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Chapelry History

HollinwoodSt Margaret was created a chapel of ease by 1769, lying in the township of Oldham St Mary, Lancashire ecclesiastical parish, but within the boundaries of Prestwich ancient parish. St Margaret's was formerly a chapelry in St Mary's parish whose chapelry records date from 1769.

"HOLLINWOOD, a village and a chapelry in Prestwich parish, Lancashire. The chapelry was estbalished by 1769.

There are an Independent chapel of 1866, Baptist and Wesleyan chapels."[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.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

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

Parish registers for St. Margaret's Church, Hollinwood, 1769-1955 Microfilm copy of originals formerly held at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, England.
Hollinwood is a chapelry in Prestwich parish. The chapelry was also known as St. Margaret's Church.
Manchester Central Library call nos.: L41/1/2/4-10, L41/1/3/2-9, L41/1/4/3-7, L41/1/5/1-2.

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Film
Baptisms, 1769-Aug. 1855. Marriages, 1836-1837. Burials, 1769-July 1840.
FHL BRITISH Film
2113119
Inventory of church records. Baptisms, June 1855-Aug. 1892.
FHL BRITISH Film
2113113
Baptisms, Aug. 1892-Nov. 1939.
FHL BRITISH Film
2113114
Marriages, Aug. 1837-July 1902.
FHL BRITISH Film
2113115
Marriages, Aug. 1902-Aug. 1932.
FHL BRITISH Film
2113116
Marriages, Aug. 1932-Feb. 1955.
VAULT BRITISH Film
2113117
Burials, July 1840-Feb. 1901.
FHL BRITISH Film
2113118
Burials of still-born children, 1861-1908.
VAULT BRITISH Film
2113120

Bishop's transcripts for Hollinwood, 1796-1854 Microreproduction of original manuscripts housed at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
Bishop's transcripts of the Chapelry of Hollinwood (St. Margaret), in the parish of Prestwich, Lancashire, England. Hollinwood is a village near the city of Oldham and was often referred to as Oldham Hollinwood.
The title board for item 3 should say Hollinwood, not Coldhurst.
Baptisms and burials are also with the Oldham registers from 1782-1812.
Lancashire Record Office: DRM/2/249a-250

Content
Film
Baptisms and burials, 1796, 1799-1801, 1813-1827; Baptisms, 1828; Burials, 1828-1829; Baptisms, 1829.
FHL BRITISH Film
1545717 Items 3 - 5
Baptisms and burials, 1830-1835; Baptisms, marriages & burials, 1836-1837; Baptisms, marriages & burials, 1838-1843; Baptisms and burials, 1844-1845; Baptisms, 1848-1854; Burials, 1848-1854.
FHL BRITISH Film
1545718 Items 1 - 2


Census records

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

Poor Law Unions

Oldham 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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