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Guide to Edenfield, Lancashire family history and genealogy. Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. [Note: To delete or modify in any way the above statement, use "Talk" (top). Proceeding to do so, will entail loss of editorial rights.]

Edenfield, Lancashire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Blackburn; Salford
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Bury PLU
Registration District Bury; Haslingden
Records begin
Parish registers: 1724
Bishop's Transcripts: 1717
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bury
Diocese Manchester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Contents

Chapelry History

EDENFIELD, a parochial chapelry, in the township of Tottington Higher-End, parish of Bury, union of Haslingden, hundred of Salford, S. division of th ecounty of Lancaster, 5 miles (N.) from Bury, on the road to Haslingden and Burnley. The Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists have places of worship. [1]

Resources

Civil Registration

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.

Church records

Online Records

Church of England

Edenfield chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Bury St. Mary to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk


EDENFIELD Chapelry (1728) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1728-1771, 1798-1845, 1857-1877 None 1774-1820
LOPC 1731-1845, 1857-1877 None 1774-1845, 1856-1877
LBMD None 1838-2007 1837-1861
BURY ST MARY PARISH (1590) Indexes (ancient parish containing EDENFIELD Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1590-1909 1591-1935 1785-1976
LOPC 1699-1844 1591-1849, 1860-1861 1699-1728, 1739-1748, 1759-1837
LBMD None 1837-1900 None
FMP None 1598-1760 None
AC 1590-1698 1590-1698 1590-1698
FREG 1590-1698, 1817-1846 1591-1646 1591-1699


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Edenfield and comprising the whole ancient parish of Bury St. Mary to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the BURY ST MARY PARISH page.


Census records

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 306924.

Probate records

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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Websites

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References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 139-144. Date accessed: 12 August 2013.


 

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