Inskip, Lancashire Family History Guide

Inskip is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1850 from St Michael on Wyre Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Sowerby.

Alternative names: Inskip with Sowerby

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1848
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1848

Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Copp
  • Kirkham
  • Lancaster St Mary
  • St Michael on Wyre

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

INSKIP, a township and a chapelry in St. Michaelon-Wyre parish, Lancashire. The township bears the name of Inskip-with-Sowerby; lies 4 miles WSW of Brock r. station, and 9 NW of Preston; and has a postal letter box under Preston. Acres, 2,888. Real property, £3,748. Pop., 663. Houses, 129. The manor belongs to the Earl of Derby. The chapelry is larger than the township, and was constituted in 1850. Pop., 780. Houses, 158. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £105. Patron, the Vicar of St. Michael-on-Wyre. The church is a neat edifice, of nave and chancel, with a belfry. There are a Baptist chapel, a national school, and some small charities.

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


County: Lancashire
Civil Registration District: Garstang
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness
Diocese: Manchester
Rural Deanery: Amounderness
Poor Law Union: Garstang
Hundred: Amounderness
Province: York