Chandlings Farm, Berkshire Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Guide to Chandlings Farm, Berkshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Chandlings Farm, Berkshire
Type Extra-parochial
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Hormer
County Berkshire
Poor Law Union Abingdon
Registration District Abingdon
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
Location of Archive
Berkshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

CHANDLINGS (also known as Chandlings Farm), an extra-parochial district, in the union of Abingdon, hundred of Hormer, county of Berks, 3 miles (N. by E.) from Abingdon. [1] Search surrounding parishes for records and information. See for additional information on Chandlings and extra-parochial places in Berkshire. This parish was abolished 1 April 1900 and incorporated into the parish of Radley.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

This area is part of the Abingdon Registration District.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Chandlings Farm parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = Berkshire Baptism, Marriage, Burial Indexes (FindMyPast) - ($)
FS = FamilySearch - free
ANC = England & Wales Christenings and Marriages (Ancestry) - ($)
FREG = FreeREG - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Chandlings Farm Online Parish Records
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1538-1917
FS 1538-1975
ANC 1530-1980

FREG 1541-1816, 1837-1846

FS Catalog PRs

FS Catalog BTs

To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Genuki has some information on their site regarding parish records. There are no specific church records in the FamilySearch catalog at this time. Additionally, there are no registers listed at the Berkshire Record Office.

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]


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.

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Berkshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scorll 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]

Berkshire Family History Society

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel, A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 545-549. Date accessed: 01 April 2013.