Balderstone, Lancashire Family History Guide

Balderstone is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1741 from chaperly in Blackburn St Mary Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Balderston

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1751
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1751

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BALDERSTON, a township-chapelry in Blackburn parish, Lancashire; near the river Ribble, 5 miles NW of Blackburn r. station. Post Town, Mellor-Brook under Blackburn. Acres, 1,710. Real property, £2,593 Pop., 532. Houses, 105. The property is much sub divided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £160. Patron, the Vicar of Blackburn. The church is very good. Charities, £11.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Lancashire
  • Civil Registration District: Blackburn
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Manchester
  • Rural Deanery: Blackburn
  • Poor Law Union: Blackburn
  • Hundred: Blackburn
  • Province: York