Mossley, Lancashire

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This is was large village that included the portion called Brook-Bottom. The chapel, dedicated to '''St George''', was '''built in 1755'''.  
 
This is was large village that included the portion called Brook-Bottom. The chapel, dedicated to '''St George''', was '''built in 1755'''.  
  
The Methodists of the New Connexion had a place of worship here.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 350-353.&amp;amp;amp;nbsp;Adapted.&amp;amp;amp;nbsp;Date accessed: 20 July 2010.</ref>&nbsp;  
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The Methodists of the New Connexion had a place of worship here.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 350-353.&amp;amp;nbsp;Adapted.&amp;amp;nbsp;Date accessed: 20 July 2010.</ref>&nbsp;  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

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Chapel History

MOSSLEY, a chapelry, in the division of Hartshead, in the parish and union of Ashton-under-Lyne, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 3 miles northeast from Ashton-under-Lyne, and 9½ east of Manchester.

This is was large village that included the portion called Brook-Bottom. The chapel, dedicated to St George, was built in 1755.

The Methodists of the New Connexion had a place of worship here.[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

Mossley 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:

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


MOSSLEY ST GEORGE Chapelry (1756) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1756-1836 1769-1820 1768-1838;1871-1891
LOPC None None None
AC None None None
ASHTON UNDER LYNE ST MICHAEL(ancient parish containing MOSSLEY 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 Mossley 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.


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 306917.

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. 350-353.&amp;nbsp;Adapted.&amp;nbsp;Date accessed: 20 July 2010.