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Lancashire
Catalogue of Fiche, Film and CDs

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PARISH  REGISTER  TRANSCRIPTS
Please note: Additional Transcripts are available in Book Form. Location  LANCASHIRE  929.31094276 LAN.
Abbreviations used:  B. Burials,  C. Christenings/Baptisms,  D. Deaths,  M. Marriages.

Ashton in Makerfield PR Transcript.   C. 1756-1809,   B. 1746-1805
fiche Lan 451-454
Ashton under Lyne PR Transcript.   CMB. 1596-1720
.fiche Lan 576-583
Billinge PR Transcript.  C. 1696-1812,   M. 1699-1810,   B. 1699-1812
fiche Lan 506-508
Broughton in Furness PR Transcript.  CMB  1634-1812
fiche Lan 584-586
Broughton PR Transcript.   C. 1653-1804,   M. 1653-1759,   B. 1653-1803
CD
Burnley PR Transcript.   C. 1840-1852,   B. 1706-1811
Film Gen 2
Burnley PR Transcript.   B. 1813-1982
CD
Childwell PR Transcript.   CMB. 1672-1754  
fiche Lan 587-589
Colton PR Transcript.   CMB.  623-1812
fiche Lan 173-177
Coppull PR Transcript.  C. 1757-1842
fiche Lan 471-473
Farnworth PR Transcript.   B.  1698-1743
fiche Lan 469-470
Failsworth St John PR Transcript.   B. 1846-1976
fiche Lan 485-492
Goosnarth PR Transcript.   CMB.  1639-1812 
fiche Lan 590-594
Great Crosby PR Transcript.    C. 1749-1837
fiche Lan 574
Hale PR Transcript.   CMB.  1741-184.
fiche Lan 455-459
Langho PR Transcript.  C.  1725-1837,   M.  1837,   B.  1765-1837
fiche Lan 575
Leigh PR Transcript.   CMB.  1558-1625
fiche Lan 12-22
Liverpool St Nicholas PR Transcript.  CMB. 1670-1704
Film Lan 15
Manchester St Clements PR Transcript.   C. 1793-1879
Film Yks 11
Manchester St Mary's  PR Transcript.   C.1756-1888,   M. 1806-1837,   B. 1754-1871
fiche Lan 157-164
Mitton All Hallows PR Transcript.   CMB. 1610-1812
CD
North Meols PR Transcript.   CMB. 1732-1812
fiche Lan 474-478
Ormskirk PR Transcript.   CMB. 1678-1714
fiche Lan 301-304
Penwortham PR Transcript.   CMB. 1608-1753
CD
Preston PR Transcript.    CMB. 1611-1635
fiche Lan 595-598
CD
Ribchester PR Transcript.    CMB.  1694-1736.
fiche Lan 23-25
Ribchester PR Transcript.    CMB.  1736-1779
fiche Lan 8-10
Ribchester PR Transcript.    CMB.  1780-1837
fiche Lan 379-384
St Helens PR Transcript.    CMB. 1713-1787
fiche Lan 509-512
St Helens PR Transcript.    CMB. 1788-1837
fiche Lan 513-515
Rivington Parish Register Transcript  
Births & C. 1734-1825, 1821-1835,  Burials   1793-1797, 1819-1837
Film Lan 36
Rochdale PR Transcript.   CMB. 1582-1616
fiche Lan 26-32
Rusland PR Transcript    CMB.  1801-1812
fiche Lan 175-177
Ulverston PR Transcript.   CMB. 1545-1812 
fiche Lan 33-47
CD
Winwick St Oswald's PR Transcript.   CMB. 1754-1812
Film Lan 15
Winwick PR Transcript.   CB. 1756-1806
fiche Lan 305
Winwick PR Transcript.   CMB. 1807-1841
fiche Lan 289-295

