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[[England|England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire|Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire Probate Records|Lancashire Probate Records]]  
  
Here is a list of Lancashire towns and parishes that begin with the letter A and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them.&nbsp; For other places, click on a link:&nbsp; B-D,&nbsp;[[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions Parishes E through L|E-L<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1239912051575_141" />]], [[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions Parishes M through S|M-S]], [[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions Parishes T through Z|T-Z]].&nbsp;
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Here is a list of Lancashire towns and parishes that begin with B and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them. Once you have identified a court, click on a court name to access indexes or go to the [http://www.xmission.com/~nelsonb/lws.htm Lancashire Will Index]. <br>
  
Once you have identified a court, click on a court name to access indexes or go to the [http://www.xmission.com/~nelsonb/lws.htm Lancashire Will Index]. <br><br>
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For other places, click on a link:
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes beginning with A|A]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Lancashire_Probate_Jurisdictions,_Parishes_beginning_with_B|B]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes C|C]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes D and E|D-E]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes F through G|F-G]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes beginning with H|H]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes I through L|I-L]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes beginning with M and N|M-N]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes O through R|O-R]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes beginning with S|S]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes beginning with T and U|T-U]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes beginning with Wal-Wav|Wal-Wav]]
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| &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Lancashire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes beginning with We-Z|We-Z]]
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Once you have identified a court, click on a court name to access indexes or go to the [http://www.xmission.com/~nelsonb/lws.htm Lancashire Will Index]. <br>
  
 
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! style="background: #ffdead" width="15%" | PARISH  
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! style="background: #ffdead" width="40%" | PRIMARY COURT  
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! style="background: rgb(255,222,173); -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" width="40%" | '''PRIMARY COURT'''
! style="background: #ffdead" width="40%" | SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
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! style="background: rgb(255,222,173); -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" width="40%" | '''SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER'''
 
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| Bacup  
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| '''Bacup''' [chapelry in mostly Whalley Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Balderstone  
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| '''Balderstone '''[chapelry&nbsp;in Rochdale Parish]&nbsp;
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bamber Bridge St Saviour  
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| '''Bamber Bridge St Saviour''' [chapelry in Blackburn Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
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|-
| Bardsley  
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| '''Bardsley''' [chapelry in Ashton-under-Lyne Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Barrowford  
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| '''Barrowford''' [chapelry in Whalley Parish;see also Colne]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
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| Barton  
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| '''Barton''' [chapelry in Preston parish;&nbsp; &nbsp;which see]&nbsp;
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness  
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| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Amounderness  
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Barton upon Irwell  
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| '''Barton upon Irwell''' [chapelry in Eccles&nbsp;Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
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|-
| Bedford Leigh  
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| '''Bedford Leigh''' [chapelry in Leigh Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Beswick  
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| '''Beswick'''&nbsp;[extra-parochial chapelry in Manchester Parish]
 
| Search the courts of the surrounding parishes  
 
| Search the courts of the surrounding parishes  
 
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| .
 
