Lancashire Family History Guide

Liverpool 1907
Liverpool 1907

Lancashire is bounded, North by Cumberland and Westmorland, East by Yorkshire, South by Cheshire, and West by the Irish Sea. It is about 74 miles in length, and about 44½ in breadth; and is divided into six Hundreds — Amounderness, Blackburn, Leyland, Lonsdale North of the Sands, Lonsdale South of the Sands, and Salford. Rivers: the Calder, the Duddon, the Crake, the Loyne, the Douglas, the Ribble, the Mersey, and the Irwell. It has 21 Market-Towns. Area 1,831 square miles, or 1,171,840 acres. It is in the Province of York, in the Diocese of Chester, and in the Northern Circuit. Population, 1,667,054.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850

Parishes in Lancashire

A

B

  • Bacup, Lancashire
  • Balderstone, Lancashire
  • Bamber Bridge St Saviour, Lancashire
  • Bardsley, Lancashire
  • Barrowford, Lancashire
  • Barton, Lancashire
  • Barton upon Irwell, Lancashire
  • Bedford Leigh, Lancashire
  • Beswick, Lancashire
  • Bevington, Lancashire
  • Bickerstaffe, Lancashire
  • Billinge, Lancashire
  • Birch, Lancashire
  • Birch in Rusholme, Lancashire
  • Bircle, Lancashire
  • Bispham, Lancashire
  • Blackburn, Lancashire
    • Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire
    • Blackburn Holy Trinity, Lancashire
    • Blackburn St John, Lancashire
    • Blackburn St Michael and All Angels, Lancashire
    • Blackburn St Paul, Lancashire
    • Blackburn St Peter, Lancashire
  • Blackley St Peter, Lancashire
  • Blackpool St John, Lancashire
  • Blackrod, Lancashire
  • Blawith, Lancashire
  • Bolton le Moors, Lancashire
    • Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire
    • Bolton le Moors Christ Church, Lancashire
    • Bolton le Moors Emmanuel, Lancashire
    • Bolton le Moors Holy Trinity, Lancashire
    • Bolton le Moors St George, Lancashire
  • Bolton le Sands, Lancashire
  • Bootle St Mary, Lancashire
  • Bradshaw, Lancashire
  • Brathay, Lancashire
  • Bretherton, Lancashire
  • Briercliffe, Lancashire
  • Brindle, Lancashire
  • Broughton, Lancashire
  • Broughton in Furness, Lancashire
  • Burnley St Peter, Lancashire
  • Burnley St James, Lancashire
  • Burscough Bridge, Lancashire
  • Burton Wood, Lancashire
  • Burton in Kendal, Lancashire
  • Bury, Lancashire
  • Bury St Mary, Lancashire
  • Bury St John, Lancashire
  • Bury St Paul, Lancashire

C

  • Cartmel, Lancashire
  • Cartmel Fell, Lancashire
  • Caton with Littledale, Lancashire
  • Chadderton St John, Lancashire
  • Chadderton St Matthew, Lancashire
  • Chatburn, Lancashire
  • Cheetham, Lancashire
  • Childwall, Lancashire
  • Chipping, Lancashire
  • Chorley St Laurence, Lancashire
  • Chorley St George, Lancashire
  • Chorley St Peter, Lancashire
  • Chorlton cum Hardy, Lancashire
  • Chorlton upon Medlock All Saints, Lancashire
  • Chorlton upon Medlock St Saviour, Lancashire
  • Church Coniston, Lancashire
  • Church Kirk, Lancashire
  • Claughton, Lancashire
  • Clayton le Moors, Lancashire
  • Clitheroe, Lancashire
  • Clitheroe Castle, Lancashire
  • Clitheroe St James, Lancashire
  • Cockerham, Lancashire
  • Cockersand Abbey, Lancashire
  • Coldhurst, Lancashire
  • Colne, Lancashire
  • Colne Christ Church, Lancashire
  • Colton, Lancashire
  • Copp, Lancashire
  • Coppull, Lancashire
  • Croft with Southworth, Lancashire
  • Crossens, Lancashire
  • Croston, Lancashire
  • Croxteth Park, Lancashire

