Browse parish registers from the English county of Lancashire. Discover your ancestor in registers of baptisms, banns, marriages, burials, and confirmations. This collection spans the years from 1531 to 1991.
With this collection, provided by Lancashire Archives, you can browse parish registers from Lancashire. The registers include the following events: baptisms, banns, marriages, burials, and confirmations.
Depending on the event type, the amount of information provided will vary.
Banns and marriages
Lancashire Archives collects and preserves Lancashire’s unique and irreplaceable archives. Their collections are made available to those exploring their personal, family, or community history.
Lancashire Archives online catalogue (LANCAT) holds descriptions of over 1.5 million documents housed in their collection. The collection spans from the 12th century to present day. Records come from a variety of sources including local government, churches, schools, businesses, and societies.
Some of the databases that can be searched include their Red Rose collection, which comprise historic photos of Lancashire, and their police records that include lists of Lancashire police officers.
You can narrow your search by year, register type, and place.
Use the previous and next arrows or the image counter in the image viewer to advance through a register.
If you would like to search a name, follow the links to the indexed search in the Useful links and resources.