Blackburn Poor Law Union, Lancashire Genealogy
Parishes[edit | edit source]
The union included the following constituent parishes:
Balderstone, Lancashire, Billington , Bamber Bridge St Saviour, Lancashire Blackburn St Mary, Lancashire , Blackburn Holy Trinity, Lancashire, Blackburn St John, Lancashire Blackburn St Michael and All Angels, Lancashire Blackburn St Paul, Lancashire Blackburn St Peter, Lancashire , Church Kirk, Lancashire Clayton-le-Dale Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, Feniscowles, Lancashire, Great Harwood, Lancashire Langho, Lancashire, Lower Darwen, Lancashire Mellor, Lancashire, Over Darwen St James, Lancashire, Over Darwen Holy Trinity, Lancashire ,Dinkley, Eccleshill, , Little Harwood Harwood, Lancashire, Livesay , Mellor, Lancashire, Osbaldeston , Oswaldtwistle , Pleasington , Ramsgrave , Rishton , Salesbury, Lancashire, Tockholes, Lancashire, Wilpshire , Witton, Lancashire, . Yate and Pickup Bank, Lancashire
Records[edit | edit source]
• Lancashire Record Office, Bow Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2RE. Holdings include Guardians' minute books (1837-1930); Death register (1914-30); Children's registers (1921-43); Various registers (1885-1949); Inmates' property register (1914-43); Cottage Homes committee minutes (1900-30); etc.
Websites[edit | edit source]
For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Blackburn/Blackburn.shtml Peter Higginbotham’s site contains history maps and images of the Union sites.