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Healey Christ Chruch contributor Alexander P Kapp

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Chapelry History

Healey Christ Church was created a chapelry in 1846, lying in the township of Spotland, Lancashire Ecclesiastical Parish, and within the boundaries of Rochdale ancient parish.

"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)

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

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Healey- Christ Church
Banns-1850-1950- MFPR 2028
Baptisms-1847-1930- MFPR 2027
Baptisms-1930-1985- Archives L289
Burials-1850-1860- MFPR 2027
Burials-1860-1995- MFPR 2028
Marriages-1851-1951- MFPR 2027
Marriages-1951-1988- Archives L289

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
Email: archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

Parish registers for Healey, Lancashire, 1847-1995 Microfilm of original records formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.
Healey is a village and a chapelry in Spotland township, Rochdale parish.
Manchester Archives Central Library call nos.: L 289.

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Film
Baptisms, 1847-1939. Marriages, 1851-1951. Burials, 1850-May 1860.
FHL BRITISH Film
2356097 Items 4 - 10
Burials, Dec. 1859-1995. Banns, 1850-1951.
VAULT BRITISH Film
2356098 Items 1 - 6




Census records

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

Poor Law Unions

Rochdale 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.

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