Saturday, 21 July 2018

Lancashire parish records on Findmypast

Lancashire parish records are now in Findmypast's collection.

Baptisms, 1538 to 1917
Over 1.1 million baptism register records from 191 Lancashire parishes. See a transcript and an image of the original register.

Banns & Marriages, 1538 to 1932
Covering 194 Lancashire parishes, containing over 713,000 records the transcript and image of the original register give a combination of the couples' names, birth years, occupations, marriage date, marriage location, parents' names, father's occupations and the names of any witnesses and whether married by banns or licence.

Burials, 1538 to 1991
For 123 parishes and over 712,000 records, these burial records, transcripts and images, show name, where the burial took place, as well as age at the time of death.

These collections of Lancashire parish baptisms, marriages, banns and burials provided by Lancashire Archives are also available to browse.

Ancestry has Lancashire parish records too.

You can stay in touch with developments at the Lancashire Archives through their newsletter.

Did you know the Lancashire Archives has an online search capability for the names of police officers, particularly those who served with the Lancashire County Constabulary from the force's inception in 1840 up to 1925?

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