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Guide to '''Astley Bridge, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
Astley Bridge St Paul is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1844 from [[Little_Bolton_All_Saints,_Lancashire]]  Ecclesiastical Parish and  [[Bolton_le_Moors_St_Peter,_Lancashire]] Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Sharples.
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ASTLEY-BRIDGE (St. Paul), an '''ecclesiastical parish''', in the parish and union of [[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|Bolton]], hundred of Salford, S.division of the county of Lancaster, 1½ mile (N.) from Bolton, on the roads to Blackburn and Belmon. This parish was formed in 1844, out of the townships of Little Bolton and Sharples. The church, dedicated to St. Paul, was erected in 1847. The '''Wesleyans''' have a place of worship.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50767#s14  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848).  Date accessed: 29 August 2013.</ref>
 
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St. Paul’s, built in 1847-8, was consecrated by the first Bishop of Manchester, James Prince Lee on the 22nd June 1848.
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ASTLEY-BRIDGE, an ecclesiastical parish, in the parish and union of Bolton, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 1½ mile (N.) from Bolton, on the roads to Blackburn and Belmont; containing 2325 inhabitants. This parish was formed in 1844, out of the townships of Little Bolton and Sharples, under the act of the 6th and 7th of Victoria, cap. 37. It comprises 1468 acres, the rivers Astle and Eagle forming its southern and eastern boundary. The population is chiefly employed in bleach-works and cotton-mills. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Crown and the Bishop of Chester, alternately; net income, £150. The church, dedicated to St. Paul, was erected in 1847, at a cost of £3000, raised by subscription aided by public grants: the body of the edifice is in the Norman style; and the tower, surmounted by a spire, is early English. The Wesleyans have a place of worship; and there are some national schools.  
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From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 100-104. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50767 Date accessed: 25 June 2010.
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
  
Parish registers for St. Paul's Church, Astley Bridge Microfilm copy of originals at the Manchester Central Library in Manchester, England. <br>Astley-Bridge is a chapelry in Bolton-le-Moors parish. <br>Manchester Central Library call nos.: L 83/1/1/1-7, L 83/1/2/1-9, L 83/1/3/1-5.
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Astley Bridge chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|Bolton le Moors]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
  
Baptisms, 1845-Oct. 1881. Marriages, 1848-Apr. 1879. Burials, 1848-Feb. 1877. FHL BRITISH Film 2148103 <br>Inventory of church records. Baptisms, Oct. 1881-1959. FHL BRITISH Film 2148104 <br>Marriages, May 1879-Dec. 1919. FHL BRITISH Film 2148105 <br>Marriages, Dec. 1919-May 1939. FHL BRITISH Film 2148106 <br>Marriages, June 1939-1965. FHL BRITISH Film 2148107 <br>Burials, 1877-1964. Vault BRITISH Film 2148108 <br><br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''ASTLEY BRIDGE ST&nbsp;PAUL Chapelry (1846) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Bolton-le-Moors/index.html '''1845-1881''']'''&nbsp;'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Bolton-le-Moors/index.html '''1848-1919''']
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Bolton-le-Moors/Astley-Bridge/stpaul/index.html '''1848-1964''']
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[[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|'''BOLTON&nbsp;Le MOORS''']]'''&nbsp;ST&nbsp;PETER&nbsp;PARISH&nbsp;(1573) Indexes''' ''(ancient parish containing ASTLEY BRIDGE Chapelry)''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 '''1587-1660''']
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi?county=lancashire 1837-1886]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/ 1837-1992]'''
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Astley Bridge and comprising the whole ancient parish of Bolton le Moors to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|BOLTON LE MOORS ST&nbsp;PETER'S PARISH]] page.<br>
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<br>Parish registers for St. Paul's Church, Astley Bridge Microfilm copy of originals at the Manchester Central Library in Manchester, England. <br>Astley-Bridge is a chapelry in Bolton-le-Moors parish. <br>Manchester Central Library call nos.: L 83/1/1/1-7, L 83/1/2/1-9, L 83/1/3/1-5.
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Baptisms, 1845-Oct. 1881. Marriages, 1848-Apr. 1879. Burials, 1848-Feb. 1877. FHL BRITISH Film 2148103 <br>Inventory of church records. Baptisms, Oct. 1881-1959. FHL BRITISH Film 2148104 <br>Marriages, May 1879-Dec. 1919. FHL BRITISH Film 2148105 <br>Marriages, Dec. 1919-May 1939. FHL BRITISH Film 2148106 <br>Marriages, June 1939-1965. FHL BRITISH Film 2148107 <br>Burials, 1877-1964. Vault BRITISH Film 2148108 <br><br>
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==== Non-Conformist Records  ====
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Courtesy of Steven Telford:
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~boltongenealogy/marriage_licenses1.htm Astley Bridge Baptist Church Marriage Licenses 1903-1949]
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~boltongenealogy/band_of_hope.htm Register from Astley Bridge Baptist Church for Lancashire &amp; Cheshire Band of Hope Union]
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==== Census records  ====
  
