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Chapelry History

AINSWORTH, or Cockey-Moor,a parochial chapelry,in the parish of Middleton, union of Bury, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3 miles east by north from Bolton. There is a neat place of worship for English Presbyterians, built in 1715,[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

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

FS = FamilySearch.org
LOPC Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk
LBMDLancashireBMD.org.uk
AC = Ancestry.co.uk
FREG = FreeReg


AINSWORTH CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1727) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1727-1912 1731-1754; 1808-1835 1843-1948 1727-1948
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1837-1900 None
MIDDLETON ST LEONARD PARISH (1541) Indexes (ancient parish containing AINSWORTH)

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1541-1752

1541-1752; 1813-1818;  1828-1830

1609-1678; 1805-1819;  1827-1832; 1838-1847; 1865-1874

LOPC  1695-1874  1541-1836  1541-1874
LBMD  None  1837-1974 None 
FMP None 1541-1752 None
AC 1541-1752 1541-1752 1541-1752
FREG 1541-1630, 1653-1729 1541-1644, 1658-1729 1641-1729


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Ainsworth and comprising the whole ancient parish of Middleton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the MIDDLETON PARISH page.


Parish registers for Ainsworth, 1727-1848 Microfilm of original records in the Manchester Central Library, Manchester. Ainsworth is a chapelry in the parish of Middleton.

Contents
Film
Baptisms, 1727-1836; marriages, 1739-1837; burials, 1727-1848.
FHL BRITISH Film
559148

Bishop's transcripts for Ainsworth, 1731-1877 Microreproduction of original manuscripts housed at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston. Ainsworth, also called Cockey, is a chapelry in the parish of Middleton. Lancashire Record Office: DRM/2/231

Content Film
Baptisms, 1731-1738, 1740-1744, 1751-1758, 1765-1768, 1807-1835, 1856-1870, 1872, 1877; Marriages, 1731-1737, 1740, 1742-1745, 1751-1754, 1765-1766, 1807-1835; Burials, 1731-1736, 1740-1745, 1751-1757, 1767-1768, 1808-1835, 1857-1870, 1872-1874, 1877.
FHL BRITISH Film
1545704 Item 2


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 306928.


Poor Law Unions

Bury Poor Law Union, Lancashire


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.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53025 British History Online Ainsworth

References

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 17-20. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50746 Date accessed: 25 June 2010.<br><br>



 

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