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Chapelry History

EDENFIELD, a parochial chapelry, in thetownship of Tottington Higher-End, parish of Bury, union of Haslingden, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 5 miles north from Bury, on the road to Haslingden and Burnley. The Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists have places 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.

Church records

 
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Census records

 
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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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■England Jurisdictions 1851
■Vision of Britain


Web sites


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Reference

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 139-144. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50939 Adapted. Date accessed: 29 June 2010.fckLR

 


 

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