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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
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
LBDM =Lancashire Births, Marriages, and Deaths
TODWLS = Todmorden and Walsden
SADDLEWORTH CHAPELRY (1613) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1613-1846

1613-1892

1800-1827

JMI None

1613 - 1751

None

HATH 1613-1800

1613-1800

1613-1800

ROCHDALE ST PARISH (1582) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1582-1894

1582-1898

None

LOPC 1642-1835

1582-1898

1582-1837, 1862-1896

LBMD None

1837-1940

None

ANC 1582-1616

1701-1801

1582-1616

ROCHDALE ST MARY (BAUM CHAPEL) CEMETERY (1742) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None

None

None

LOPC 1802-1836

None

1826-1836

ROCHDALE ST ALBANS CHAPELRY (1856) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None

None

None

LBMD None

1856-1925

None

BUTTERWORTH ST JAMES (MILNROW) CHAPELRY (1715) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1715-1801

1715-1802

None

LOPC 1715-1851

None

1799-1848

LBMD 1837-1901

1838-1925

1837-1901

CASTLETON ST MARTIN Chapelry (1858) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1787-1843

1855-1910

1788-1897

LOPC None

None

None

LBMD 1837-1901

1863-1974

1837-1936

DOBCROSS HOLY TRINITY CHAPELRY (YORKS) (1787) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1787-1843

1855-1910

1788-1897

LOPC None

None

None

LBMD None

1845-1974

None

ANC None

None

None

FRIARMERE ST THOMAS CHAPELRY (1767) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1767-1910

1845-1892

1788-1846

LOPC None

None

None

LBMD None

1845-1974

None

ANC None

None

None

FRIEZLAND CHAPELRY (YORKS) (1848) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1849-1910

1850-1889

1868-1935

LOPC None

None

None

LBMD None

1845-1974

None

ANC None

None

None

GREENFIELD ST THOMAS Chapelry (1874) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None

None

None

HEY (or CHURCH LEES) ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHAPELRY (1743) Online Records - partly in Ashton under Lyne

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
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) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None

1848-1935

1850-1993

LOPC None

None

None

LBMD None

1850-1974

None

LITTLEBOROUGH HOLY TRINITY CHAPELRY (1741) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1715-1758, 1840-1904

None

None

LOPC None

None

None

LBMD None

1838-1935

None

LYDGATE ST ANN'S CHAPELRY (1788) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1788-1818

None

1788-1817

LOPC None

None

None

LBMD None

1845-1974

None

ANC None

None

None

MILNROW ST JAMES (BUTTERWORTH)- see under BUTTERWORTH

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None

None

None

JMI None

None

None

ANC (£) None

None

None

HATH None

None

None

AO None

None

None

SMALLBRIDGE ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHAPELRY (1834) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
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) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
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) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None

None

None

LOPC None



None

GLUK None

1822-1838, 1844-1874

None

TUNSTEAD HOLY TRINITY CHAPELRY (1840) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None

None

None

LOPC 1843-1848

None

None

LBMD None

1858-1983

None

WALSDEN ST PETER CHAPELRY (1845) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
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) Online Records - see also SMALLBRIDGE ST JOHN

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS None

None

None

LOPC None



None

LBMD None

1859-1925

None

WARLDEWORTH ST JAMES CHAPELRY (1821) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1821-1874

1822-1860

None

LOPC None



None

LBMD 1837-1937

None

1895-1937

WARDLEWORTH ST MARY CHAPELRY (1700) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
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) Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
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



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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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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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