Barton upon Irwell, Lancashire Genealogy
BARTON-UPON-IRWELL, a township, in the parish of Eccles, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 5½ miles west by south from Manchester. A church dedicated to St. Catherine... was consecrated on the 25th of October, 1843. There are places of worship for Wesleyan Methodists, Independents, Independent Methodists, the New Connexion Methodists, Unitarians, and Roman Catholics. [Other places in the parish include: Croft, Davyhulme, Irlam, Lostock, Caddishead, New Hall, Whittleswick, Winton, Bromyhurst, and Monton.]
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
Barton upon Irwell chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Eccles St Mary to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)|
|FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)|
|FREG = FreeReg|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|BARTON UPON IRWELL ST CATHERINE Chapelry (1843) Indexes|
|ECCLES ST MARY PARISH (1563) Indexes (ancient parish containing BARTON UPON IRWELL Chapelry)|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Barton upon Irwell and comprising the whole ancient parish of Eccles to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the ECCLES ST MARY PARISH page.
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
| Marriages, 1837 and baptisms and burials, 1837-1843 of Eccles. (Includes Ellenbrook, Swinton, Pendleton, St. Paul's in Walkden Moor, from 1839, St. John's in Pendlebury , 1842-1843, and St. Catherine's in Barton-upon-Irwell from 1843.)
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| 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)
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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 306926.
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.
Maps and Gazetteers
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- A Topographical Dictionary of England by samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 164-168. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50783 Adapted. Date accessed: 25 June 2010.