Discover your ancestor in baptism registers from Lancashire. Learn when and where your ancestor’s baptism took place, as well as your ancestor’s parents’ names. The registers span the years from 1538 to 1917. 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, provided by Lancashire Archives. Each transcript will provide all or some of the following details:
Be sure to check the image linked to your ancestor’s transcript as images may offer additional details.
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.
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, parents’ names, 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.