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| Bevington  
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| '''Bevington''' [chapelry in Liverpool Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bickerstaffe  
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| '''Bickerstaffe'''&nbsp;[chapelry in Ormskirk Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Billinge  
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| '''Billinge''' [chapelry in Wigan Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Birch  
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| '''Birch''' [chapelry in Manchester Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Birch in Rusholme  
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| '''Birch in&nbsp;Rusholme'''[same as "Birch"; see above]&nbsp;
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bircle  
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| '''Bircle''' [chapelry in Middleton Parish, which includes Bamford]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bispham  
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| '''Bispham'''
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness  
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| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Amounderness  
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Blackburn, all parishes  
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| '''Blackburn''', all parishes (see a "[[Comprehensive List of Blackburn Chapelries and Parish]]"
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Blackley [St Peter]  
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| '''Blackley St Peter''' [chapelry&nbsp;in Manchester Parish]&nbsp;
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Blackpool St John  
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| '''Blackpool St John''' [chapelry in Bispham Parish]
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness  
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| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Amounderness  
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Blackrod  
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| '''Blackrod''' [chapelry in&nbsp;Bolton-le-Moors Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Blawith  
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| '''Blawith''' [chapelry in Ulverston Parish]
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness  
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| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Furness  
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York  
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3 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bolton le Moors, all parishes  
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| '''Bolton le Moors''', all parishes (see a "[[Comprehensive List of Chapelries in Bolton le Moors Parish]]")
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
+
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bolton le Sands  
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| '''Bolton le Sands '''[chapelry in Lancaster Parish]&nbsp;
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Kendal  
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| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Kendal  
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York  
+
3 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bootle St Mary  
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| '''Bootle St Mary '''[chapelry in Walton-on-the-Hill Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
+
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bradshaw  
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| '''Bradshaw''' [chapelry in Bolton-le-Moors Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
+
2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
+
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
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4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Brathay  
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| '''Brathay''' [chapelry in Hawkshead Parish]
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness  
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| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Furness  
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
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| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York  
+
3 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
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4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bretherton  
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| '''Bretherton''' [chapelry in Croston Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
+
2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
+
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
+
4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Briercliffe  
+
| '''Briercliffe''' [chapelry in Whalley Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
+
2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
+
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
+
4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Brindle  
+
| '''Brindle'''
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
+
2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
+
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
+
4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Broughton  
+
| '''Broughton''' [chapelry in Preston Parish; which see]
| Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
+
| [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
3 - Prerogative court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
+
3 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Broughton in Furness
+
| '''Broughton-cum-Kersal''' [chapelry in Ulverston Parish]
| Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
+
| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Furness
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
3 - Prerogative court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
+
3 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
|-
+
4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
| Broughton, Field [St Peter]
 
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness
 
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York  
 
  
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
+
<br>
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Burnley [St Peter]  
+
| '''Broughton in Furness''' [chapelry&nbsp;in Kirkby-Ireleth Parish; also known as West Broughton]  
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
+
| [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
| Pre-1541
+
| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
+
3 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Burnley St James
+
| '''Broughton, Field St Peter&nbsp;'''[chapelry in Preston Parish; which see]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| [[Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries]] - Furness
| Pre-1541
+
| 2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
+
3 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
 
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
+
4 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Burscough Bridge
+
| '''Burnley St Peter'''&nbsp;[one of three chapelries in Whalley Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
+
2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
+
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
+
4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Burton Wood
+
| '''Burnley St James'''&nbsp;[one of three chapelries in Whalley Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
+
2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
+
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
+
4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Bury, all parishes
+
| '''Burnley St Paul'''&nbsp;[one of three chapelries in Whalley Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
+
2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
+
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
+
4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Cartmel
+
| '''Burscough Bridge''' '''St John '''[chapelry in Ormskirk Parish]
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness
+
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Cartmel Fell
 
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness
 
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Caton with Littledale
 
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness
 
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Chadderton St John  
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
 
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
+
2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
+
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
+
4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Chadderton St Matthew
+
| '''Burton Wood''' [chapelry in Warrington Parish]
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
+
2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
+
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
+
4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
| Chatburn
+
| '''Bury''', all parishes (see "[[Comprehensive List of Bury Chapelries and Parish]]")
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)  
+
| [[Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)]]
 
| Pre-1541  
 
| Pre-1541  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury  
+
2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
Post-1540  
 
Post-1540  
  
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York  
+
2 - [[Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York]]
  
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York  
+
3 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York]]
  
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
+
4 - [[Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York]]
  
|-
+
|}
| Cheetham Hill St Mark
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Childwall
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Chipping
 
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness
 
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Chorley, all parishes
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Chorlton cum Hardy
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Chorlton upon Medlock [All Saints]
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Chorlton upon Medlock St Saviour
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
  
|-
+
[[Category:Probate_records_in_Lancashire]]
| Church Kirk
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Claughton
 
