Yate and Pickup Bank, Lancashire Genealogy
Yate with Pickup Bank was a chapelry within the civil parish boundaries of Whalley Parish. The date of this chapel's history is not known at this time.
YATE, with Pick-up-Bank, a township, in the parochial chapelry of Church, parish of Whalley, union, and Higher division of the hundred, of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles (S. E.) from Blackburn; containing 1068 inhabitants. This is a small township, lying east of the high road from Blackburn to Bury, and chiefiy inhabited by weavers. The house called Hoddlesden Hall, a large plain venerable building, was probably the residence of the Hoddlestons of former ages.
From: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 707-716. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51436 Date accessed: 03 August 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.
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/
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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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