D

E

  • East Crompton, Lancashire
  • Eccles, Lancashire
  • Eccleston (near Prescot), Lancashire
  • Eccleston (near Croston), Lancashire
  • Eccleston St Thomas, Lancashire
  • Edenfield, Lancashire
  • Egton cum Newland, Lancashire
  • Ellel, Lancashire
  • Ellenbrook, Lancashire
  • Elton, Lancashire
  • Euxton, Lancashire
  • Everton St George, Lancashire
  • Everton Christ Church, Lancashire
  • Everton St Peter, Lancashire

F

G

H

  • Habergham All Saints, Lancashire
  • Habergham Eaves, Lancashire
  • Haigh and Aspull, Lancashire
  • Hale, Lancashire
  • Halewood, Lancashire
  • Halliwell St Peter, Lancashire
  • Halliwell St Paul, Lancashire
  • Halsall, Lancashire
  • Halton, Lancashire
  • Hambleton, Lancashire
  • Harpurhey, Lancashire
  • Harwood, Lancashire
  • Haslingden, Lancashire
  • Haverthwaite, Lancashire
  • Hawkshead, Lancashire
  • Healey, Lancashire
  • Heapey, Lancashire
  • Heaton Norris, Lancashire
  • Henheads, Lancashire
  • Hesketh with Becconsall, Lancashire
  • Hey, Lancashire
  • Heyhouses, Lancashire
  • Heysham, Lancashire
  • Heywood, Lancashire
  • Heywood St James, Lancashire
  • Hindley, Lancashire
  • Hoghton, Lancashire
  • Holcombe, Lancashire
  • Hollinfare, Lancashire
  • Hollinwood, Lancashire
  • Holme Island, Lancashire
  • Holme St John, Lancashire
  • Hoole, Lancashire
  • Hornby, Lancashire
  • Horwich, Lancashire
  • Hulme St George, Lancashire
  • Hulme St Mark, Lancashire
  • Hurst, Lancashire
  • Hurst Green, Lancashire
  • Huyton, Lancashire

I

K

L

  • Lancaster, Lancashire
    • Lancaster St Mary, Lancashire
    • Lancaster Castle, Lancashire
    • Lancaster St Anne, Lancashire
    • Lancaster St John, Lancashire
    • Lancaster St Thomas, Lancashire
  • Lane Bridge, Lancashire
  • Langho, Lancashire
  • Latchford St James, Lancashire
  • Lathom St James, Lancashire
  • Leck, Lancashire
  • Leesfield, Lancashire
  • Leigh, Lancashire
  • Lever Bridge, Lancashire
  • Leyland, Lancashire
  • Lindale, Lancashire
  • Litherland Christ Church, Lancashire
  • Little Bolton, All Saints, Lancashire
  • Little Bolton St John, Lancashire
  • Little Hulton, Lancashire
  • Little Lever, Lancashire
  • Little Marsden, Lancashire
  • Littleborough, Lancashire
  • Liverpool, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Peter and St Nicholas, Lancashire
    • Liverpool All Saints, Lancashire
    • Liverpool All Souls, Lancashire
    • Liverpool Blessed Virgin Mary, Lancashire
    • Liverpool Christ Church, Lancashire
    • Liverpool Holy Trinity, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Andrew, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Anne, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Barnabas, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Bartholomew, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Bride, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Catherine, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St David, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St George, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St John, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Luke, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Mark, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Martin in the Fields, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Matthew, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Matthias, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Michael, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Paul, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Peter, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Philip, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Saviour, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Silas, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Simon, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Stephen, Lancashire
    • Liverpool St Thomas, Lancashire
  • Longridge, Lancashire
  • Longton, Lancashire
  • Lower Darwen St James, Lancashire
  • Lowick, Lancashire
  • Lowton, Lancashire
  • Lumb, Lancashire
  • Lund, Lancashire
  • Lydiate, Lancashire
  • Lytham, Lancashire
  • Lytham St John, Lancashire

