Langho, Lancashire Family History Guide

Langho is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1746 from chapelry in Blackburn St Mary Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Billington, Billington Langho, Langho Billington

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1733
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1772

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic

Adjacent Parishes

  • Salesbury
  • Whalley
  • Mitton
  • Great Harwood

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BILLINGTON-LANGHO, a township-chapelry in Blackburn parish, Lancashire; on the Blackburn and Clitheroe railway, 5½ miles NNE of Blackburn. It has a station, of the name of Langho, on the railway; and its Post Town is Whalley, under Blackburn. Acres, 2,960. Real property, £4,719. Pop., 1,038. Houses, 205. The inhabitants are chiefly cotton-weavers. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £120. Patron, the Vicar of Blackburn. The church is ancient. There are a Roman Catholic chapel, a national school, and charities £38.

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

Parish Registers

The registers of the Chapels of Crosby and Langho
by Chapel of Crosby (Crosby, England); Russell, C. F. (Charles Frank), b. 1882; Leech, Ernest Bosdin, 1875-1950; Leech, E. Bosdin, Mrs; Chapel of Langho (Langho, England)

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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