A Complete List of Bradford's Chapels and District ChurchesEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

Return to the Yorkshire Parishes page.

"BRADFORD (St. Peter), a borough, market-town, [is the] parish, and the head of a union, in the wapentake of Morley, W. riding of York, 10 miles (W. by S.) from Leeds, 34 (S. W.) from York, and 196 (N. N. W.) from London; comprising the townships of Allerton, North Bierley, Bowling, Bradford, Clayton, Eccleshill, Heaton, Manningham, Shipley, and Wilsden, and the chapelries of Haworth, Horton, and Thornton [and numerous others]; the whole containing 105,257 inhabitants, of whom 34,560 are in the town.

From: Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 326-331. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50819 Date accessed: 02 September 2011.

Here is a complete list of Bradford chapelries and district churches as of 1881:


The following chapels, district churches and chapelries were also attached to and lying within the parish boundary of Bradford St Peter [Note: If after having unsuccessfully searched St Peter's parish registers then be certain to next search each of these associated chapels--where registers are applicable--as well before continuing searches in adjoining parishes!]:


There are places of worship for--

  • Baptists
  • Society of Friends
  • Independents
  • Primitive Methodists
  • Wesleyans
  • Unitarians
  • Roman Catholics


References:

1. Royal, Edward, Bishop Bickersteth's visitation returns for the Archdeaconry of Craven. Heslington, York  (2009)

2. Samuel A. Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England. London (1848)

3.  John Marius Wilson Wilson. Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales. London (1870)


 

Need additional research help? Contact our research help specialists.

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.


Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).

  • This page was last modified on 12 April 2014, at 19:37.
  • This page has been accessed 249 times.