Walmersley, Lancashire Genealogy

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Guide to '''Walmersley, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
 
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=== Chapelry History  ===
 
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== Chapelry History  ==
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WALMERSLEY, [Christ Church] a township with&nbsp; a '''district chapel''', in the parish and union of Bury, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 2¼ miles north by east&nbsp;of&nbsp;Bury; part of the&nbsp;ecclesiastical parish of Shuttleworth. Whittle Pike is in the township. Other places in the parish include: Summerseat. The district church dedicated to Christ, was built in 1837.&nbsp;In the township are places of worship for '''Independents''' and '''Wesleyans'''.—See also Shuttleworth.<ref>''Samuel A. Lewis, [[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51372#s2 A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 444-449. Adapted.Date accessed: 1 October 2013.</ref>  
 
WALMERSLEY, [Christ Church] a township with&nbsp; a '''district chapel''', in the parish and union of Bury, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 2¼ miles north by east&nbsp;of&nbsp;Bury; part of the&nbsp;ecclesiastical parish of Shuttleworth. Whittle Pike is in the township. Other places in the parish include: Summerseat. The district church dedicated to Christ, was built in 1837.&nbsp;In the township are places of worship for '''Independents''' and '''Wesleyans'''.—See also Shuttleworth.<ref>''Samuel A. Lewis, [[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51372#s2 A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 444-449. Adapted.Date accessed: 1 October 2013.</ref>  
  
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Walmersley chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Bury St Mary, Lancashire|Bury St. Mary]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
 
Walmersley chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Bury St Mary, Lancashire|Bury St. Mary]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
  
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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<br>  
 
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<br>  
  
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[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53015 British History Online Walmersley with Shuttleworth]<br>  
 
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Guide to Walmersley, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Walmersley, Lancashire
Christ Church, Walmersley .jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Salford
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Bury PLU
Registration District Bury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1839
Bishop's Transcripts: 1838
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Prestwich
Diocese Manchester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Contents

Chapelry History

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. Other places in the parish include: Summerseat. The district church dedicated to Christ, was built in 1837. In the township are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans.—See also Shuttleworth.[1]

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

Church of England

Walmersley chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Bury St. Mary to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk


WALMERSLEY CUM SHUTTLEWORTH CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry  (1785) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1785-1812, 1838-1842, 1860-1864 1785-1812 1785-1812, 1838-1841, 1858
LOPC None None None
LBMD 1837-1898 1852-1900 1837-1877
BURY ST MARY PARISH (1590) Indexes (ancient parish containing WALMERSLEY Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1590-1909 1591-1935 1785-1976
LOPC 1699-1844 1591-1849, 1860-1861 1699-1728, 1739-1748, 1759-1837
LBMD None 1837-1900 None
FMP None 1598-1760 None
AC 1590-1698 1590-1698 1590-1698
FREG 1590-1698, 1817-1846 1591-1646 1591-1699


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Walmersley and comprising the whole ancient parish of Bury St. Mary to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the BURY ST MARY PARISH page.


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

Content
Film
Baptisms and burials of the Chapelry of Ramsbottom, 1850-1854. Includes baptisms and burials of the Chapelry of Walmersley (Christ- church), 1838-1841.
FHL BRITISH Film
1545477 Item 2


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

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 306924.



Poor Law Unions

Bury Poor Law Union, Lancashire

Probate records

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.

Websites

British History Online Walmersley with Shuttleworth

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, [A Topographical Dictionary of England] (1848), pp. 444-449. Adapted.Date accessed: 1 October 2013.