M

  • Maghull, Lancashire
  • Manchester, Lancashire
    • Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire
    • Manchester All Souls, Lancashire
    • Manchester Cathedral, Lancashire
    • Manchester St Ann, Lancashire
    • Manchester St Barnabas, Lancashire
    • Manchester St George, Lancashire
    • Manchester St James, Lancashire
    • Manchester St John, Lancashire
    • Manchester St Mary, Lancashire
    • Manchester St Matthew, Campfield, Lancashire
    • Manchester St Michael, Lancashire
    • Manchester St Paul, Lancashire
    • Manchester St Peter, Lancashire
    • Manchester St Peter, Oldham Road, Lancashire
    • Manchester St Philip, Lancashire
    • Manchester St Philip, Bradford Road, Lancashire
  • Marton, Lancashire
  • Mawdesley with Bispham, Lancashire
  • Melling (near Hornby), Lancashire
  • Melling (near Liverpool), Lancashire
  • Mellor, Lancashire
  • Middleton, Lancashire
  • Milnrow, Lancashire
  • Mitton, Lancashire
  • Mossley, Lancashire
  • Much Woolton, Lancashire
  • Musbury, Lancashire

N

  • Newchurch, Lancashire
  • Newchurch in Pendle, Lancashire
  • Newchurch in Rossendale, Lancashire
  • Newton All Saints, Lancashire
  • Newton in Makerfield, Lancashire
  • Newton in Makerfield St Peter, Lancashire
  • North Meols, Lancashire

O

  • Oldham St Mary, Lancashire
  • Oldham St James, Lancashire
  • Oldham St Peter, Lancashire
  • Openshaw, Lancashire
  • Ormskirk, Lancashire
  • Out Rawcliffe, Lancashire
  • Over Darwen St James, Lancashire
  • Over Darwen Holy Trinity, Lancashire
  • Over Kellet, Lancashire
  • Overton, Lancashire

P

  • Paddington, Lancashire
  • Padgate, Lancashire
  • Padiham, Lancashire
  • Parr, Lancashire
  • Pemberton, Lancashire
  • Pendlebury, Lancashire
  • Pendleton, Lancashire
  • Pendleton Hall, Lancashire
  • Pennington, Lancashire
  • Penwortham, Lancashire
  • Pilling, Lancashire
  • Poulton, Lancashire
  • Poulton le Fylde, Lancashire
  • Prescot, Lancashire
  • Preston, Lancashire
    • Preston St John, Lancashire
    • Preston All Saints, Lancashire
    • Preston Christ Church, Lancashire
    • Preston Holy Trinity, Lancashire
    • Preston St George, Lancashire
    • Preston St James, Lancashire
    • Preston St Mary, Lancashire
    • Preston St Paul, Lancashire
    • Preston St Peter, Lancashire
  • Prestwich St Mary, Lancashire

Q

  • Quernmore, Lancashire

R

  • Radcliffe, Lancashire
  • Radcliffe St Thomas, Lancashire
  • Rainford, Lancashire
  • Rainhill, Lancashire
  • Rampside, Lancashire
  • Ramsbottom, Lancashire
  • Rawtenstall, Lancashire
  • Reedley Hallows, Filly Close and New Laund Booth, Lancashire
  • Ribby cum Wrea, Lancashire
  • Ribchester, Lancashire
  • Ringley, Lancashire
  • Rivington, Lancashire
  • Rochdale St Chad, Lancashire
  • Royton, Lancashire
  • Rufford, Lancashire
  • Rusland, Lancashire

