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Chapelry History

Heywood St James was one of two chapels serving the township of Heywood; it was built as a chapel of ease in the year 1838 and lay within the civil parish boundary of Bury.

The modern parish is in the Heywood and Middleton Deanery of the diocese of Manchester.

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

For ealier records search Heywood, Lancashire .

Parish registers for St. James' Church, Heywood, 1838-1980 Microfilm copy of originals formerly held at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, England. Heywood is a chapelry in Bury parish. St. James' Church was created from the original chapelry in 1720.
Manchester Central Library call nos.: L170/1/1/1-7, L170/1/2/1-9, L170/1/3/1-3, L170/1/4.

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Film
Inventory of church records. Baptisms, Apr. 1838-Sep. 1914.
FHL BRITISH Film
2113107
Baptisms, Sep. 1914-Mar. 1976.
VAULT BRITISH Film
2113108
Marriages, Apr. 1841-Mar. 1908.
FHL BRITISH Film
2113109
Marriages, Apr. 1908-Oct. 1949.
FHL BRITISH Film
2113110
Marriages, Oct. 1949-1977.
VAULT BRITISH Film
2113111
Burials, 1838-1969. Funeral services, 1969-1980.
FHL BRITISH Film
2113112


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 306923.


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.

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