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Guide to Eccles, Lancashire family history and genealogy. Parish registers (baptism, christening, marriage, and burial records), civil registration (birth, marriage, and death records), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and websites.

Here is A Comprehensive List of Chapelries in Eccles St Mary Parish

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Contents

Parish History

Eccles St Mary is an Ancient Parish in the county of Lancashire.

Other places in the parish include: Boothstown, Weaste, Cadishead, Charleston, Clifton, Croft, Dumplington, Ellenbrook, Foxhill, Higher Irlam, Hope, Irlam, Little Houghton, Lostock, Lower Irlam, Monton, Patricoft, Walkden, and Boysnope.

ECCLES St Mary de Eccles, a parish, in the hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles west from Manchester; containing, with the townships of Barton-upon-Irwell, Clifton, Pendlebury, and Worsley, and the chapelry of Pendleton. There are numerous villages; that of Eccles is in Barton township. The church, once belonged to Whalley Abbey, but at the Dissolution was made parochial. Seven additional churches have been erected, viz.: at Barton, Ellenbrook, Pendlebury, Pendleton, Swinton, Walkden-Moor, and Worsley.

Places of worship were built for Independents, Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists, Methodists of the New Connexion, Swedenborgians, Unitarians, and Roman Catholics.[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

The parish of Eccles St. Mary (with parish registers commencing in the year 1563) has much online data which is now accessible to view and not only for its own parish registers but for many of its attached chapelries as well. These parish and chapel registers are now available for the following chapels and range of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
ECCLES ST MARY PARISH (1563) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials 
FS 1564-1632 1564-1632 None
LOPC 1819-1848  1565-1873 1810-1842
LBMD None 1837-1940 None
FMP None 1565-1758 None
AC 1563-1666 1563-1666 1563-1663
FREG 1564-1632 1564-1632 1563-1632
ECCLES ST JAMES Chapelry (1878) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None 1880-1948  None
AC None None None
ECCLES ST ANDREWS Chapelry (1879) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None 1880-1948 None
AC None None None
 BARTON UPON IRWELL ST CATHERINE Chapelry (1843) Indexes 

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC 1844-1850 None 1844-1850
LBMD 1837-1897 1837-1940 None
ELLENBROOK ST MARY THE VIRGIN Chapelry (1768) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages  Burials 
FS  1851-1852
None None
LOPC  1768-1852 None None
AC  None None None
FARNWORTH ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST (& KEARLSEY) Chapelry (1826) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1826-1900 1830-1901 1826-1903
LBMD
1837-1992
PADDINGTON ST PAUL THE APOSTLE Chapelry (1846) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1846-1895 1885-1935 None
LOPC None 1933-1943 None
AC None None None
PATRICROFT CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1868) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1868-1903 1869-1872 None
LOPC None None None
AC None None None
PENDLEBURY ST AUGUSTINE Chapelry (1874) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC  None 1874-1939 None
LBMD None 1874-1941 None
PENDLEBURY CHURST CHURCH Chapelry (1859) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS  1859-1911 1862-1926 None
LOPC  1859-1874 1862-1913 None
AC None None None
PENDELBURY ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST Chapelry (1849) Indexes
  Baptisms Marriages Burials 
FS  1849-1910 1849-1894  1842-1991 - part.
LOPC 1837-1923 1849-1926  1842-1911 
AC  None None None
PENDLETON ST AMBROSE Chapelry (1880) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1880-1910 1910-1932 None
LOPC 1881-1902 1910-1922 None
LBMD 1837-1900 None None
PENDLETON ST ANNE Chapelry (1863) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC 1866-1928 1923-1935 None
AC None None None
PENDLETON ST BARNABAS Chapelry (1887) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None 1888-1923 None
AC None None None
PENDLETON ST GEORGE (CHARLESTOWN) Chapelry (1858) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None None None
LBMD 1837-1926  None None
PENDLETON ST JAMES Chapelry (1860) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LBMD 1837-1926 None None
PENDLETON ST LUKE Chapelry (1865) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LBMD 1837-1926 None None
PENDLETON ST PAUL see PADDINGTON ST PAUL Chapelry
  Baptisms Marriages Burials
LOPC None 1933-1943 None
PENDLETON ST THOMAS Chapelry (1776) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1843-1864 None 1776-1812
LOPC 1813-1862  None 1776-1850
AC None None None
LBMD 1837-1900 None None
SWINTON HOLY ROOD St Chapelry (1865) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS  None None None
LOPC  1865-1875 None None
AC None None None
SWINTON ST PETER Chapelry (1791) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages  Burials 
FS  1850-1897 1850-1897 1830-1838, 1847-1928
LOPC  1792-1894 1878-1937 1792-1928 
AC  None  None None
WALKDEN MOOR ST PAUL Chapelry (1838) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC 1838-1908 1868-1933 1841-1927
AC None None None
WORSLEY ST MARK Chapelry (1843) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS  1849-1894 1849-1935 None
LOPC  1846-1922  1849-1918  None
AC None None None

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 306926.


Poor Law Unions

Salford, 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. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 136-139. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50938 Adapted. Date accessed: 29 June 2010.

 

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