill; its highest point, at Ward's Stone; and the Great Stone of Fourstones, known locally as "The Big Stone".<br>
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Tatham Fells is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1737 lfrom&nbsp;[[Tatham, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish; and siturated in Lowgill. A large part of the parish of Tatham is an upland area, known as Tatham Fells, which includes the largest settlement in Tatham, Lowgill; its highest point, at Ward's Stone; and the Great Stone of Fourstones, known locally as "The Big Stone".<br>  
  
Lowgill is a hamlet within the Forest of Bowland.<br>
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Lowgill is a hamlet within the Forest of Bowland.<br>  
  
The Forest of Bowland is a sparsely inhabited Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with sheep farming and steep narrow unclassified roads passing between settlements and isolated farms. <br>
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The Forest of Bowland is a sparsely inhabited Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with sheep farming and steep narrow unclassified roads passing between settlements and isolated farms. <br>  
  
The present church was built in the 1880's; the site of the altar of the previous chapelry is marked in the churchyard by a stone cross.<br>
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The present church was built in the 1880's; the site of the altar of the previous chapelry is marked in the churchyard by a stone cross.<br>  
  
TATHAM-FELL, a chapelry, with Lowgill village, in Tatham parish, Lancashire; 2½ miles S by W of High Bentham r. station, and 5 ESE of Hornby. Post town, Wray, under Lancaster. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £125. Patron, the Rector of Tatham. The church was built in 1745. There is a parochial school.
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TATHAM-FELL, a chapelry, with Lowgill village, in Tatham parish, Lancashire; 2½ miles S by W of High Bentham r. station, and 5 ESE of Hornby. Post town, Wray, under Lancaster. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £125. Patron, the Rector of Tatham. The church was built in 1745. There is a parochial school.  
  
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) , '''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales''' (1870)
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John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) , '''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales''' (1870)  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire_BMD]]
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]  
  
==== <br>Lancashire Online Parish Clerks ====
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==== <br>Lancashire Online Parish Clerks ====
  
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
  
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
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Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection  
 
Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection  
  
Parish registers for Melling, 1625- Microfilm of original records in the Lancashire Record Office, Preston, England.<br>Lancshire Record Office no.: PR 2898/1/1-12; PR 3326/1/1.<br>
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Parish registers for Melling, 1625- Microfilm of original records in the Lancashire Record Office, Preston, England.<br>Lancshire Record Office no.: PR 2898/1/1-12; PR 3326/1/1.<br>  
  
 
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Bishop's transcripts for Tatham, 1676-1872 Text in Latin and English.<br>Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.<br>Includes records for chapelry of Tatham-fell 1813-1836, 1862-1865 (baptisms and burials).<br>Tatham-Fell is a chapelry in the parish of Tatham.<br>
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Bishop's transcripts for Tatham, 1676-1872 Text in Latin and English.<br>Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.<br>Includes records for chapelry of Tatham-fell 1813-1836, 1862-1865 (baptisms and burials).<br>Tatham-Fell is a chapelry in the parish of Tatham.<br>  
  
 
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| Baptisms and burials, 1676-1872; marriages, 1676-1837. <br>  
 
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==== Census records  ====
 
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http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census  
 
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census  
  
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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<br> ==
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== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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Revision as of 14:42, 28 November 2010

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Tatham Fells Church of the Good Shepherd

Chapelry History

Tatham Fells is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1737 lfrom Tatham, Lancashire Ancient Parish; and siturated in Lowgill. A large part of the parish of Tatham is an upland area, known as Tatham Fells, which includes the largest settlement in Tatham, Lowgill; its highest point, at Ward's Stone; and the Great Stone of Fourstones, known locally as "The Big Stone".

Lowgill is a hamlet within the Forest of Bowland.

The Forest of Bowland is a sparsely inhabited Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with sheep farming and steep narrow unclassified roads passing between settlements and isolated farms.

The present church was built in the 1880's; the site of the altar of the previous chapelry is marked in the churchyard by a stone cross.

TATHAM-FELL, a chapelry, with Lowgill village, in Tatham parish, Lancashire; 2½ miles S by W of High Bentham r. station, and 5 ESE of Hornby. Post town, Wray, under Lancaster. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £125. Patron, the Rector of Tatham. The church was built in 1745. There is a parochial school.

John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) , Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870)

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


Lancashire Online Parish Clerks

An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/


Church records

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Parish registers for Melling, 1625- Microfilm of original records in the Lancashire Record Office, Preston, England.
Lancshire Record Office no.: PR 2898/1/1-12; PR 3326/1/1.

Content
Film
Baptisms, 1625-1643, 1661-1671, 1675-1718; marriages, 1636-1642, burials, 1627, 1675, marriages, 1662-1752, burials, 1629-1653-1661-1721 (all badly damaged); Baptisms, 1720-1781, marriages, 1752-1754; Baptisms (includes records for Hornby, Arkholme, Tatham (Tatham-Fells?) Chapels), 1781-1812; Baptisms, 1813-1865; Marriages, 1754-1837; Burials, 1722-1908; Banns, 1823-1951; Marriages, 1837-1920.
FHL BRITISH Film
1849660 Items 12 - 24

Bishop's transcripts for Tatham, 1676-1872 Text in Latin and English.
Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
Includes records for chapelry of Tatham-fell 1813-1836, 1862-1865 (baptisms and burials).
Tatham-Fell is a chapelry in the parish of Tatham.

Content
Film
Baptisms and burials, 1676-1872; marriages, 1676-1837.
FHL BRITISH Film
1068753 Items 2 - 3


Census records

Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

Poor Law Unions


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.

Web sites

Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.