Bircle, Lancashire Genealogy

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Guide to Bircle, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.


Bircle was created a chapelry in 1848, taken from and lying within Middleton ancient parish in the district of Bury, Lancashire. It is sometimes known as Birtle (see page) It lies near the Manchester and Rosendale railway, 2½ miles NE of Bury. There are three dissenting chapels. [1]


Civil Registration

Church Records


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 306928.

Poor Law Unions

Bury Poor Law Union, Lancashire

Maps and Gazetteers

England Jurisdictions 1851

Web Sites


  1. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Published in 1870-72.