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Guide to '''Astley, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
 
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=== Chapelry History  ===
 
=== Chapelry History  ===
  
ASTLEY, a district '''chapelry''', in the parish and union of [[Leigh, Lancashire|Leigh]], hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 3 miles (E.) from the town of Leigh. The chapel was rebuilt in 1760; a tower was added in 1842, and a new north aisle in 1847. There is a place of worship for '''Wesleyans'''.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis,  [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50767#s9  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848).  Date accessed: 29 August 2013.</ref>  
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ASTLEY, a district '''chapelry''', in the parish and union of [[Leigh, Lancashire|Leigh]], hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 3 miles (E.) from the town of Leigh. The chapel was rebuilt in 1760; a tower was added in 1842, and a new north aisle in 1847. There is a place of worship for '''Wesleyans'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,  [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50767#s9  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848).  Date accessed: 29 August 2013.</ref>  
  
 
=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
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An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
 
An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/<br>  
 
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== 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
  
 
Astley chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Leigh, Lancashire|Leigh]]&nbsp;to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
 
Astley chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Leigh, Lancashire|Leigh]]&nbsp;to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
  
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Astley and comprising the whole ancient parish of Leigh to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Leigh, Lancashire|LEIGH PARISH]] page.<br>
 
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Astley and comprising the whole ancient parish of Leigh to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Leigh, Lancashire|LEIGH PARISH]] page.<br>
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{{British Census|306901}}  
 
{{British Census|306901}}  
  
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==== Poor Law Unions ====
 
 
==== Poor Law Unions<br>  ====
 
  
 
[[Leigh, Lancashire Poor Law Union]]  
 
[[Leigh, Lancashire Poor Law Union]]  
  
==== Probate records<br>  ====
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==== Probate records ====
  
 
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 ==
  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
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[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/LAN/Astley/ Astley on GENUKI]<br>
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{{Reflist}} {{Lancashire}}
  
{{Reflist}} {{Lancashire}}
 
  
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Revision as of 17:02, 12 September 2020

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

Astley, Lancashire
Astley St Stephen Church Lancashire contributor SMJ.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred West Derby
County Lancashire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Leigh
Registration District Leigh
Records begin
Parish registers: 1760
Bishop's Transcripts: 1724
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Eccles
Diocese Manchester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lancashire Archives

Chapelry History[edit | edit source]

ASTLEY, a district chapelry, in the parish and union of Leigh, hundred of West Derby, S. division of Lancashire, 3 miles (E.) from the town of Leigh. The chapel was rebuilt in 1760; a tower was added in 1842, and a new north aisle in 1847. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[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]

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

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = findmypast (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
ASTLEY ST STEPHEN Chapelry (1744) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
AC 1760-1812 1760-1812 1760-1812
AC 1813-1914 1843-1930 1813-1926
FS 1760-1925 1748 1760-1841
LOPC 1760-1853 1843-1918 1754-1893
LBMD None 1843-1950 None
LEIGH ST MARY'S PARISH (1558) Indexes (ancient parish containing ASTLEY)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1559-1872 1701-1845  1753-1857
LOPC 1700-1901 1560-1901 1660-1856 
FMP  None None
LBMD None 1837-1950 None 
AC 1558-1700 1558-1700 1558-1700

For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Astley and comprising the whole ancient parish of Leigh to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the LEIGH PARISH page.

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. 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]

Leigh, Lancashire Poor Law Union

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]

Astley on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848). Date accessed: 29 August 2013.