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Parishmouse provides a wealth of information about the history of parishes, towns and hamlets throughout the United Kingdom, transcribed from historical books and parish registers. The information will be of particular interest to those tracing their family histories or researching local history.

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Garston, Lancashire Family History Guide

Garston is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1729 from chapelry in Childwall Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Speke. Parish church: Parish registers begin: 1777 Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic and Wesleyan Methodist. Parishes adjacent to Garston Hale Aigburth Childwall Historical Descriptions The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales … Continue reading Garston, Lancashire Family History Guide

Garstang, Lancashire Family History Guide

Garstang is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Lancashire. Other places in the parish include: Bilsborough, Billisborrow, Cabus, Catteral, Catterall, Claughton, Cleveley, Forton, Holleth, Kirkland, Nateby, Nether Wyresdale, Winmarleigh, Barnacre with Bonds, Barnacre with Ronds, and Bilsborrow. Parish church:┬áSt. Helen Parish registers begin: 1567 Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Roman Catholic, Society … Continue reading Garstang, Lancashire Family History Guide

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