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Chapelry History

HURST,an ecclesiastical [chapelry], in the division of Hartshead, and in parish and union of Ashton-under-Lyne, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 1 mile northeast from Ashton-under-Lyne. The church, dedicated to St. John the Evangelist, was commenced in 1847. It stands near Hurst Cross, another small village in the parish. A place of worship belonging to the New Connexion of Methodists has been erected here.[1]


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.

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Web sites

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