Heywood, Lancashire Genealogy

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== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
HEYWOOD, '''a '''town and '''chapelry''', in the township of Heap, '''''in the parish''''' and union of '''''Bury''''', hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3 miles east by southeast&nbsp;from Bury. The river Roche separates this vicinity from Birtle and Bury.&nbsp; The chapel, dedicated to '''St. Luke''', was built in 1611; surviving registers began in 1745. There are places of worship for dissenters.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 501-505. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51029 Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.</ref>  
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HEYWOOD, '''a '''town and '''chapelry''', in the township of Heap, '''''in the parish''''' and union of '''''Bury''''', hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3 miles east by southeast&nbsp;from Bury. The river Roche separates this vicinity from Birtle and Bury.&nbsp; The chapel, dedicated to '''St. Luke''', was built in 1611; surviving registers began in 1745. Another&nbsp;chapelry was built in this town (see Heywood St&nbsp;James).&nbsp;
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There are places of worship for dissenters.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 501-505. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51029 Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.</ref>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

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Chapelry History

HEYWOOD, a town and chapelry, in the township of Heap, in the parish and union of Bury, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3 miles east by southeast from Bury. The river Roche separates this vicinity from Birtle and Bury.  The chapel, dedicated to St. Luke, was built in 1611; surviving registers began in 1745. Another chapelry was built in this town (see Heywood St James). 

There are places of worship for dissenters.[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

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records

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

Poor Law Unions

Bury Poor Law Union, Lancashire

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

Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

Reference

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 501-505. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51029 Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.