Hundersfield, Lancashire Genealogy

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== Chapelry History  ==
 
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HUNDERSFIELD, a division of Rochdale parish, Lancashire. It comprises the township of Wardleworth, the township of Wuerdle-with-Wardle, the township of Blatchinworth-with-Calderbrook, and the Whitworth and Brandwood portions of the township of Spotland. A parochial chapelry in Waedleworth is called sometimes Hundersfield, and sometimes Wardleworth-St. Mary. This was constituted in 1844, and lies within Rochdale borough. Pop. in 1861, 10, 610. Houses, 2, 013. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £300.* Patron, the Vicar of Rochdale. The church was built in 1740, as a chapel of ease. The name Hundersfield is a corruption of Honorsfield; and that was derived from the word Honore, signifying a Saxon lord.
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HUNDERSFIELD, or sometimes known as Wardleworth, a division '''in Rochdale parish''',&nbsp;with an ancient parochial chapel, in Lancashire. It comprises the township of&nbsp;Wardleworth, the township of Wuerdle-with-Wardle, 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 '''''<b>Hundersfield</b>'', and sometimes Wardleworth-St. Mary. The church was built in 1740, as a chapel of ease.<ref>John Marius Wilson, [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'' ](1872)&lt;br&gt;</ref>&nbsp;
 
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John Marius Wilson, ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'' (1872)<br>
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http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53031 British History Online Hundersfield<br>
 
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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, 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

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.

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

Reference

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1872)<br>