S

  • Salesbury, Lancashire
  • Salford, Lancashire
    • Salford Holy Trinity, Lancashire
    • Salford Christ Church, Lancashire
    • Salford St Bartholomew, Lancashire
    • Salford St Matthias, Lancashire
    • Salford St Philip, Lancashire
    • Salford St Simon, Lancashire
    • Salford St Stephen, Lancashire
  • Samlesbury, Lancashire
  • Satterthwaite, Lancashire
  • Scarisbrick, Lancashire
  • Seaforth, Lancashire
  • Seathwaite, Lancashire
  • Sefton, Lancashire
  • Shaw, Lancashire
  • Shireshead, Lancashire
  • Shuttleworth, Lancashire
  • Silverdale, Lancashire
  • Singleton, Lancashire
  • Skelmersdale, Lancashire
  • Skerton, Lancashire
  • Smallbridge, Lancashire
  • South Shore Holy Trinity, Lancashire
  • Southport Christ Church, Lancashire
  • Spotland, Lancashire
  • St Helens, Lancashire
  • St Michael on Wyre, Lancashire
  • Stalmine, Lancashire
  • Stalybridge New St George, Lancashire
  • Stalybridge Old St George, Lancashire
  • Stand, Lancashire
  • Standish, Lancashire
  • Staveley, Lancashire
  • Stidd, Lancashire
  • Stockton Heath, Lancashire
  • Stretford St Matthew, Lancashire
  • Sutton, Lancashire
  • Swinton St Peter, Lancashire

T

  • Tarleton, Lancashire
  • Tatham, Lancashire
  • Tatham Fells, Lancashire
  • Thornton, Lancashire
  • Thornton in Lonsdale, Lancashire
  • Tockholes, Lancashire
  • Todmorden, Lancashire
  • Tonge, Lancashire
  • Tonge cum Alkrington, Lancashire
  • Torver, Lancashire
  • Tottington, Lancashire
  • Toxteth Park, Lancashire
    • Toxteth Park St Clement, Lancashire
    • Toxteth Park St James, Lancashire
    • Toxteth Park St John the Baptist, Lancashire
    • Toxteth Park St Michael, Lancashire
    • Toxteth Park St Thomas, Lancashire
  • Trawden, Lancashire
  • Tunstal, Lancashire
  • Turton, Lancashire
  • Tydesley cum Shakerley, Lancashire

U

W

  • Walmersley, Lancashire
  • Walmsley, Lancashire
  • Walney, Lancashire
  • Walsden, Lancashire
  • Walton le Dale, Lancashire
  • Walton on the Hill St Mary, Lancashire
  • Wardle St James, Lancashire
  • Wardleworth St James, Lancashire
  • Wardleworth St Mary, Lancashire
  • Warrington, Lancashire
    • Warrington Christ Church, Lancashire
    • Warrington Holy Trinity, Lancashire
    • Warrington St Paul, Lancashire
  • Warton (near Lancaster), Lancashire
  • Warton (near Kirkham), Lancashire
  • Waterhead, Lancashire
  • Wavertree Holy Trinity, Lancashire
  • Weeton, Lancashire
  • Werneth, Lancashire
  • West Derby St Mary, Lancashire
  • West Houghton, Lancashire
  • Westleigh St Paul, Lancashire
  • Whalley, Lancashire
  • Whitechapel, Lancashire
  • Whittington, Lancashire
  • Whittle le Woods, Lancashire
  • Whitworth, Lancashire
  • Wigan, Lancashire
  • Wigan All Saints, Lancashire
  • Wigan St Catherine, Lancashire
  • Wigan St George, Lancashire
  • Winwick, Lancashire
  • Withnell, Lancashire
  • Witton, Lancashire
  • Woodland, Lancashire
  • Woodplumpton, Lancashire
  • Worsley, Lancashire
  • Worsthorne, Lancashire
  • Wray, Lancashire
  • Wyresdale, Lancashire

Y

Lancashire Hundreds

  • Amounderness Hundred
  • Leyland Hundred
  • Lonsdale Hundred
  • Salford Hundred
  • West Derby Hundred

Lancashire Poor Law Unions

  • Garstang Union
  • Ormskirk Union
  • Prescot Union
  • Ulverstone Union
  • Wigan Union

Registration Districts in Lancashire

  • Liverpool Registration District
  • Prescot District
  • West Derby District
This article was updated on February 13, 2020