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Whitefield All Saints


Chapel History

STAND, an ecclesiastical district chapelry, in the parish of Prestwich, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 6 miles north by west from Manchester.

In consequence of the great increase of population in the township of Pilkington (within the chapelry of) Stand, a grant was made by the Parliamentary Commissioners for a church at this place. The edifice was consecrated in September 1826 and is dedicated to All Saints.

The Independents, Wesleyan Methodists, Primitive Methodists, Unitarians, and Swedenborgians have places of worship.[1] 


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.

Online index of Lancshire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Church records

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

Parish registers, 1827-1923 Microfilm of original records in the chapel at Stand, England.
The chapelry of Stand is in the parish of Prestwich. The church is known as All Saints.

Baptisms, 1827-1920
Marriages, 1837-1880
Marriages, 1880-1923
1751507 Items 1-3
Burials, 1827-1920

Bishop's transcripts for Stand, 1792-1846 Microreproduction of original manuscripts housed at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
Includes baptisms and burials from the chapelry of Unsworth (St. George's Chapel), in Pilkington township, Prestwich parish.
Stand or Whitefield Chapelry is in Pilkington township, Prestwich parish. The chapel is All Saints.

Baptisms and burials of Stand, 1827-1846; Baptisms and burials of Unsworth, 1792-1845.
1545744 Item 2

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 306932.

http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

Poor Law Unions

Prestwich Poor Law Union

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.

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Web sites

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