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Dolphinholme, Lancashire Genealogy

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Guide to Dolphinholme, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Chapelry History[edit | edit source]

DOLPHINHOLME, a chapelry in Cockerham parish parish, Lancashire; near Scorton railway station, 6 ½ miles S. of Lancaster. It has a post office under Lancaster. The church was built in 1840. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.[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]

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.


Probate records<br>[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<br>[edit | edit source]

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

Websites [edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales published 1870-72.