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[[England Genealogy|England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire Genealogy|Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
  
[[Image:St John the Evangelist Church Worsthorne Lancashire.jpg|thumb|right|Worsthorne St John the Evangelist]]  
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Guide to '''Worsthorne, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' chapel register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = St John the Evangelist Church Worsthorne Lancashire.jpg
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| caption =
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish ]]
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| County = Lancashire
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| Hundred = Blackburn
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Burnley/ Burnley]
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| Registration District = Burnley
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| PRbegin = 1835
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| BTbegin = 1835
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| Province = York
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| Diocese = Manchester
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Whalley
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Bishops Court =
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| Prerogative Court =
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| Archive = [[Lancashire Record Office]]
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}}
  
== Chapelry History  ==
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=== Chapelry History  ===
  
Worsthorne St John was created '''a district chapelry''' in 1837 from, and lying within the parochial chapelry of [[Burnley St Peter, Lancashire]], and lying with'''''in boundaries of Whalley''''' ancient ''parish''. Other places in the parish include: Hurstwood.  
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WORSTHORN, a '''township''', in the parochial chapelryand poor-law union of Burnley, parish of Whalley,Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of Lancashire, 2¼ miles (E.) from Burnley. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51431#s8 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 687-692.''] Date accessed: 24 September 2013.</ref>
  
The Diocese of Blackburn is a Church of England diocese, covering much of Lancashire, created in 1926 from part of the Diocese of Manchester. The Diocese includes the towns of Blackburn, Blackpool, Burnley, and the cities of Lancaster, and Preston, as well as a large part of the Ribble Valley.<br>
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=== Resources  ===
 
 
"WORSTHORN, a township with '''a district chapel''', '''in the parochial chapelry''' and poor-law union of '''Burnley, '''''<b>in the parish of Whalley</b>'', Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of Lancashire, 2¼ miles east&nbsp;from Burnley. The township lies on the borders of Yorkshire.&nbsp;The foundation stone of this district church was laid in September 1834, and the church was consecrated in Sept. 1835; it is dedicated to St. John."<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 687-692.&amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 03 August 2010.</ref>
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
  
 
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
 
==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks  ====
  
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
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==== Church records  ====
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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
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*'''1538 - 1910''' {{RecordSearch|1465701|England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1603 - 1910''' {{RecordSearch|1788853|England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
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Worsthorne chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Whalley, Lancashire|Whalley]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following websites and ranges of years:
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{| width="100%" border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''AC''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk Ancestry.co.uk (£)]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records findmypast (£)]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl FreeReg]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS ''' = [http://familysearch.org FamilySearch.org]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LBMD''' = [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk LancashireBMD.org.uk]
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LOPC''' = [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/indexp.html Lancashire Online Parish Clerk]
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|}
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{| width="625" border="1" align="center" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''WORSTHORNE ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST Chapelry&nbsp; (1835) Indexes'''
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | '''<u>Baptisms</u>'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | '''<u>Marriages</u>'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''<u>Burials</u>'''
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1848-1854''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | '''None'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''None'''
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Burnley/stjohne/index.html '''1835-2007''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Burnley/stjohne/index.html '''1843-2012''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Burnley/stjohne/index.html '''1835-2012''']
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | '''None'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/marrind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1843-1982''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''None'''
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''[[Whalley, Lancashire|WHALLEY ST MARY]] AND ALL SAINTS PARISH&nbsp;(1538) Indexes '''''(ancient parish containing WORSTHORNE Chapelry)''
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1538-1888''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1539-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | None
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Whalley/index.html '''1538-1601, 1605-1845, 1848-1860, 1862-1875''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Whalley/index.html '''1539-1601, 1605-1647, 1653-1900''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Whalley/index.html '''1538-1601, 1605-1840, 1843-1891''']
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1837-1937''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/deathind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1837-1937''']
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1539-1627''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | None
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''AC'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 '''1538-1601, 1605-1653''']'''<br>'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 '''1538-1601, 1605-1653''']'''<br>'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 '''1538-1601, 1605-1653''']'''<br>'''
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl '''1538-1631''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl '''1539-1651''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl '''1538-?''']
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==== Church records  ====
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Worsthorne and comprising the whole ancient parish of Whalley to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Whalley, Lancashire|WHALLEY&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY]]&nbsp;PARISH page.
  
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
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
{{Expand section|any unique information, such as ''the census for X year was destroyed''}}  
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{{British Census|306899}}  
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
  
[[Burnley Poor Law Union,Lancashire]]<br>
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[[Burnley Poor Law Union,Lancashire]]<br>  
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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==== Probate records<br> ====
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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<br> ==
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== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
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{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}
  
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== References ==
  
== Reference<br> ==
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{{Reflist}}
  
{{Reflist}}
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&nbsp;{{Lancashire}}  
  
[[Category:Lancashire]]
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[[Category:Lancashire Parishes]]

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

Worsthorne, Lancashire
St John the Evangelist Church Worsthorne Lancashire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Blackburn
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Burnley
Registration District Burnley
Records begin
Parish registers: 1835
Bishop's Transcripts: 1835
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Whalley
Diocese Manchester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Chapelry History[edit | edit source]

WORSTHORN, a township, in the parochial chapelryand poor-law union of Burnley, parish of Whalley,Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of Lancashire, 2¼ miles (E.) from Burnley. [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.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks[edit | edit source]

An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/

Church records[edit | edit source]

Online Records[edit | edit source]


Church of England

Worsthorne chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Whalley to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following websites and ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = findmypast (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk


WORSTHORNE ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST Chapelry  (1835) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1848-1854 None None
LOPC 1835-2007 1843-2012 1835-2012
LBMD None 1843-1982 None
WHALLEY ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS PARISH (1538) Indexes (ancient parish containing WORSTHORNE Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1538-1888 1539-1837 None
LOPC 1538-1601, 1605-1845, 1848-1860, 1862-1875 1539-1601, 1605-1647, 1653-1900 1538-1601, 1605-1840, 1843-1891
LBMD 1837-1937 None 1837-1937
FMP None 1539-1627 None
AC 1538-1601, 1605-1653
1538-1601, 1605-1653
1538-1601, 1605-1653
FREG 1538-1631 1539-1651 1538-?


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Worsthorne and comprising the whole ancient parish of Whalley to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the WHALLEY ST MARY PARISH page.


Census records[edit | edit source]

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.



Poor Law Unions
[edit | edit source]

Burnley Poor Law Union,Lancashire

Probate records
[edit | edit source]

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
[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 687-692. Date accessed: 24 September 2013.