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Guide to '''Garstang St Thomas, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
See a [[List of Chapels and Chapelries in the Parish of Garstang]]  
 
See a [[List of Chapels and Chapelries in the Parish of Garstang]]  
 
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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
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The church of St Thomas in located in the village of Garstang.  
 
The church of St Thomas in located in the village of Garstang.  
  
The Chapel of Ease of St Thomas was originally built in 1327 on a site to the rear of the High Sreet and was taken down and rebuilt in 1770. Once called by All Saints, it became St Thomas' Church in 1848. St Thomas' graveyard was first used in 1849. <br>
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The Chapel of Ease of St Thomas was originally built in 1327 on a site to the rear of the High Sreet and was taken down and rebuilt in 1770. Once called by All Saints, it became St Thomas' Church in 1848. St Thomas' graveyard was first used in 1849.<ref>John Bartholomew, 1887 [http://visionofbritain.org.uk/place/10252 ''Gazetteer of the British Isles.'']</ref> <br>  
  
 
See also [[Garstang St Helen]]. [[Image:St Thomas' Church, Garstang.jpeg|thumb|center]]  
 
See also [[Garstang St Helen]]. [[Image:St Thomas' Church, Garstang.jpeg|thumb|center]]  
  
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Garstang, market town,'''parish''', and'''township''' (ry. sta. Garstang and Catterall), N. Lancashire, on river Wyre, 10½ miles S. of Lancaster -- par., 29,422 ac. and 4439 foreshore.
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Civil Registration  ====
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=== Civil Registration  ===
  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
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=== 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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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
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Garstang St Thomas chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Garstang, Lancashire|Garstang St Helen]] 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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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records findmypast (£)]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LBMD''' = [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk LancashireBMD.org.uk]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LOPC''' = [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/indexp.html Lancashire Online Parish Clerk]
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''GARSTANG ST&nbsp;THOMAS&nbsp;Chapelry (1786) Indexes'''&nbsp;
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | LOPC
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Garstang/stthomas/index.html 1824-1900]
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Garstang/stthomas/index.html 1881-1900&nbsp;]
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Garstang/stthomas/index.html 1849-1900]
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" scope="col" | [[Garstang, Lancashire|GARSTANG ST HELEN]] PARISH (1563) Indexes (ancient parish containing GARSTANG&nbsp;ST&nbsp;THOMAS Chapelry)<br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" align="center" | <u>'''Burials&nbsp;'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | LOPC
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Garstang/sthelen/index.html 1689-1862]
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Garstang/sthelen/index.html 1689-1900]
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Garstang/sthelen/index.html 1689-1842]&nbsp;
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 1567-1734]
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 1567-1734]
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==== Church records  ====
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Garstang St Thomas and comprising the whole ancient parish of Garstang St Helen to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Garstang, Lancashire|GARSTANG&nbsp;ST&nbsp;HELEN]]&nbsp;PARISH page.
  
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Parish registers for St. Helen's Church, Garstang Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.<br>Lancashire Record Office no.&nbsp;: PR 2398-2425; 2432; 2963/1-2; 3239/1,3,5  
 
Parish registers for St. Helen's Church, Garstang Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.<br>Lancashire Record Office no.&nbsp;: PR 2398-2425; 2432; 2963/1-2; 3239/1,3,5  
  
Baptisms and burials 1567-1780 Marriages 1567-1754 FHL BRITISH Film 1278942 Items 14-24 <br>Baptisms and burials 1780-1862 Marriages 1754-1856 Register of affidavits of burials in Woollen 1678-1691 Banns 1780-1872 Register of memo of baptisms and 1819-1825 burials 1835-1852 Draft burials and baptisms 1768-1783 FHL BRITISH Film 1278886 <br>Marriages 1856-1900 Banns 1873-1900 Register of confirmations 1838-1900 FHL BRITISH Film 1278890 Items 1-4 <br>
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Baptisms and burials 1567-1780 Marriages 1567-1754 FHL BRITISH Film 1278942 Items 14-24 <br>Baptisms and burials 1780-1862 Marriages 1754-1856 Register of affidavits of burials in Woollen 1678-1691 Banns 1780-1872 Register of memo of baptisms and 1819-1825 burials 1835-1852 Draft burials and baptisms 1768-1783 FHL BRITISH Film 1278886 <br>Marriages 1856-1900 Banns 1873-1900 Register of confirmations 1838-1900 FHL BRITISH Film 1278890 Items 1-4 <br>  
  
 
Bishop's transcripts for St. Helen's Church, Garstang Microfilm of originals at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston. <br>Some parts are illegible due to torn pages, dark spots, faded ink. <br>DRB 2/76-88  
 
