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Chapelry History

Astley Bridge St Paul is a chapelry created in 1844 from, and lying within the boundary of  Little Bolton All Saints, Lancashire  Ecclesiastical Parish and  Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Sharples.

St. Paul’s, built in 1847-8, was consecrated by the first Bishop of Manchester, James Prince Lee on the 22nd June 1848.The modern Parish is within the Walmsley Deanery of the Diocese of Manchester.

The Wesleyan Methodists built a place of worship here as well.

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

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

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

Census records

Index for the Census may be searched at FamilySearch Historical Records

http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

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

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Web sites

http://www.stpaulsastleybridge.co.uk/ Parish website



 

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