Great Harwood, Lancashire Family History Guide

Great Harwood is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1735 from chapelry in Blackburn St Mary Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1547
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1628

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Blackburn St Michael and All Angels
  • Salesbury
  • Clayton le Moors
  • Altham
  • Whalley
  • Langho

## Historical Descriptions

### The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

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

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