Lancashire Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Vital and Census Records   4: Church and Cemetery Records   5: Probate, Land and Court   6: Maps and Gazetteers   7: Newspapers   8: Websites   9: Search Records   10: Get Help  




England—Lancashire

Explore research in Lancashire.


(England)


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Goal 1: Learn about Lancashire research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Lancashire ancestors.

  1. Learn about finding your ancestors in Lancashire.
    FS Wiki: Lancashire England Genealogy
  2. Explore the Dusty Docs site for Lancashire research.






Goal 2: Learn about Lancashire archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Lancashire archives and libraries.

  1. Learn about Lancashire archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Lancashire Archives and Libraries
  2. Explore the archives and libraries link on the GenUKI Lancashire site.
  3. Search the LANCAT (Lancashire Archived Catalog) for records and resources.
  4. Search for free online books on Lancashire research on the FamilySearch site.





Goal 3: Learn about Lancashire civil registration, BMD, and census records.


Choices:

A. Explore Lancashire civil registration.

  1. Explore Lancashire civil registration on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Browse the Lancashire registration districts on the Gen UKI site.
  3. Search the FreeBMD UK site for BMD records.

B. Explore Lancashire census records.

  1. Learn about Lancashire Census Surname Indexes in FamilySearch.
    FS Wiki: Census Surname Indexes
  2. Explore Lancashire census records on the Gen UKI site.



Goal 4: Learn about Lancashire church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Lancashire church records.

  1. Get an overview of Lancashire church records in this article.
    FS—Lancashire Church Records
  2. Explore the church records link on the GenUKI Lancashire site.
  3. Use this parish page to explore parish records in Lancashire.

B. Explore Lancashire cemetery records.

  1. Learn about Lancashire cemetery records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Lancashire Cemeteries
  2. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  3. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.



Goal 5: Learn about Lancashire probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Lancashire probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Lancashire probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Lancashire Probate Records
  2. Learn more about probate records on the GenUKI Lancashire site.
  3. Explore deeds by surname on the FamilyDeeds site.



Goal 6: Learn about Lancashire maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Lancashire maps and gazetteers.

  1. Learn about Lancashire maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Lancashire Maps
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Lancashire maps.
  3. Explore the maps link on the GenUKI Lancashire site.
  4. Explore the Gazetteers link on the GenUKI Lancashire site.
  5. Explore the online Gazetteer on the GenUKI site.






Goal 7: Learn about Lancashire newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Lancashire newspapers.

  1. Learn about Lancashire newspapers.
    FS—Wiki: Lancashire Newspapers
  2. Search Lancashire newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.
  3. Explore the newspaper records link on the GenUKI Lancashire site.



Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Lancashire research.

  1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  2. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.



Goal 9: Search records from Lancashire.


Choices:

A. Explore record collections.

  1. Use the England Record Selection Table to decide on records to search.
    FS—England Record Selection Table
  2. Explore the FamilySearch page for online genealogy records.
  3. Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.



Goal 10: Get help with your Lancashire research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Original Lancashire Genealogy Group page on Facebook.
  2. Visit the Lancashire Genealogy page on Facebook.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Lancashire research.

  1. Join the RootsChat forum and post questions about Lancashire research.
  2. Search the RootsWeb site for Lancashire research mailing lists.
  3. Explore the Lancashire research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

C. Learn about Lancashire genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about genealogy societies in Lancashire in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Lancashire Societies
  2. Explore genealogy societies on the GenUKI Lancashire site.
  3. Explore English genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.