Mitton, Lancashire Genealogy

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

Mitton, Lancashire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Blackburn; Staincliff and Ewcross
County Lancashire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Clitheroe
Registration District Clitheroe
Records begin
Parish registers: 1610
Bishop's Transcripts: 1632
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Craven
Diocese Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Lancashire Archives

Parish History[edit | edit source]

MITTON (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Clitheroe, comprising the townships of Bashall-Eaves, West Bradford, Grindleton, Mitton or Great Mitton, and Waddington, in the W. division of the wapentake of Staincliffe and Ewcross, W. riding of York; and the township of Aighton with Bailey and Chaigley, in the Lower division of the hundred of Blackburn, county of Lancaster, 3 miles (W. S. W.) from Clitheroe.The Wesleyans have places of worship at Waddington and Bashall-Eaves. [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

Mitton parish registers and those registers of its smaller chapelries lying within its boundaries have been transcribed and are displayed online at the web sites listed below and for the following ranges of years:

AC = (£)
FMP = findmypast (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS =
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1610-1812 1620-1841 1609-1678
LOPC 1632-1812 1632-1841 1632-1812
LBMD None 1838-1997 None 
GRINDLETON Chapelry (1744) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1745-1859 None 1802-1859
LOPC None None  None
LBMD None 1845-2004 None
HURST GREEN ST JOHN Chapelry  (1871) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1871-2004 None
WADDINGTON Chapelry (1599) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1599-1854 None None
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1837-1994; 1999-2010  None

Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the FamilySearch Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

Mitton All Hallows parish registers may be found at the Manchester Archives and Local Studies, Central Library, St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD.

Bishop's transcripts for Mitton, 1610-1812 Microreproduction of original manuscripts housed at the Lancashire Record Office, Bow Lane, Preston PR1 RE2.
Lancashire Record Office: ref. DRM/2/221-230
Here's some of the microfilm copies of Middleton All Hallows Parish available at The Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A.. These can be circulated to any one of its satellite FamilySearch Centers worldwide 

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Non Conformist Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

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

Probate records
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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
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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 329-332. Date accessed: 21 October 2013.