POOR LAW

The Account Book of Casey’s Charity 1794-1847
Benefit Fund, 'For the poor Catholics of Manchester.'
CD
Kirkdale Industrial Schools - Liverpool Board of Guardians
1. Minute Book   1927, 1928
2. Minute Book   1928, 1929
3. Minute Book   1929, 1930
4. Punishment Book    1880-1934
5. Classification Register -Boys   1845-1857
6. Classification Register -Girls    1845-1857
Film Lan 22






Board of Guardians - Liverpool
1. Financial Committee Minute Book  1907-1911
2. Grove Mount Committee Minute Book  1895-1898
3. Highfield Committee Minute Book  1906-1907
4. Industrial Schools Minute Book   1845-1850
5. Industrial Schools Committee Minute Book   1850-1855
6. Industrial Schools Committee Minute Book   1855-1858
Film Lan 23






Board of Guardians - Liverpool
1. Admissions & Discharge Registers   1841-1844  [A - Z]
2. Admissions & Discharge Registers   1844-1846  [A - Z]
3. Admissions & Discharge Registers   1846-1848  [A - K]
Film Lan 24



Board of Guardians - Liverpool
1. Workhouse Committee Minute Book  1903-1908
2. Workhouse Committee Minute Book  1908-1911
3. Account Book   1870-1871
4. Apprenticeship Indenture Index   1797-1820, 1841-1870
5. Apprenticeship Indentures   1841-1851
Film Lan 25
Workhouse Records - Liverpool Board of Guardians
1. Newscuttings Book    1858-1865
2. Newscuttings Book    1865-1870
3. Newscuttings Book    1870-1885
4. Newscuttings Book    1919-1922
5. Newscuttings Book    1863-1913
6. Workhouse Baptism Register   1831-1849
Film Lan 26

WILLS
Wills before 1858 were proved in Ecclesiastical Courts.
The principal ones for  Lancashire were the Archdeaconry of Chester  and the Archdeaconry of Richmond. 
The Superior Courts were the  PCC Prerogative Court of Canterbury. 
[See England General], and the PCY, Prerogative Court of York.
Please note that additional Indexes are available in Book Form. Location CHESHIRE  929.33  DIC

Lancashire & Cheshire Wills and Inventories  [Vol 1 - III]
  Volume I -  Wills & Inventories  1477 – 1746
  Preserved at Chester, with an appendix of Abstracts of Wills now lost or destroyed
  Volume II - Wills & Inventories  1572 – 1696
  Preserved at Chester, with an appendix of Lancashire & Cheshire Wills & Inventories
  proved at York 1542-1649

  Volume III - Wills & Inventories  1563 -1807, Preserved at Chester
CD
The Exchequer and Prerogative Court of York PCY Calendar of Wills & Admons       
The PCY was the second most important Court, after Canterbury, dealing with the
Probate of Wills prior to 1858. Counties covered were in the north of England and were:-
Cheshire, Cumberland, Durham, Flint part, Lancashire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire,
Westmorland and Yorkshire. Also included was the Isle of Man.

1. 1688-1690, 1698-1699, 1705-1714
2. 1713-1741
3. 1741-1770
4. 1771-1799
5. 1800-1819
6. 1819-1830
7. 1830-1842
8. 1842-1851
9. 1851-1858
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Consistory Court of Lichfield
This Court covered all or part of the following Counties:-
Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Derbyshire, Shropshire until 1858.
Until 1540 the Court also covered Cheshire, Flintshire, Denbeigh and parts of Lancashire.

1.  Calendar of Wills & Admons,   1494 - 1650   [A - L]
Film Sts 26




2.  Calendar of Wills & Admons,   1492 - 1650   [M - Z]
  Black Book of Lichfield
  Calendar of Copy Wills 1657 - 1666
  Sequestration of Tithes  1635 - 1637
  Costs of Suits received by Notary Publick 1616 - 1638
  Presentations to Livings  1603 - 1609
  Sundry Wills as indexed in calendar
Film Sts 27
Lancashire Catholic Wills  1492 - 1894
Testators List
Index of those mentioned
  1. Archdeaconry of Chester
  2. Archdeaconry of Richmond  
CD

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