Index for the Census may be searched at FamilySearch Historical Records
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{{British Census|306920}}
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census<br>
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[[Bolton, Lancashire Poor Law Union]]  
 
[[Bolton, Lancashire Poor Law Union]]  
  
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
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Revision as of 20:11, 4 October 2013

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Guide to Astley Bridge, Lancashire family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Contents

Chapelry History

ASTLEY-BRIDGE (St. Paul), an ecclesiastical parish, in the parish and union of Bolton, hundred of Salford, S.division of the county of Lancaster, 1½ mile (N.) from Bolton, on the roads to Blackburn and Belmon. This parish was formed in 1844, out of the townships of Little Bolton and Sharples. The church, dedicated to St. Paul, was erected in 1847. The Wesleyans have a place 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.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Church records

Online Records

Astley Bridge chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Bolton le Moors 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


ASTLEY BRIDGE ST PAUL Chapelry (1846) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1845-1881 1848-1879 1848-1877
LOPC 1845-1881  1848-1919 1848-1964
LBMD None 1848-1992 None

BOLTON Le MOORS ST PETER PARISH (1573) Indexes (ancient parish containing ASTLEY BRIDGE Chapelry)

Baptisms Marriages Burials
LOPC 1573-1660 1573-1660; 1813-1938 1573-1660; 1712-1733; 1765-1801
FS  1573-1660; 1713-1829 1573-1837 None
AC 1587-1660 1587-1660 1587-1660
LBMD 1837-1886 1837-1992 1837-1886


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Astley Bridge and comprising the whole ancient parish of Bolton le Moors to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the BOLTON LE MOORS ST PETER'S PARISH page.



Parish registers for St. Paul's Church, Astley Bridge Microfilm copy of originals at the Manchester Central Library in Manchester, England.
Astley-Bridge is a chapelry in Bolton-le-Moors parish.
Manchester Central Library call nos.: L 83/1/1/1-7, L 83/1/2/1-9, L 83/1/3/1-5.

Baptisms, 1845-Oct. 1881. Marriages, 1848-Apr. 1879. Burials, 1848-Feb. 1877. FHL BRITISH Film 2148103
Inventory of church records. Baptisms, Oct. 1881-1959. FHL BRITISH Film 2148104
Marriages, May 1879-Dec. 1919. FHL BRITISH Film 2148105
Marriages, Dec. 1919-May 1939. FHL BRITISH Film 2148106
Marriages, June 1939-1965. FHL BRITISH Film 2148107
Burials, 1877-1964. Vault BRITISH Film 2148108

Non-Conformist Records

Courtesy of Steven Telford:

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 306920.


Poor Law Unions

Bolton, Lancashire Poor Law Union


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

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848). Date accessed: 29 August 2013.