St Thomas and the Holy Rood, Melling in Halsall - Church of England

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St Thomas,
Rock Lane,
Melling
Lancashire

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Cemeteries

The church has a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded before 1603. An ancient preaching cross or rood has stood on the site of the church for centuries. A chapel mentioned in a dead of 1190 A.D., when land in Melling was held by the monks of Cockersand Abbey near Morecambe Bay. The present building dates from 1873.

Church Records

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Register Transcripts
The Lancashire Parish Register Society have published:

 

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Church Records

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Original Registers

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Copies of Original Registers

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Copies of Bishop's Transcripts

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Register Transcripts

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
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Indexes

Marriages

Maps

The church is located at OS grid reference SD3891300255 (Lat/Lon 53.495427,-2.922300). You can see this on maps provided by:

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