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Guide to '''Elton, 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.
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[[Image:Elton All Saints Lancashire contributor David Dixon.jpg|thumb|right]]
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
ELTON, an ecclesiastical district and a township, in the parish, union, and parliamentary borough, of Bury, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire; containing 5202 inhabitants. This township extends on its south-eastern side into the town of Bury, and is separated by the river Irwell from the township of Walmersley. The surface of the land is undulated, the soil alluvial near the Irwell, and clay in other parts, and the scenery picturesque: from the higher grounds most extensive views are obtained. Two collieries and three stone-quarries are in operation. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in the cotton and woollen mills on the banks of the river, and in the extensive bleaching-works of John Whitehead, Esq., whose family have been located here for more than two centuries. The cotton-works at Wood-Hill have two water-wheels of 140-horse power, but when the river is low, steam-power is used. At Hinds are logwood-works, with two water-wheels of 40horse power; and these also are worked by steam, when the stream fails. The Wood-Hill and Hinds mills are the property of Messrs. Thomas Calrow and Sons, who have mills also in Walmersley township: the whole of the persons employed are resident on the premises, and their habitations form quite a village, on the banks of the Irwell. Brandlesholme Hall, the ancient seat of the Greenhalghes, with its gabled front, apparently of the age of Elizabeth, is built in the usual ornamental style, of wood, stone, and brick; but its splendour is eclipsed by the more modern mansions which surround it. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Rector of Bury; net income, £150, with a house. The church, All Saints', was erected in 1843, on a site presented by the Earl of Derby; it is in the Norman style, with a square tower, and cost £3000, entirely raised by subscription. The tithes of the township have been commuted for £84. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans; also a national school; and a Sunday school: the latter was established in 1806, and a house for it was recently built, at a cost of between £300 and £400.
 
  
From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 167-173. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50947 Date accessed: 29 June 2010.
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ELTON, an '''ecclesiastical district''' and a township,in the parish, union, and parliamentary borough, of [[Bury St Mary, Lancashire|Bury]], hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire.  The church, All Saints', was erected in 1843, on a site presented by the Earl of Derby; it is in the Norman style, with a square tower. There is a place of worship for '''Wesleyans'''.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50947#s9 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 167-173. Date accessed: 12 August 2013.</ref>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
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Elton chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Bury St Mary, Lancashire|Bury St. Mary]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''ELTON ALL SAINTS Chapelry&nbsp; (1837) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1837-1889''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/marrind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1844-1900''']
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/deathind.cgi?county=lancashire '''1837-1888''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''[[Bury St Mary, Lancashire|BURY ST MARY]] PARISH&nbsp;(1590) Indexes '''''(ancient parish containing ELTON Chapelry)''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Bury/Bury/stmary/index.html '''1699-1844''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Bury/Bury/stmary/index.html 1591-1849, 1860-1861]'''
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Elton and comprising the whole ancient parish of Bury St. Mary to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Bury St Mary, Lancashire|BURY ST MARY&nbsp;PARISH]] page.
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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{{British Census|306922}}
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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==== Probate records<br> ====
  
 
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.  
  
== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
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== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
  
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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]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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== Web sites  ==
 
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http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53013 British History Online Elton<br>
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http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53013 British History Online Elton<br>  
  
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Revision as of 20:56, 20 September 2013

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Guide to Elton, 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.

Elton All Saints Lancashire contributor David Dixon.jpg

Contents

Chapelry History

ELTON, an ecclesiastical district and a township,in the parish, union, and parliamentary borough, of Bury, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire. The church, All Saints', was erected in 1843, on a site presented by the Earl of Derby; it is in the Norman style, with a square tower. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[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

Elton chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Bury St. Mary 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


ELTON ALL SAINTS Chapelry  (1837) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1858-1867 None 1844-1846, 1858-1867
LOPC None None None
LBMD 1837-1889 1844-1900 1837-1888
BURY ST MARY PARISH (1590) Indexes (ancient parish containing ELTON Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1590-1909 1591-1935 1785-1976
LOPC 1699-1844 1591-1849, 1860-1861 1699-1728, 1739-1748, 1759-1837
LBMD None 1837-1900 None
FMP None 1598-1760 None
AC 1590-1698 1590-1698 1590-1698
FREG 1590-1698, 1817-1846 1591-1646 1591-1699


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Elton and comprising the whole ancient parish of Bury St. Mary to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the BURY ST MARY PARISH page.

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 306922.

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=53013 British History Online Elton

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 167-173. Date accessed: 12 August 2013.