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Chapelry History

HOLCOMBE, a chapelry, in the township of Tottington Lower-End, parish and union of Bury, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles north by northwest from Bury. The chapel was built by the year 1726. 

The Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists, Presbyterians, and Swedenborgians have places of worship.—See Tottington.[1]

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Civil Registration

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Church records

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Parish registers for Holcombe, 1726-1948 Microfilm of original records at the Manchester Public Library, and formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England. The chapelry of Holcombe is in the parish of Bury. The church is known as Emmanuel's Church. Manchester Archives Central Library call nos.: L 21/8/2/4; L 21/8/3/1-5; L 21/8/4/3-4.

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Film
Baptisms, marriages, burials 1726-1858
FHL BRITISH Film
918040
Births and christenings 1797-1805
FHL BRITISH Film
223724
Baptisms, 1858-1931. Marriages, 1837-1948.
FHL BRITISH Film
2356155
Burials, 1846-1902.
FHL BRITISH Film
2356156 Items 1 - 2


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.

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Web sites

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Reference

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 527-530. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51037 Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.

 

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