Feniscowles is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1839 from Blackburn St Mary Ancient Parish.
Other places in the parish include: Livesey.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1836
- Bishop’s Transcripts: None
Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic
- Blackburn St Peter
- Lower Darwen St James
- Blackburn St Mary
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
FENISCOWLES, a chapelry in Blackburn parish, Lancashire; near Blackburn. It was constituted in 1842; and its post town is Blackburn. Rated property, £9,833. Pop., 3,501. Houses, 640. The property is divided among a few. Feniscowles House is the seat of Sir William H. Feilding, Bart. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Livesey, in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £215. Patron, the Vicar of Blackburn. The church is good.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- 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