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Parish History

SADDLEWORTH cum Quick, a parochial chapelry, in the parish of Rochdale , wapentake of Agbrigg and Morley, W. riding of York, 12 miles (N. E. by E.) from Manchester, and 12 (S. W. by W.) from Huddersfield.. There are places of worship for Independents at Delph, Upper Mill, and Spring-head; and for Wesleyans at Delph, Upper Mill, and Bagulay.[1]

To find the names of the neighboring 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.

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

Saddleworth St Chad's was originally a chapelry standing within the large parish boundary of Rochdale St Chad's just across the Yorkshire/Lancashire border (in Lancashire). It was a parochial chapelry in that it held some ecclesiastical responsibility and oversight over several nearby chapelries, on the Yorkshire side of this (Rochdale) parish, including Delph, Dobcross, Friermere, and Lydgate. The following is a list of all known chapelries lying within the ancient parish boundary of St Chad's Rochdale, including those lying on the Yorkshire-side of the county border:
Online Records

Online Records

Online data content from chapelry registers of Saddleworth 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
  SADDLEWORTH Chapelry (1613) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1613-1846
1613-1892
1800-1827
JMI None 1613 - 1751
None
HATH 1613-1800 1613-1800 1613-1800

ROCHDALE ST CHAD PARISH (1582) Indexes


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
ROCHDALE ST MARY (BAUM CHAPEL) CEMETERY (1742) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC 1802-1836 None 1826-1836
ROCHDALE ST ALBANS CHAPELRY (1856) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LBMD None 1856-1925 None
BUTTERWORTH ST JAMES (MILNROW) CHAPELRY (1715) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1715-1801 1715-1802 None 
LOPC 1715-1851 None 1799-1848
LBMD 1837-1901 1838-1925 1837-1901
CASTLETON ST MARTIN Chapelry (1858) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1858-1897 None None
LOPC None None None
LBMD 1837-1901 1863-1974 1837-1936
DOBCROSS HOLY TRINITY CHAPELRY (YORKS) (1787) Indexes (Yorks.)

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1787-1843 1855-1910 1788-1897 
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1845-1974 None
AC  None None None
FRIARMERE ST THOMAS CHAPELRY (1767) Indexes (Yorks.)

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1767-1910 1845-1892 1788-1846
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1845-1974 None
AC  None None None
FRIEZLAND CHAPELRY (YORKS) (1848) Indexes  (Yorks.)

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1849-1910 1850-1889  1868-1935 
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1845-1974 None
AC  None None None
GREENFIELD ST THOMAS Chapelry (1874) Indexes (Yorks.)

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
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 None
FMP None None 1744-1887
HEALEY CHRIST CHURCH CHAPELRY (1847) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None 1848-1935  1850-1993
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





SMALLBRIDGE ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHAPELRY (1834) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1834-1850 None 1848-1857
LOPC None None None
LBMD 1837-1901 1838-1925 1837-1901
AC None None None
 SPOTLAND ST CLEMENT CHAPELRY (1835) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1835-1894 1837-1892 1835-1864
LOPC None None None
LBMD 1837-1901 1837-1974 1837-1953
AC  None None None
TODMORDEN ST MARY CHAPELRY (1624) Indexes (Yorks.)

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1624-1824 1669-1831 1744-1825
LOPC 1628-1633; 1670-1740 1669-1812 1628-1633;1670-1741
AC 1670-1812 1670-1812 1670-1812
GLUK 1781-1857 (part.) 1822-1838;1844-1874 (part.) 1666-1904 (part.)
TODWLS 1680-1901 (part.) 1680-1901 (part.) 1680-1901 (part.)
TODMORDEN CHRIST CHURCH CHAPELRY (1834) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None None None
GLUK None 1822-1838;1844-1874 None
TUNSTEAD HOLY TRINITY CHAPELRY (1840) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC 1843-1848 None None
LBMD None 1858-1983 None
WALSDEN ST PETER CHAPELRY (1845) Indexes (Yorks.)

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1878-1914 1848-1900 1848-1900
TODWLS 1845-1878 (part.) 1845-1878 (part.) 1845-1878 (part.)
LOPC None None None
WARDLE WITH WUERDLE ST JAMES CHAPELRY (1859) Indexes - see also SMALLBRIDGE ST JOHN

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None None None
LBMD None 1859-1925 None
WARLDEWORTH ST JAMES CHAPELRY (1821) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1821-1874  1822-1860 None
LOPC None None None
LBMD 1837-1937 None 1895-1937
WARDLEWORTH ST MARY CHAPELRY (1700) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS

1700-1734;1749-1780;

1783-1789;1791-1798;

1812-1873

1749-1776;1791-1870 1673-1855
LOPC None None None
LBMD 1837-1940 1859-1925 1837-1953
WHITWORTH ST BARTHOLOMEW CHAPELRY (1753) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1759-1840 None 1784-1797;1813-1840
LOPC 1758-1851 None 1784-1851
LBMD 1837-1953 1845-1969 1837-1895
UKLK 1895-1937 None 1800-1900's



Original Records 
Most of St Chad's original parish registers and its attached chapelries and their registers are found at the Manchester Central Library Local Studies Unit, Lancashire, England, or, a few may still be in local custody (held at the local chapel).

While a few of the above chapelries and St Chad's parish burial registers do not currently have online indexed content after 1800, FamilySearch does have microfilm copies of the original Bishop's transcripts and/or parish registers for most of Saddleworth and its chapels of ease. These may be circulated to and searched at any of its 4600 FamilySearch Centers worldwide.



Original Records 
Most of St Chad's original parish registers and its attached chapelries and their registers are found at the Manchester Central Library Local Studies Unit, Lancashire, England, or, a few may still be in local custody (held at the local chapel).

While a few of the above chapelries and St Chad's parish burial 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. These may be circulated to and searched at any of its 4600 <a href="https://familysearch.org/locations">FamilySearch Centers</a> worldwide.


To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851.

The original parish registers of Rochdale St Chad's ancient parish and most of its several chapelries' registers--including Saddleworth chapelry are held at the Manchester Archives and Local Studies, Central Library, St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD.

FamilySearch has also microfilmed these original registers from 1613-1935 and they are available by visiting any one of its 4,600 satellite FamilySearch Centers, worldwide.

Non Conformist Churches

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 464247.

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.

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Web sites

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References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 1-4. Date accessed: 16 April 2013.

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