Milnrow, Lancashire Genealogy

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== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
MILNROW, an ancient '''chapelry '''[built by 1726] having parochial rights, '''''in the''''' township of Butterworth, '''''parish''''' and union '''''of Rochdale''''', hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles east by south&nbsp;of&nbsp;Rochdale. The ancient chapel, a small edifice, was taken down in 1796, and the present, a spacious structure, was erected on another site, and consecrated in 1799. It also comprises&nbsp;Hollingworth and&nbsp;Ogden, the two extremities of the chapelry. On a bleak hill to the north of Milnrow, is the scattered village of Gallows.—See Butterworth.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 316-319.&amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 20 July 2010.</ref>  
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MILNROW, an ancient '''chapelry '''[built by 1726] having parochial rights, '''''in the''''' township of Butterworth, '''''parish''''' and union '''''of Rochdale''''', hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles east by south&nbsp;of&nbsp;Rochdale. The ancient chapel, a small edifice, was taken down in 1796, and the present, a spacious structure, was erected on another site, and consecrated in 1799. It also comprises&nbsp;Hollingworth and&nbsp;Ogden, the two extremities of the chapelry. On a bleak hill to the north of Milnrow, is the scattered village of Gallows.—See Butterworth.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 316-319.&amp;amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 20 July 2010.</ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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Milnrow (Butterworth) chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Rochdale St Chad, Lancashire|Rochdale St Chad]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
 
Milnrow (Butterworth) chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Rochdale St Chad, Lancashire|Rochdale St Chad]] 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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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Milnrow (Butterworth) and comprising the whole ancient parish of Rochdale St Chad to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Rochdale St Chad, Lancashire|ROCHDALE&nbsp;ST&nbsp;CHAD]]&nbsp;PARISH page.  
 
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Milnrow (Butterworth) and comprising the whole ancient parish of Rochdale St Chad to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Rochdale St Chad, Lancashire|ROCHDALE&nbsp;ST&nbsp;CHAD]]&nbsp;PARISH page.  
  
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==== Census records  ====
 
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
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[[Rochdale Poor Law Union]]  
  
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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.  
  
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
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Contents

Chapelry History

MILNROW, an ancient chapelry [built by 1726] having parochial rights, in the township of Butterworth, parish and union of Rochdale, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles east by south of Rochdale. The ancient chapel, a small edifice, was taken down in 1796, and the present, a spacious structure, was erected on another site, and consecrated in 1799. It also comprises Hollingworth and Ogden, the two extremities of the chapelry. On a bleak hill to the north of Milnrow, is the scattered village of Gallows.—See Butterworth.[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.

Church records

Online Records

Church of England

Milnrow (Butterworth) chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Rochdale St Chad to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

FS = FamilySearch.org
LOPC Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk
LBMDLancashireBMD.org.uk
AC = Ancestry.co.uk
FREG = FreeReg


BUTTERWORTH ST JAMES (MILNROW) CHAPELRY (1715) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1582-1801 1582-1802 1799-1863, 1867-1885
LOPC 1715-1851 None 1799-1848
LBMD 1837-1901 1838-1925 1837-1901

ROCHDALE ST CHAD (ancient parish containing BUTTERWORTH (MILNROW) 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 Milnrow (Butterworth) and comprising the whole ancient parish of Rochdale St Chad to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the ROCHDALE ST CHAD 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 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.

Web sites

References

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 316-319.&amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 20 July 2010.