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== Chapelry History ==
== Chapelry History ==
HORWICH, '''chapelry'''in the parish of Deane, union of Bolton, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles west by northwest of Bolton. The present chapel, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was erected by at least the year 1661. There are three places of worship for dissenters.<ref>''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51048 Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.</ref>
There are three places of worship for dissenters.<ref>''[
== Resources ==
== Resources ==
Revision as of 17:14, 12 September 2013
Guide to Horwich, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
HORWICH, a chapelry, in the parish of Deane, union of Bolton, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles west by northwest of Bolton. The present chapel, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was erected by at least the year 1661. There are three places of worship for dissenters.
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
Church of England
Horwich chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Deane 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|
|HORWICH CHAPELRY (1660) Indexes|
|FS||1660-1841||1832-1835, 1854-1881, 1910-1935||1820-1879|
|DEANE PARISH ST MARY THE VIRGIN (1636) Indexes (ancient parish containing HORWICH Chapelry)|
|LOPC||1604-1750||1604-1750; 1837-1890||1604-1684; 1813-1887|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Horwich and comprising the whole ancient parish of Deane to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the DEANE ST MARY PARISH page.
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 306925. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
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.
Maps and Gazetteers
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- ↑ Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 559-562. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 J.P. Earwaker, Three Lancashire Subsidy Rolls, viz., for the Hundred of Salford, 1541, the Hundred of Salford, 1622 and the Hundred of Leyland, 1628, Together with a Recusant Roll for the Hundred of Leyland, in 1628 (London: Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 1885). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
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