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Worsley St Mark was created as a district chapelry in 1847 from, and lying within the boundaries of Eccles, Lancashire Ancient Parish.
Other places in the parish include: Boothstown, Newtown, and Little Houghton.
"WORSLEY, a township with a chapel, in the parish of Eccles, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 7 miles west by north from Manchester. A church, dedicated to St Mark, has been built. On the borders of the township is also the chapel of Ellenbrook. At Swinton and Walkden, which see, are other chapels of the Church of England. The Wesleyans have a small place of worship."
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 Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD
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
Worsley- St Mark
Transcripts of baptisms 1846-1900 and marriages 1849-1903 available on-line at Lancashire Online Parish Clerk website.
Baptisms-1846-1848- MFPR 2213 or 2240
Baptisms-1848-1947- MFPR 2213
Baptisms-1947-1966- Archives L118
Marriages-1849-1950- MFPR 2114-2115
Marriages-1950-1992- Archives L118
The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)
Parish registers for St. Mark's, Worsley, 1846-1950 Microfilm of original records formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.
Manchester Archives Central Library call nos.: L 118/1/1/1-2; L 118/1/2/1-6.
| Baptisms, 1846-1936. Marriages, 1849-Dec. 1903.
|| FHL BRITISH Film |
2356127 Items 3 - 6
| Marriages, Dec. 1903-1950. Book of graves, 1846-1861.
|| FHL BRITISH Film |
Eccles, Lancashire Bishop's Transcripts contain
Bishop's transcripts for Eccles, 1613-1864 Microreproduction of original manuscripts housed at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
Bishop's transcripts from the parish of Eccles and the chapelries of St. Thomas' (Pendleton), St. Peter's (Swinton), Ellenbrook, St. Paul's (Walkden Moor), St. John's (Pendlebury), St. Catherine's (Barton-upon-Irwell) and St. Mark's (Worsley).
Lancashire Record Office: DRM/2/82-108
| Baptisms and burials, 1844-1850 of Eccles; and also the chapelries of Pendleton, Swinton, Walkden Moor, Barton-upon-Irwell, Ellenbrook, and St. Mark's in Worsley (from 1846)
|| FHL BRITISH Film |
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 306927. 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.
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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.
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