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Help and advice for Claughton

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Claughton

This is the parish of Claughton to the east of Lancaster. There is also a township of Claughton near Garstang

"Claughton, par., N. Lancashire, on river Lune, 7 miles NE. of Lancaster, 1581 ac., pop. 100."

John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)

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Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Lancaster and Morecambe libraries.

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Census

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Claughton area or see them printed on a map.

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Church Records

The registers of the parish church, St Chad, have been published by the Lancashire Parish Register Society as follows.

  • Volume 59 - Bap, Mar & Bur 1701-1812.
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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Claughton area is Lancaster.

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Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Claughton which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Claughton to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Claughton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Claughton was in the Archdeaconry of Richmond, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Richmond are held at the Lancashire Record Office.

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You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.