Elswick, Lancashire Genealogy

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Elswick is a village and civil parish on the Fylde in Lancashire, England.

http://www.elswickvillage.co.uk/ Elswick village website

ELSWICK, a township in St. Michael-on-Wyre parish, Lancashire; 4½ miles N of Kirkham. Acres, 1,009. Real property, £1,845. Pop., 290. Houses, 65. There is an Independent chapel.

John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)

Civil Registration
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD also Free 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
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The Independent churches were ones in which each congregation was autonomous, upholding the principles of independence. In the 19th century they became known as Congregational.

In 1972 the Congregational church joined with the English Presbyterian church to become the United Reformed Church.

Lodge lane Independent church Elswick is now known as Elswick Memorial United Reformed Church


Elswick- Independent
Baptisms-1717-1809, 1832-1846- MFPR 270.
Burials-1836-1837- MFPR 270.

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
Email: archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

Church records, 1717-1837 Microfilm of original records in the Public Record Office, London.
Includes baptisms, 1717-1836 and burials, 1836-1837.
Public Record Office nos.: RG4/2314, 2315, 1039.

Church records
560880 Items 12-14

Elswick Memorial Church Lancashire contributor Galatas.jpg

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Poor Law Unions
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Fylde Poor Law Union, Lancashire