A Complete List of Halifax's Chapels and Churches

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England Gotoarrow.png Yorkshire Gotoarrow.png West Riding of Yorkshire Gotoarrow.png Halifax

Halifax, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, by 1848 had over 130,000 inhabitants and "numerous churches". Since most 19th century historical treatises do not provide the complete parochial makeup for this very large township, here is as complete a list of the ancient(*) Parish of St John the Baptist Halifax (Church of England) and its chapels and churches (as of 1870) as can be compiled:

Church of England


The following Church of England district churches also lay within the civil parish boundaries of Halifax:

AC = Ancestry - (£)
Rastrick Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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AC 1718-1812 1718-1812 1718-1812 1718-1812 1718-1812 1718-1812
Sowerby Bridge Christ Church Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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AC 1709-1812 1709-1812 1709-1812 1709-1812 1709-1812 1709-1812
FREG 1813-1869 1813-1869 1821-1869


Sowerby St Peter Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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AC 1643-1812 1643-1812 1643-1812 1643-1812 1643-1812 1643-1812


  • Stainland with Old Lindley - 1839
  • Warley St John the Evangelist - 1878


Nonconformist Chapels

[Be certain to see the FamilySearch Catalog online for additional Halifax Nonconformist chapel registers for this populated region. Type "Halifax" and click on "Church records and/or Church records - Indexes"]

Presbyterian

Independent

Baptist

Congregational

United Reformed

Methodist New Connexion

Methodist Wesleyan


Primitive Methodist


Society of Friends


Roman Catholic


References

Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) London

John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (abt 1870) London - Edinburgh

Jurisdiction 1851 Maps project at:  FamilySearch.org

FamilySearch Catalog at:  FamilySearch.org

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