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WALMERSLEY, [Christ Church] a township with a district chapel, in the parish and union of Bury, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 2¼ miles north by east of Bury; part of the ecclesiastical parish of Shuttleworth. Whittle Pike is in the township. The district church dedicated to Christ, was built in 1837. In the township are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans.—See also Shuttleworth.
Other places in the parish include: Summerseat.
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.
Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts 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
The Genealogical Society of Utah has no microfilm for parish registers.
Bishop's transcripts for Ramsbottom, 1838-1854 Microreproduction of original manuscripts housed at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston. Includes bishop's transcripts from the Chapelry of Ramsbottom and the Chapelry of Walmersley (Christchurch), both in the parish of Bury. Lancashire Record Office: DRM/2/66
| Baptisms and burials of the Chapelry of Ramsbottom, 1850-1854. Includes baptisms and burials of the Chapelry of Walmersley (Christ- church), 1838-1841.
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Lancashire Online Parish Clerks
Look ups available for Burials 1850 - …, Burials 1838 - 2005, MIs available http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Search/indexp.html
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 306924. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Lancashire 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.
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http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53015 British History Online Walmersley with Shuttleworth