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Lonsdale
 
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Clayton le Moors
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Clitheroe
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Clitheroe Castle
 
| Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
 
| .
 
|-
 
| Clitheroe St James
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Cockerham
 
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness
 
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Cockersand Abbey
 
| Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
 
| .
 
|-
 
| Coldhurst
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Colne
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Colne Christ Church
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Colton
 
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness
 
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Coniston, Church
 
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness
 
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Copp
 
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness
 
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Coppull
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Croft with Southworth
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Crossens
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Croston
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Croxteth Park
 
| Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
 
| .
 
|-
 
| Dalton in Furness
 
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness
 
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Deane
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Dendron
 
| Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness
 
| 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
3 - Chancery Court of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Denton
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Denton Christ Church
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Didsbury
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Downham
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|-
 
| Droylsden
 
| Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
 
| Pre-1541
 
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
Post-1540
 
 
 
2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York
 
 
 
4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York
 
 
 
|}
 

Revision as of 18:02, 13 December 2010

England Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Probate Records

Here is a list of Lancashire towns and parishes that begin with B and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them. Once you have identified a court, click on a court name to access indexes or go to the Lancashire Will Index.

For other places, click on a link:

  A   B   C   D-E   F-G   H   I-L   M-N   O-R   S   T-U   Wal-Wav   We-Z

Once you have identified a court, click on a court name to access indexes or go to the Lancashire Will Index.

PARISH PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
Bacup [chapelry in mostly Whalley Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Balderstone [chapelry in Rochdale Parish]  Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bamber Bridge St Saviour [chapelry in Blackburn Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bardsley [chapelry in Ashton-under-Lyne Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Barrowford [chapelry in Whalley Parish;see also Colne] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Barton [chapelry in Preston parish;   which see]  Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Barton upon Irwell [chapelry in Eccles Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bedford Leigh [chapelry in Leigh Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Beswick [extra-parochial chapelry in Manchester Parish] Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Bevington [chapelry in Liverpool Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bickerstaffe [chapelry in Ormskirk Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Billinge [chapelry in Wigan Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Birch [chapelry in Manchester Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Birch in Rusholme[same as "Birch"; see above]  Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bircle [chapelry in Middleton Parish, which includes Bamford] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bispham Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Blackburn, all parishes (see a "Comprehensive List of Blackburn Chapelries and Parish" Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Blackley St Peter [chapelry in Manchester Parish]  Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Blackpool St John [chapelry in Bispham Parish] Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Blackrod [chapelry in Bolton-le-Moors Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Blawith [chapelry in Ulverston Parish] Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Bolton le Moors, all parishes (see a "Comprehensive List of Chapelries in Bolton le Moors Parish") Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bolton le Sands [chapelry in Lancaster Parish]  Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Kendal 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Bootle St Mary [chapelry in Walton-on-the-Hill Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bradshaw [chapelry in Bolton-le-Moors Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Brathay [chapelry in Hawkshead Parish] Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Bretherton [chapelry in Croston Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Briercliffe [chapelry in Whalley Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Brindle Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Broughton [chapelry in Preston Parish; which see] Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Broughton-cum-Kersal [chapelry in Ulverston Parish] Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York


Broughton in Furness [chapelry in Kirkby-Ireleth Parish; also known as West Broughton] Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Broughton, Field St Peter [chapelry in Preston Parish; which see] Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness 2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

4 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

Burnley St Peter [one of three chapelries in Whalley Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Burnley St James [one of three chapelries in Whalley Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Burnley St Paul [one of three chapelries in Whalley Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Burscough Bridge St John [chapelry in Ormskirk Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Burton Wood [chapelry in Warrington Parish] Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York

Bury, all parishes (see "Comprehensive List of Bury Chapelries and Parish") Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory) Pre-1541

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Post-1540

2 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York

3 - Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York

4 - Court of the Chancery of the Archbishop of York