Lancashire Family History Guide

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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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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