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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] 

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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

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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

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Web sites

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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>

 

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