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This is the parish of Claughton to the east of Lancaster. There is also a township of Claughton near Garstang
Click on map to view parish boundaries in detail.
"Claughton, par., N. Lancashire, on river Lune, 7 miles NE. of Lancaster, 1581 ac., pop. 100."
John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)
Local studies information is held at Lancaster and Morecambe libraries.
Details about the census records, and indexes for Claughton.
You can also perform a more selective search for
churches in the Claughton area
that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help
identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the
of the churches marked on a map.
The registers of the parish church, St Chad, have been published by the Lancashire Parish Register Society as follows.
The Register Office covering the Claughton area is Lancaster.
Ask for the gazetteer for a calculation of the distance from Claughton to another place.
Ask for a calculation of the distance from Claughton to another place.
View maps of Claughton and places within its boundaries.
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.
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.