Bishop's transcripts for St. Helen's Church, Garstang Microfilm of originals at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston. <br>Some parts are illegible due to torn pages, dark spots, faded ink. <br>DRB 2/76-88  
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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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===== Non Conformist Records  =====
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*'''1717''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-and-wales-roman-catholics-1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717] at FindMyPast ($), index and images
  
==== Census records  ====
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=== Census Records ===
  
{{British Census|306886}}  
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{{British Census|306886}}
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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=== Genealogy  ===
  
==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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Gardner, Joan M.&nbsp; A Misleading Marraige Affadavit: The Gardners at Calughton. History and family tree of John Gardner and Helen (Ellin) Bland dating from 1781-1854, other surnames Green, Jempson, Ducket, Brotherton, Eccles, and Clayton, to be found in The Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society Magazine, vol. 10, no.1. pages 12-14, FHL Ref. 942.72 B2r
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==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
  
 
[[Garstang Poor Law Union, Lancashire]]  
 
[[Garstang Poor Law Union, Lancashire]]  
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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==== Probate records<br> ====
  
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.  
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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|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<br> ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
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[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53240&strquery=garstang British History online]
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{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
  
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Latest revision as of 08:14, 13 April 2021


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

See a List of Chapels and Chapelries in the Parish of Garstang

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Garstang St Thomas was created a chapel of ease in 1327.

Other places in the parish include: Bilsborough, Billisborrow, Cabus, Catteral, Catterall, Claughton, Cleveley, Forton, Holleth, Kirkland, Nateby, Nether Wyresdale, Winmarleigh, Barnacre with Bonds, Barnacre with Ronds, and Bilsborrow.

The church of St Thomas in located in the village of Garstang.

The Chapel of Ease of St Thomas was originally built in 1327 on a site to the rear of the High Sreet and was taken down and rebuilt in 1770. Once called by All Saints, it became St Thomas' Church in 1848. St Thomas' graveyard was first used in 1849.[1]

See also Garstang St Helen.

St Thomas' Church, Garstang.jpeg

Garstang, market town,parish, andtownship (ry. sta. Garstang and Catterall), N. Lancashire, on river Wyre, 10½ miles S. of Lancaster -- par., 29,422 ac. and 4439 foreshore.


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

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Online Records[edit | edit source]

Church of England

Garstang St Thomas chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Garstang St Helen 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


GARSTANG ST THOMAS Chapelry (1786) Indexes 
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1881-1896 None
LOPC 1824-1900 1881-1900  1849-1900
AC None None None
GARSTANG ST HELEN PARISH (1563) Indexes (ancient parish containing GARSTANG ST THOMAS Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials 
FS 1567-1889 1567-1900 None
LOPC 1689-1862 1689-1900 1689-1842 
AC 1567-1734 1567-1734 1567-1734


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Garstang St Thomas and comprising the whole ancient parish of Garstang St Helen to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the GARSTANG ST HELEN PARISH page.



Parish registers for St. Helen's Church, Garstang Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
Lancashire Record Office no. : PR 2398-2425; 2432; 2963/1-2; 3239/1,3,5

Baptisms and burials 1567-1780 Marriages 1567-1754 FHL BRITISH Film 1278942 Items 14-24
Baptisms and burials 1780-1862 Marriages 1754-1856 Register of affidavits of burials in Woollen 1678-1691 Banns 1780-1872 Register of memo of baptisms and 1819-1825 burials 1835-1852 Draft burials and baptisms 1768-1783 FHL BRITISH Film 1278886
Marriages 1856-1900 Banns 1873-1900 Register of confirmations 1838-1900 FHL BRITISH Film 1278890 Items 1-4

Bishop's transcripts for St. Helen's Church, Garstang Microfilm of originals at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
Some parts are illegible due to torn pages, dark spots, faded ink.
DRB 2/76-88

Parish registers of St Thomas Garstang Microfilm of original records at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
Contains baptisms and marriages 1881-1900; burials 1840-1900; copy of baptism registers 1824-1858; Statistics and communicants 1847-1851; memorandum book (baptisms) 1858-1881.
Lancashire Record Office no. : PR 3240/1/1, 3, 6, 14-15

Parish registers FHL BRITISH Film 1470930 Items 20-24

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks[edit | edit source]

An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/

Non Conformist Records[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.


Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Gardner, Joan M.  A Misleading Marraige Affadavit: The Gardners at Calughton. History and family tree of John Gardner and Helen (Ellin) Bland dating from 1781-1854, other surnames Green, Jempson, Ducket, Brotherton, Eccles, and Clayton, to be found in The Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society Magazine, vol. 10, no.1. pages 12-14, FHL Ref. 942.72 B2r


Poor Law Unions
[edit | edit source]

Garstang Poor Law Union, Lancashire

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]

British History online

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Bartholomew, 1887 Gazetteer of the British Isles.