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Angerton, Lancashire Genealogy

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Guide to Angerton, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Angerton, Lancashire
Type Extra-parochial
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Lonsdale
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Ulverston
Registration District Ulverstone
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Angerton was an extra-parochial place, having its own jurisdiction, and lying next to Kirkby Ireleth Parish (which see), on Lancashire's coastal line.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Online Records[edit | edit source]

Church of England

Original Records

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Family History Library only has census records for 1861, 1881, and 1891.

Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Lancashire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Angerton on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of British Isles (1887). Date accessed: 27 August 2013.