Lever Bridge, Lancashire

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Guide to '''Lever Bridge, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
LEVER, DARCY, or Lever-Bridge, a township and ecclesiastical parish, in the parish and union of Bolton, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 1½ mile (E. by S.) from Bolton; containing about 2700 inhabitants, of whom 1700 are in the township of Darcy-Lever, which comprises 540 acres of land. Darcy-Lever was one of the original seats of the widely extended family of Lever, of whom was Robert Lever, founder of the grammar school at Bolton. It partakes of the local advantages of the district, and is a thriving place. There are several collieries in operation. The Lever-Bridge mills, established in 1790, and belonging to Messrs. William Gray and Sons, employ 400 hands; and the bleaching-works of Ridgway Bridson, Esq., are also on an extensive scale. The river Irwell passes on the south-west; over the valley of the Lever river here is a magnificent viaduct for the Liverpool, Bolton, and Bury railway, and an aqueduct of three arches for the Manchester canal also crosses the river. The parish of Lever-Bridge was constituted in 1844, under the provisions of the act 6th and 7th Victoria, cap. 37, and comprises the township of Darcy-Lever, and part of that of Haulgh. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Crown and the Bishop of Manchester, alternately; income, £150, with a house. The church, dedicated to '''St. Stephen''' and all Martyrs, was built on a site given by the Earl of Bradford, at a cost of £3000, of which his lordship contributed £500. It is a cruciform structure of terra cotta, in the decorated English style, with a tower, surmounted by a graceful spire with open tracery; the interior is highly embellished, and has an eastern and a western window of stained glass, the latter with obituary memorials to the Rev. George Langshaw. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans; and national schools are arranged for 120 boys and 80 girls.
 
  
From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 74-78. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51105 Date accessed: 01 July 2010.
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LEVER, DARCY, or Lever-Bridge, a township and an '''ecclesiastical church''', in the parish and union of [[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|Bolton]], hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 1½ mile east by south of Bolton. The parish of Lever-Bridge was constituted in 1844. The church was dedicated to St. Stephen and all Martyrs.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51105#s2 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 74-78. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.</ref>
  
 
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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].  
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire_BMD]]<br>
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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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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''
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Lever Bridge chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|Bolton le Moors St Peter]] 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="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="6" | '''[[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|BOLTON&nbsp;Le MOORS&nbsp;ST&nbsp;PETER]]'''''(ancient parish containing LEVER&nbsp;BRIDGE&nbsp;(DARCY)&nbsp;Chapelry)''
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Lever Bridge and comprising the whole ancient parish of Bolton le Moors St Peter to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|BOLTON&nbsp;LE&nbsp;MOORS&nbsp;ST&nbsp;PETER]]&nbsp;PARISH page.
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==== Census records  ====
 
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{{British Census|306921}}
  
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[[Bolton, Lancashire 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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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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Guide to Lever Bridge, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Contents

Chapelry History

LEVER, DARCY, or Lever-Bridge, a township and an ecclesiastical church, in the parish and union of Bolton, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 1½ mile east by south of Bolton. The parish of Lever-Bridge was constituted in 1844. The church was dedicated to St. Stephen and all Martyrs.[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

Lever Bridge chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Bolton le Moors St Peter 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


DARCY LEVER ST STEPHEN & ALL MARTYRS Chapelry (1844) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
LOPC None None None
FS None None None
AC None None None
LBMD 1845-1992
BOLTON Le MOORS ST PETER(ancient parish containing LEVER BRIDGE (DARCY) Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS  1573-1660; 1713-1829 1573-1837 None
LOPC 1573-1660 1573-1660; 1813-1938 1573-1660; 1712-1733; 1765-1801
LBMD 1837-1886 1837-1992 1837-1886
AC 1587-1660 1587-1660 1587-1660


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Lever Bridge and comprising the whole ancient parish of Bolton le Moors St Peter to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the BOLTON LE MOORS ST PETER PARISH page.


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 306921.


Poor Law Unions

Bolton, Lancashire 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. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 74-78. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.