Littleborough, Lancashire Genealogy

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Guide to '''Littleborough, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
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== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
LITTLEBOROUGH, '''a parochial chapelry''', '''''in the parish'''''and union '''''of Rochdale''''', hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3½ miles northeast by east of Rochdale. The chapel, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was licensed to consecrate mass, in 1476; it was rebuilt about 1815. See Rochdale St Chad for a complete list of chapels serving the parish and area contiguous to this chapelry district.  
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LITTLEBOROUGH, a parochial '''chapelry''', in the parish and union of Rochdale, hundred of Salford,S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3½ miles (N. E.by E.) from Rochdale. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans, and another for Association Methodists. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51111#s10 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 101-104.''] Date accessed: 30 September 2013.</ref>  
 
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There is a place of worship for Wesleyans, and another for Association Methodists.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 101-104. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.</ref>&nbsp;
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Littleborough Holy Trinity is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1745 from chapelry in [[Rochdale St Chad, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.
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Other places in the parish include: Blatchinworth, Wuerdale, Calderbrook, Chelburn, Durn, Featherstall, Gale, Laneside, Rake, Shore, Sladen, Smithy Bridge, Summit, Whitelees, and Calder Brook. <br>
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The Church of the Holy Trinity was consecrated in 1820, having been built very close to the site of the Chapel that had served the community since 1471. By 1800 the Chapel was in a very poor condition and described as dangerous. Money to build the new church was raised by public subscription.<br><br>
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== 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].  
  
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  ====
 
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Littleborough chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Rochdale St Chad, Lancashire|Rochdale]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
 
Littleborough chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Rochdale St Chad, Lancashire|Rochdale]] 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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'''[[Rochdale_St_Chad,_Lancashire|ROCHDALE&nbsp;ST&nbsp;CHAD]]'''''(ancient parish containing LITTLEBOROUGH&nbsp;Chapelry)''  
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'''[[Rochdale St Chad, Lancashire|ROCHDALE&nbsp;ST&nbsp;CHAD]]'''''(ancient parish containing LITTLEBOROUGH&nbsp;Chapelry)''  
  
 
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Bishop's transcripts for Littleborough, 1758-1844 Bishop's transcripts from the chapelry of Littleborough (Holy Trinity) in the township of Blatchinworth, parish of Rochdale, Lancashire. Lancashire Record Office: DRM/2/293-294<br>  
 
Bishop's transcripts for Littleborough, 1758-1844 Bishop's transcripts from the chapelry of Littleborough (Holy Trinity) in the township of Blatchinworth, parish of Rochdale, Lancashire. Lancashire Record Office: DRM/2/293-294<br>  
  
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==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks Project<br> ====
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==== Lancashire Online Parish Clerks Project<br> ====
  
http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Littleborough/index.html is an excellent resource for the parish<br>
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http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Littleborough/index.html is an excellent resource for the parish<br>  
  
 
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{{British Census|306933}}  
 
{{British Census|306933}}  
  
 
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[[Rochdale Poor Law Union]]  
 
[[Rochdale Poor Law Union]]  
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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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.  
  
== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
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== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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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]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites  ==
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An extremely useful local history website http://www.todmordenandwalsden.co.uk/ for the area has information about the parish and images of memorial inscriptions of the graveyard.<br>
  
An extremely useful local history website http://www.todmordenandwalsden.co.uk/ for the area has information about the parish and images of memorial inscriptions of the graveyard.<br>
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http://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/sites/holy-trinity-littleborough for information about the parish<br>  
  
http://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/sites/holy-trinity-littleborough for information about the parish<br>
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http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53034 British History Online Blatchinworth<br>  
  
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53034 British History Online Blatchinworth<br>
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== References ==
  
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Guide to Littleborough, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Littleborough Holy Trinity contributor David Dixon.jpg

Contents

Chapelry History

LITTLEBOROUGH, a parochial chapelry, in the parish and union of Rochdale, hundred of Salford,S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3½ miles (N. E.by E.) from Rochdale. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans, and another for Association Methodists. [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

Littleborough chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Rochdale 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


LITTLEBOROUGH HOLY TRINITY CHAPELRY (1741) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1715-1758; 1840-1904 None  None
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1838-1935 None

ROCHDALE ST CHAD(ancient parish containing LITTLEBOROUGH Chapelry)

 

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1582-1894 1582-1898  None
LOPC 1642-1835 1582-1898 1582-1837;1862-1896
LBMD None 1837-1940 None
AC  1582-1616 1701-1801 1582-1616


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Littleborough and comprising the whole ancient parish of Rochdale to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the ROCHDALE ST CHAD PARISH page.


Bishop's transcripts for Littleborough, 1758-1844 Bishop's transcripts from the chapelry of Littleborough (Holy Trinity) in the township of Blatchinworth, parish of Rochdale, Lancashire. Lancashire Record Office: DRM/2/293-294

Content
Film
Baptisms, 1758-1800; burials, 1794-1800.
FHL BRITISH Film
1545798 Item 4
Baptisms and burials, 1801-1844.
FHL BRITISH Film
1545799 Items 1 - 2

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks Project

http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Littleborough/index.html is an excellent resource for the parish

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 306933.



Poor Law Unions

Rochdale 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.

Websites

An extremely useful local history website http://www.todmordenandwalsden.co.uk/ for the area has information about the parish and images of memorial inscriptions of the graveyard.

http://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/sites/holy-trinity-littleborough for information about the parish

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53034 British History Online Blatchinworth

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 101-104. Date accessed: 30 September 2013.