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    Default Lancashire Resources

    Online Parish Clerk project which aims to extract and preserve the records from the various parishes and to provide online access to that data, FREE of charge, along with other data of value to family and local historians conducting research in the County of Lancashire.

    Lancashire BMD's - Free. The indexes are not yet complete for all years and districts from 1837.

    Lancashire County Council Archives - many links to help research in Lancashire

    Genuki Lancashire genealogy

    Family Search = Free. Scroll down to the map, choose England then Lancashire.

    Old Street Plans

    Manchester City Council Burial Records Search
    Initial search is free and gives the occupants of a grave, then if a registered user with search credits you can obtain more information about a register entry by selecting the name of the deceased.

    Manchester City Council
    showing the location of the main private and municipal cemeteries and crematoria in the City of Manchester. Also includes other helpful links and information

    Liverpool Record Office & Local Studies

    Liverpool Roman Catholic Baptisms - basic information is free then pay to purchase further details

    Liverpool Roman Catholic Marriages- basic information is free then pay to purchase further details

    Saint Anthony's Online Database - the long term objective is to make the centre the principal site of research into the history of Liverpool Catholicism in general and the Irish in particular.

    Saint Joseph's Home for Roman Catholic Girls Manchester which officially came into operation at Grindlow House, 460 Stockport Road, Longsight, Manchester in 1871.

    Liverpool History Projects
    This is an ongoing project by a group of people who have accumulated man transcripts, extracts, indexes, databases and other finding aids.

    Bolton Archives
    Churches, Clergymen, Memorial Inscriptions and Cemeteries
    Colne Cemetery

    Darwen Cemetery

    Everton Cemetery RC Burial Index

    Chadderton Cemetery
    Oldham Cemeteries Database - Oldham Crematorium, Hollinwood, Chadderton, Greenacres, Failsworth, Lees, Crompton, Royton

    Allerton Cemetery - Burial index including link to plot and MI, and some photographs (not complete)
    Catholic death and burial indexes - in the Liverpool and surrounding area
    Ford Roman Catholic Cemetery
    Little Crosby (St Mary's Church) - surname index to graves and gravestone photographs. Includes other useful links.
    Liverpool - St James Cemetery - a searchable database of some photographs of the cemeteries and some information on individuals buried there
    Toxteth Park Cemetery - surname index of people interred in the Consecrated and Unconsecrated sections of Toxteth Park Cemetery
    Liverpool Graves Of Victoria Cross Holders
    Woolton (St Peters Church) - transcriptions from headstones and an index to surnames (incomplete)

    Lytham St Annes
    Index of burials, cremations and memorials at Lytham St Annes Crematorium - Records of all persons who have been cremated or buried at Lytham Park Cemetery and Crematorium since the cemetery opened in 1927 and the crematorium in 1958. The Memorial Index contains details of all Cremation Memorials at Lytham Park, including details of memorials for persons who were not cremated at Lytham Park.

    Manchester Online Burial Records - includes Blackley Crematorium, Blackley Cemetery, Gorton Cemetery, Phillips Park Cemetery, Manchester General Cemetery (now known as Harpurhey), Southern Cemetery. Free search, shows other occupants interred in the same grave - need to register and purchase credits forfull information.

    St Helen's
    free searchable burial and cremation index

    Westwood Cemetery - Index 12 Jan 1946 to 31 Dec 2007
    Wigan Cemetery, Lower Ince - index 3 Sept 1856 to 30 Nov 2007

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    And don't forget wiganworld - lots of "Stuff" there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wiganexile View Post
    And don't forget wiganworld - lots of "Stuff" there.
    Thanks for this. My lists are nowhere near complete so if anyone has any resources they want to add please do.

    Sometimes paranoia is just having all the facts.
    William Burroughs

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    Lancashire Parish Register Transcriptions

    Lancashire Parish Register Society
    Reg. Charity still transcribing and publishing Lancs. Parish Registers.
    Some early LPRS publications available free, not well indexed, some only Vol. Nos., others name parish some just say 'Publications'.
    Suggest checking Parish Volume No. on LPRS site.
    The following goes to list of Lancs. Parish Registers available, includes some not attributed to LRPS.

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