Bolton le Moors Holy Trinity, Lancashire Genealogy

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Chapelry History

The large chapel of Holy Trinity Bolton-le-Moors was built by the year 1825 and stood in the civil parish boundaries of St Peter Bolton-Le-Moors.

Bolton le Moors Holy Trinity is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1841 from Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire Ancient Parish.

The church has not been in use since 1993 and is in danger.

BOLTON-LE-MOORS, a parish in the districts of Bolton, Wigan, and Chorley, Lancashire. It centres in the Post Town of Bolton; and contains the townships of Great Bolton, Little Bolton, Sharples, Quarlton, Edgeworth, Entwistle, Longworth, Turton, Bradshaw, Haulgh, Tonge, Breightmet, Harwood, Lostock, Darcy-Lever, Blackrod, Anglezarke, and Rivington, and the chapelry of Little Lever. Acres, 30,062. Real property, £332,547; of which £29,356 are in mines, and £1,969 in quarries. