Bolton le Moors All Saints, Lancashire Genealogy

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Chapelry History

Bolton, Little [All Saints] was created a chapel of ease in 1745 from Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Eagley Bank, Little Bolton Lower End, Little Bolton Higher End, and Horrocks Fold.

The church closed in 1966.


Civil Registration

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

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks

An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes

Church records

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Bolton- All Saints
Baptisms-1796-1808- MFPR 1018
Baptisms-1813-1966- MFPR 1925
Baptisms Transcript-1796-1872- Archives L265
Burials-1796-1801- MFPR 1025
Burials-1813-1858- MFPR 1926
Burials Transcript-1796-1858- Archives L265
Marriages-1857-1873- MFPR 1925
Marriages-1873-1966- MFPR 1926

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

Census 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. for details of public houses in the 1881 census

Poor Law Unions

Bolton, Lancashire Poor Law Union

Probate records

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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