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HEALEY, a village and a chapelry in Spotland township, Rochdale parish, Lancashire. The village stands 2 miles NW of Rochdale town and r. station; and has a post office under Rochdale, a cotton mill, and a flannel mill. The chapelry was constituted in 1846. Pop., 2, 758. Houses, 560. Healey Hall belonged to the Okedens, and passed to the Chadwicks. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £200.* Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. The church was built in 1848; stands on a hill in the village; and is a cruciform structure, with a recently added and conspicuous spire. There is a national school.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1872)
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.
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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 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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