Leesfield, Lancashire

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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
 
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
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Guide to '''Leesfield, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/95 [[Image:Leesfield St Thomas contributor Alexander P Kapp.jpg|thumb|right|Leesfield St Thomas contributor Alexander P Kapp.jpg]]
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
Leesfield St Thomas is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1846 from&nbsp;[[Oldham St Mary, Lancashire]] Ecclesiastical Parish and [[Ashton under Lyne St Michael, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish. <br>  
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LEESFIELD, a parochial [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/95 '''chapelry'''] in Prestwich and Ashton-under-Lyne parishes, Lancashire. There are chapels for New Connexion Methodists, Primitive Methodists, and Brethren. <ref>http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/95 Date accessed 24 September 2013</ref>  
  
LEESFIELD, a parochial chapelry in Prestwich and Ashton-under-Lyne parishes, Lancashire; containing the post office village of Lees, and including a portion of Oldham borough. It was constituted in 1846. Pop. in 1861,5,358. Houses, 1,066. Pop. of the Prestwich portion, 1,902. Houses, 374. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £300. Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. The church was built in ''1848'', at a cost of £5,200; is in the later English style; and has a fine tower. There are chapels for New Connexion Methodists, Primitive Methodists, and Brethren. There are also national schools and a large British school; and the former were built shortly before 1865, at a cost of £1,500.
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== 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
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===== '''Online Records'''  =====
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Leesfield chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Ashton under Lyne St Michael, Lancashire|Ashton under Lyne]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LBMD''' = [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk LancashireBMD.org.uk]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LOPC''' = [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/indexp.html Lancashire Online Parish Clerk]
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | '''LEESFIELD&nbsp;Chapelry (1846) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" scope="col" | '''[[Ashton under Lyne St Michael, Lancashire|ASHTON&nbsp;UNDER&nbsp;LYNE&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MICHAEL]]'''''(ancient parish containing LEESFILED&nbsp;Chapelry)''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" align="center" | '''Baptisms&nbsp;&nbsp;(1594)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Ashton-under-Lyne/stmichael/index.html '''1754-1844''']
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Ashton-under-Lyne/stmichael/index.html '''1892-1908''']
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 '''1594-1720''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 '''1594-1720''']
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Leesfield and comprising the whole ancient parish of Ashton under Lyne to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Ashton under Lyne St Michael, Lancashire|ASHTON&nbsp;UNDER&nbsp;LYNE&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MICHAEL]]&nbsp;PARISH page.
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Parish registers for Leesfield, 1846-1996 Microfilm of original records formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.<br>The chapelry of Leesfield is in the parishes of Prestwich and Ashton-under-Lyne. The church is known as St. Thomas'.<br>Manchester Archives Central Library call no.: L 251.<br>
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| Baptisms, 1846-1908. Burials, 1848-1905. Marriages, 1848-1873. <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>1656520 <br>
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| Marriages, 1873-1915. <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>1656521 Items 1 - 3 <br>
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| Baptisms, 1846-Aug. 1882 (another filming), Aug. 1909-1941. <br>
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| Marriages, 1915-1950. Burials, 1972-1996. <br>
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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{{British Census|306932}}
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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[[Oldham Poor Law Union]]
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==== Probate records<br> ====
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
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Revision as of 17:42, 24 September 2013

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Guide to Leesfield, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/95
Leesfield St Thomas contributor Alexander P Kapp.jpg

Contents

Chapelry History

LEESFIELD, a parochial chapelry in Prestwich and Ashton-under-Lyne parishes, Lancashire. There are chapels for New Connexion Methodists, Primitive Methodists, and Brethren. [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

Online Records

Church of England

Leesfield chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Ashton under Lyne to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk


LEESFIELD Chapelry (1846) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1847-1909 1848-1915 1848-1905
LOPC None None None
AC None None None
ASHTON UNDER LYNE ST MICHAEL(ancient parish containing LEESFILED Chapelry)
Baptisms  (1594)        Marriages (1594)    Burials (1596)
FS 1594-1843 1754-1837 None
LOPC None 1754-1844 1892-1908
AC 1594-1720 1594-1720 1594-1720


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Leesfield and comprising the whole ancient parish of Ashton under Lyne to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the ASHTON UNDER LYNE ST MICHAEL PARISH page.


Parish registers for Leesfield, 1846-1996 Microfilm of original records formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.
The chapelry of Leesfield is in the parishes of Prestwich and Ashton-under-Lyne. The church is known as St. Thomas'.
Manchester Archives Central Library call no.: L 251.

Content
Film
Baptisms, 1846-1908. Burials, 1848-1905. Marriages, 1848-1873.
FHL BRITISH Film
1656520
Marriages, 1873-1915.
FHL BRITISH Film
1656521 Items 1 - 3
Baptisms, 1846-Aug. 1882 (another filming), Aug. 1909-1941.
VAULT BRITISH Film
2356098 Items 7 - 9
Marriages, 1915-1950. Burials, 1972-1996.
FHL BRITISH Film
2356099 Items 1 - 4


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 306932.


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.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

References

  1. http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/95 Date accessed 24 September 2013