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

Unsworth -


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.[1]
  1. 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.