Yealand Conyers, Lancashire Genealogy
Yealand Conyers St Mary was district chapelry created by 1839 from, and lying within the boundaries of Warton (near Lancaster), Lancashire Ancient Parish.
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 Diocese of Blackburn is a Church of England diocese, covering much of Lancashire, created in 1926 from part of the Diocese of Manchester. The Diocese includes the towns of Blackburn, Blackpool, Burnley, and the cities of Lancaster, and Preston, as well as a large part of the Ribble Valley.
"YEALAND-CONYERS, a township with a chapel, in the parish of Warton, 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.
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/
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http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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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- A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 716-719. Adapted. Date accessed: 03 August 2010.