Yealand Conyers, Lancashire Genealogy
YEALAND-CONYERS (St Mary), a township with a chapel, in the parish of Warton (near Lancaster), Lancashire, union of Lancaster, hundred of Lonsdale south of the Sands, N. division of Lancashire, 2¼ miles west by southwest from Burton-in-Kendal. The church, dedicated to St. John, was built in 1838, and a district has been assigned to it comprising all Yealand. Other places in the parish include: Yealand Redmayne. Yealand Redmayne is a village and civil parish in the English county of Lancashire. It is in the City of Lancaster district. The civil parish also includes Slack Head. It is north of Lancaster and near the county border. The Society of Friends have a place of worship; and there is a Roman Catholic chapel.
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
Yealand chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Warton 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|
|YEALAND-CONYERS ST JOHN Chapelry (1858) Indexes|
|FS||1858-1909||1740-1760, 1793-1835 (partial)||1745,1755, 1764-1804, 1809-1815|
|WARTON ST OSWALD PARISH (1568) Indexes (ancient parish containing YEALAND Chapelry)|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Yealand and comprising the whole ancient parish of Warton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the WARTON 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 306916.
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.
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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 716-719. Adapted. Date accessed: 03 August 2010.