Pemberton, Lancashire Genealogy
Guide to Pemberton, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Wigan|
|Parish registers: 1832|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Lancashire Record Office|
Chapel History[edit | edit source]
PEMBERTON, a township with a district chapel, in the parish and union of Wigan All Saints, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 2¼ miles west by southwest of Wigan. The district church, dedicated to St. John, was built in 1832. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.
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]
Online Records[edit | edit source]
Church of England
Pemberton chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Wigan All Saints to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following websites and ranges of years:
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project|
|FMP = findmypast|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|FREG = FreeReg|
|PEMBERTON ST JOHN THE DIVINE Chapelry (1832) Indexes|
|WIGAN ALL SAINTS PARISH (1578) Indexes (ancient parish containing PEMBERTON ST JOHN THE DIVINE Chapelry)|
|LOPC||1813-1842, 1844, 1861-1869, 1879-1896||1594-1625, 1754-1898||1754-1904|
|FREG||1580-1588, 1590-1625||1594-1625||1584-1597, 1600-1626|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Pemberton and comprising the whole ancient parish of Wigan All Saints to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the WIGAN ALL SAINTS 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.
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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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Websites[edit | edit source]
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References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., [A Topographical Dictionary of England] (1848), pp. 542-545. Adapted. Date accessed: 1 October 2013.