Hundersfield, Lancashire

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Contents

Chapelry History

HUNDERSFIELD, or sometimes known as Wardleworth, a division in Rochdale parish, with an ancient parochial chapel, in Lancashire. It comprises the township of Wardleworth, the township of Wuerdle-with-Wardle [which see under "Wardle", a chapelry under this parochial chapelry], the township of Blatchinworth-with-Calderbrook, and the Whitworth and Brandwood portions of the township of Spotland. The parochial chapelry in Wardleworth is called sometimes Hundersfield, and sometimes Wardleworth-St. Mary. The church was built in 1740, as a chapel of ease.[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

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 306935.

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

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Web sites

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53031 British History Online Hundersfield

References

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1872)&lt;br&gt;