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For more information and records see Rochdale St Chad, Lancashire.

See a Comprehensive List of Rochdale Chapelries

Parish History

Rochdale is an Ancient Parish mostly in Lancashire and partly in Yorkshire.

ROCHDALE (St. Chad), a borough, market-town, and parish, and the head of a union, chiefly in the hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, but partly in the Upper division of the wapentake of Agbrigg, West Riding of Yorkshire, 10.5 miles north by northeast of Manchester; 50 miles southeast from Lancaster. In Rochdale Town are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Presbyterians, Unitarians, Wesleyans, Primitive Methodists, Methodists of the New Connexion, the Wesleyan Methodists Association, the Society of Friends, and Roman Catholics. [1]

Rochdale had at least 20 smaller Church of England chapels of ease (chapelries), and district chapelries attached to it. See the "Church Records" section below for a more thorough list of these churches.

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

Online data content from chapelry registers of *PARISH* exists at some of the following websites and for the specified ranges of years:

AO = Archive.org
FS = FamilySearch.org
ANC = ancestory.co.uk (£)
HATH = HathiTrust.org
JMI = JoinerMarriageIndex.co.uk
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FRIARMERE CHAPELRY (1770) Online Records

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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Warrington-Padgate Christ Church and comprising the whole ancient parish of **PARISH NAME** to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the **PARISH NAME/link** PARISH page.


To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

Census records

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Yorkshire 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. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 679-686. Date accessed: 25 October 2013.

 

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