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Musbury St Thomas was created a district chapelry in 1844 from, and lying within the boundaries of Bury St Mary, Lancashire Ancient Parish, and partly in the townships of Edenfield and Haslingden chapelries.
Other places in the parish include: Musbury Heights, Musden Head, and Musbury Park.
Here is an 1848 historical perspective on this chapelry:
"MUSBURY, an ecclesiastical district, in the parishes of Bury and Whalley, union of Haslingden, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of Lancashire, 3 miles southwest of Haslingden. The ecclesiastical district was constituted in Sept. 1844, with the township of Musbury forming more than half of it. W. Turner, Esq., a resident in the district, is about to erect a church at his own cost.
The Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists have places of worship."
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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 306894.
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