Mitton, Lancashire Genealogy
Guide to Mitton, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Hundred||Blackburn; Staincliff and Ewcross|
|Poor Law Union||Clitheroe|
|Parish registers: 1610|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1632|
|Diocese||Pre-1836 - York; Post-1835 - Ripon|
|Probate Court||Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York|
|Location of Archive|
|Lancashire Record Office|
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. 
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.
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 = Ancestry.co.uk (£)|
|FMP = findmypast (£)|
|FREG = FreeReg|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|MITTON ALL HALLOWS PARISH (1610) Indexes|
|GRINDLETON Chapelry (1744) Indexes|
|HURST GREEN ST JOHN Chapelry (1871) Indexes|
|WADDINGTON Chapelry (1599) Indexes|
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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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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.
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.
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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 329-332. Date accessed: 21 October 2013.
|For more information and records see Mitton, Yorkshire.|