List of Chapelries within Middleton Parish
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Here is a List of Chapelries lying within the civil parish boundaries of Middleton Parish:
- Ainsworth - 1727
- Ashworth - 1735
- Birch - 1829
- Birtle - 1846
- Great Lever - 1802
MIDDLETON St. Leonard, a market-town and a parish, in the hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire; containing, with the chapelries of Ainsworth and Ashworth, and the townships of Birtle cum Bamford, Hopwood, Great Lever, Pilsworth, and Thornham, is 6 miles north by northeast from Manchester.
At Ainsworth, Ashworth, Birch, and Birtle are separate incumbencies [churches or chapelries]. There are places of worship for Independents, Primitive Methodists, Wesleyans, the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion, and Swedenborgians.
- A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 306-310. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51148 Adapted. Date accessed: 09 June 2010.