England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues

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Known Issues

Question #1: Three of Lancashire, Leigh (St Mary) records indicating baptism, marriages and burials are included. Is this correct?
Answer #1: Although the links for these Leigh (St Mary) record sets indicate that they include baptism, marriage, and burial records, only the 1661-1744 collection includes all three Record Types. Records included in the other sets are as follows:

  • Baptisms, Marriages, Burials, 1744-1781 includes christenings up to Image #245, and burials from Image #246-373.
  • Baptisms, Marriages, Burials, 1782-1797 includes christenings up to Image #180, and burials from Image #181-201.

Question #2: The records in Lancashire > Bury (St. Mary) > Baptisms, Burials, 1813-1820 do not match the description. Where are the remaining records?
Answer #2: The records are mislabeled. It should read Lancashire > Bury (St. Mary) > Baptisms, 1813-1817 and then another group Lancashire > Bury (St John) > Baptisms, 1813-1820

Question #3: Where are the marriages in Lancashire > Bury > Baptism, Marriages, Burials 1782-1799?
Answer #3: The records are mislabeled. There are no marriages in this group of records.

Question #4: Are some Lancashire records missing or out of order?
Answer #4: Some records are missing or out of order in the following collections. Missing records are not available on microfilm.

  • Lancashire, Harpurhey (Christ Church), Burials 1897 to 1900: The image of Page 61 (burial record numbers 481-488) is missing.
  • Lancashire, Great Lever (St Bartholomew), Baptisms, 1879-1899: The image of Page 7 (baptism record numbers 49-56) is missing, and Pages 1-30 are not in sequence.
  • Lancaster>Hollinwood (St Margaret)>Baptisms 1826-1836: Images of Pages 121, 122, 123,124, 129, 130, 131, 132, 141, 142, 143, 144 are missing
  • Lancashire> Castleton Moor (St Martin)>Marriages, 1890-1911: The image of Page 65 is missing
  • Lancashire > Chadderton (St Matthew) > Marriages, 1872-1877: The image of Page 248 is missing

Question #5: How can I see the full images for Lancashire, Granby Row, St. Simon and St. Jude, Baptisms 1842-1849, images 107, 121, and 123?
Answer #5: The full images are not currently available. The pages only contain the first 6-7 records.

Question #6: Many of the indexes in this collection have images attached but many others do not. How can I see the images associated with all the indexes?
Answer #6: Only images and browse points are shown where the contract with the owner of the records permits them to be shown. Those that are not available cannot be shown due to contract restrictions.

Question #7: The indexed records for film 2357393, digital folder number: 00449782 show the event place as Deane, Bolton, Lancashire, England. Is this correct?
Answer #7: These records are from Farnworth with Kearsley which, at one time, was part of the of Parish of Deane

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