Whalley parish registers: Dates and current locations etc.


Whalley parish registers: Dates and current locations etc.


The place:

A parish and market town, hundred of Blackburn; 8 miles from Blackburn, 220 from London. The Church is a vicarage, dedicated to St. Mary and All Saints, in the Archdeaconry of Chester. The parish includes the Yorkshire chapelry of Whitewell, and although this chapelry has its own registers from the early 18th century, the registers of the mother parish should not be overlooked.

Deposited Registers (Lancashire Record Office)

  • Baptisms: 1538-1888
  • Marriages: 1538-1958
  • Burials: 1538-1891

Bishop's Transcripts:

  • 1605-1685, 1688-1738, 1741-1800, 1802-1846 (All at Lancashire Record Office)

IGI Coverage:

  • C 1538-1833, 1833-1875;
  • M 1539-1601, 1605-1835, 1835-1837

Transcripts and Indexes:

  1. C 1538-1653; M 1539-1651; B 1538-1652; Printed transcript with index; Manchester Central Library

Please note: For an explanation of the abbreviations and the meaning of those dates which are in italics, please see the Yorkshire Parish Registers main page.

The above register information was correct when the book was published (1998). However registers may be moved from one Register Office to another. If you know that any of the above data is incorrect, please drop me a line via the link at the bottom of this page.

The above copyright data was taken from the book
Yorkshire Parish Registers
and was presented to Genuki by the author:
Colin Blanshard Withers.