St Peter, Lytham - Roman Catholic

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St Peter,
Clifton St,
Lytham
Lancashire

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1906

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Cemeteries

A graveyard and chapel was opened in 1892 about 1 mile away on Saltcotes Road at OS Grid Ref. SD377282.

Church History

The Catholic chapel, in Clifton street, dedicated to St. Peter, and erected in 1840 at a cost of 3,000, is a brick building, with an embattled western tower, added in 1881, at a cost of 1,000, by the late Col. Clifton ; the interior was restored in 1888 at a cost of 1,000.

from Kelly's Lancashire Directory, 1895

St Peter's was founded in 1800. The present church was built in 1839 and extended in a number of stages.

Church Records

Original registers
Registers begin as Clifton Hall in 1753. Lancashire Record Office hold:
Register Transcripts
The Catholic Record Society have published: The Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society have published:
Indexes
The IGI contains:

 

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Church Records

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Original Registers

Baptisms
Marriages

Copies of Original Registers

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Register Transcripts

Baptisms
Marriages

Indexes

Marriages

Maps

The church is located at OS grid reference SD3695527182 (Lat/Lon 53.737194,-2.957269). You can see this on maps provided by:

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