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St Chad Rochdale parish has been a very populated township possessing about 20 or more chapelries, and district churches each with church registers. There are online transcriptions for St Chad Rochdale Parish, and for the baptism, marriage and burial registers of many of its attached chapelries lying within its boundary. Displayed below are those chapelries attached to St Chad ancient parish) along with the ranges of years for which there are available online data at the web sites indicated below: 

FS =FamilySearch.org
LOPC =  Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project
FMP =  FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk
LBMDLancashire BMD.org.uk
AC = Ancestry.co.uk
FREG =FreeReg
GLUK = genealogylinksuk
GENGLD =Gengold.co.uk
HATH =Hathi Trust Digital Libr

 

ROCHDALE ST CHAD PARISH (1582) Indexes 

 

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1582-1894 1582-1898   
LOPC 1642-1835 1582-1898 1582-1837;1862-1896
LBMD None 1837-1940 None
AC  1582-1616 1701-1801 1582-1616
ROCHDALE ST MARY (BAUM CHAPEL) CEMETERY (1742) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS
LOPC 1802-1836 None 1826-1836
ROCHDALE ST ALBANS CHAPELRY (1856) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS
LBMD 1856-1925
BUTTERWORTH ST JAMES (MILNROW) CHAPELRY (1715) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1582-1801 1582-1802   
LOPC 1715-1851 None 1799-1848
LBMD None None
DOBCROSS HOLY TRINITY CHAPELRY (YORKS.) (1787) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1787-1843 1855-1910 1788-1897 
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1845-1974 None
AC  156 316 16
FRIARMERE ST THOMAS CHAPELRY (1767) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1767-1910 1845-1892 1788-1846
LOPC None
LBMD None 1845-1974 None
AC  156 316 16
FRIEZLAND CHAPELRY (YORKS) (1848) Indexes 
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1849-1910 1850-1889  1868-1935 
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1845-1974 None
AC  116 156 16
HEY (or CHURCH LEES) ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHAPELRY (1743) Indexes - partly in Ashton under Lyne
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1743-1821  1860-1892  1788-1846 
LOPC None None 1867-1887
LBMD None None
FMP None None 1744-1887
HEALEY CHRIST CHURCH CHAPELRY (1847) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1850-1974 None
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
LYDGATE ST ANN'S CHAPELRY (1788) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1788-1818 None 1788-1817
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1845-1974  None
AC  None None None
MILNROW ST JAMES (BUTTERWORTH) - see under BUTTERWORTH


SADDLEWORTH ST CHAD CHAPELRY (168 ) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1613-1846 1613-1800 1800-1827
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1837-1974 None
HATH 1613-1751 1613-1751 1613-1751
SMALLBRIDGE ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHAPELRY (1834) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1834-1856 None 1834-1844
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1838-1925 None
AC None None None
 SPOTLAND ST CLEMENT CHAPELRY (1835) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1-1 152   
LOPC
LBMD None None
AC  1573-1616 1573-1616 1573-1616
ROCHDALE ST MARY (BAUM CHAPEL) CEMETERY (1742) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS
LOPC 1802-1836 None 1826-1836
ROCHDALE ST MARY (BAUM CHAPEL) CEMETERY (1742) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS
LOPC 1802-1836 None 1826-1836
ROCHDALE ST MARY (BAUM CHAPEL) CEMETERY (1742) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS
LOPC 1802-1836 None 1826-1836
ROCHDALE ST MARY (BAUM CHAPEL) CEMETERY (1742) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS
LOPC 1802-1836 None 1826-1836
ROCHDALE ST MARY (BAUM CHAPEL) CEMETERY (1742) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS
LOPC 1802-1836 None 1826-1836
ROCHDALE ST MARY (BAUM CHAPEL) CEMETERY (1742) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS
LOPC 1802-1836 None 1826-1836
ROCHDALE ST MARY (BAUM CHAPEL) CEMETERY (1742) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS
LOPC 1802-1836 None 1826-1836


Those registers of St Chad's and its other chapelries which have no known online content, include the following ones:

- St Chad's Rochdale - bapts 1836-1900 (the ancient/mother parish)
- St Mary Rochdale - 1742 (bapts & marriages; burials are available through FamilySearch)
- St Martin Rochdale - 1820
- Littleborough - 1741 - nil
- Lydgate St Marys - from 1788
- Saddleworth - from 1612 - Smallbridge - from 1834
- Spotland St Clement - from 1835 
- Todmorden - from 1625
- Todmorden Christ Church - from 1832
- Walsden - from 1845 
- Wardleworth St James - from 1821 - Wardle with Wuerdle St John (see Smallbridge)
- Wardleworth St Mary the Baum – from 1747 

 
While the above chapelries and St Chad's registers do not currently have online indexed content, FamilySearch does have microfilm copies of the original Bishop's transcripts and/or parish registers for most of Rochdale's chapels of ease and churches. Most of the original church or chapel registers are found at the Manchester Central Library Local Studies Unit, Lancashire, England, or, at the local chapel.

Census

The Family History Library has an 1851 census surname index of Lancashire - Rochdale, Butterworth & Castleton subdistricts: Public Redords Office ref HO 107/2244. FHL British Book 942.72 X22c v 21 and on FHL British Microfiche 6414326

Poor Law Unions

Rochdale Parish was the head of a poor law union.

Probate records with indexes are available for Hawkshead Parish

Go to the Lancashire Probate Records and follow the step by step instructions to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction and search the records.

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