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== Chapel History  ==
 
== Chapel History  ==
  
St. Peter's, Preston was built in 1826 and lay within the civil parish boundaries of St John Preston.  
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Preston St Peter, St Peter's Square was an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1826 from  [[Preston_St_Wilfrid,_Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.
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The church was declared redundant and is now used as  the Arts centre for the surrounding University of Central Lancashire campus.
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 04:41, 18 December 2010

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Chapel History[edit | edit source]

Preston St Peter, St Peter's Square was an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1826 from  Preston_St_Wilfrid,_Lancashire Ancient Parish.

The church was declared redundant and is now used as  the Arts centre for the surrounding University of Central Lancashire campus.


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]

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records[edit | edit source]

Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

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

Web sites[edit | edit source]

Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.