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Guide to Eccles, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. Here is A Comprehensive List of Chapelries in Eccles St Mary Parish
|Poor Law Union||Salford PLU|
|Registration District||Barton upon Irwell; Salford|
|Parish registers: 1563|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1613|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Lancashire Record Office|
ECCLES (St. Mary de Eccles), a parish, in the hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles (W.) from Manchester; containing,with the townships of Barton-upon-Irwell, Clifton, Pendlebury, and Worsley, and the chapelry of Pendleton. Other places in the parish include: Boothstown, Weaste, Cadishead, Charleston, Clifton, Croft, Dumplington, Ellenbrook, Foxhill, Higher Irlam, Hope, Irlam, Little Houghton, Lostock, Lower Irlam, Monton, Patricoft, Walkden, and Boysnope. There are places of worship for Independents, Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists, Methodists of the New Connexion, Swedenborgians, Unitarians, and Roman Catholics. 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD
The parish of Eccles St. Mary (with parish registers commencing in the year 1563) has much online data which is now accessible to view and not only for its own parish registers but for many of its attached chapelries as well. These parish and chapel registers are now available for the following chapels and range of years:
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)|
|FMP = findmypast (£)|
|FREG = FreeReg|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|MOCO = Mocavo.com|
|ECCLES ST MARY PARISH (1563) Indexes|
|ECCLES ST JAMES Chapelry (1878)'Indexes'|
|ECCLES ST ANDREWS Chapelry (1879) Indexes|
|BARTON UPON IRWELL ST CATHERINE Chapelry (1843) Indexes|
|ELLENBROOK ST MARY THE VIRGIN Chapelry (1768) Indexes|
|FARNWORTH ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST (& KEARLSEY) Chapelry (1826) Indexes|
|PADDINGTON ST PAUL THE APOSTLE Chapelry (1846) Indexes|
|PATRICROFT CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1868) Indexes|
|PENDLEBURY ST AUGUSTINE Chapelry (1874) Indexes|
|PENDLEBURY CHURST CHURCH Chapelry (1859) Indexes|
|PENDELBURY ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST Chapelry (1849) Indexes|
|FS||1849-1910||1849-1894||1842-1991 - part.|
|PENDLETON ST AMBROSE Chapelry (1880) Indexes|
|PENDLETON ST ANNE Chapelry (1863) Indexes|
|PENDLETON ST BARNABAS Chapelry (1887) Indexes|
|PENDLETON ST GEORGE (CHARLESTOWN) Chapelry (1858) Indexes|
|PENDLETON ST JAMES Chapelry (1860) Indexes|
|PENDLETON ST LUKE Chapelry (1865) Indexes|
|PENDLETON ST PAUL see PADDINGTON ST PAUL Chapelry|
|PENDLETON ST THOMAS Chapelry (1776) Indexes|
|SWINTON HOLY ROOD St Chapelry (1865) Indexes|
|SWINTON ST PETER Chapelry (1791) Indexes|
|WALKDEN MOOR ST PAUL Chapelry (1838) Indexes|
|WORSLEY ST MARK Chapelry (1843) Indexes|
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 306926.
Todd, A. A. The Title Deeds of a Ramsbottom Terraced House. Title Deeds, History, Maps, Photos and family tree of Richard Markland and Betty surname unknown, with the following surnames: Wild, Warr, Heys, Collin, Parkinson, Ward, and hegen dating from 1862-1891, to be found in The Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Soc. vol. 8, no.3, pages 32-41, FHL Ref. 942.72 B2r
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Lancashire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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