Discover your ancestor in banns and marriage registers from Lancashire. Learn when and where your ancestor was married, as well as your ancestor’s age, occupation, residence, and spouse’s name. The registers, provided by Lancashire Archives, span the years from 1538 to 1932. View the full list of places included in our parish list, linked to in the Useful links and resources section.
Each result will provide you with a transcript and an image of the original register. Each transcript will provide all or some of the following details:
Images may offer additional details, such as if your ancestor was married by banns or licence.
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.
Begin your search broadly with only a name.
If needed, you can narrow your results by including additional search criteria such as a year, place, spouse’s name, or keyword.
Consult the parish list linked to in the Useful links and resources section for a full list of places included in this collection.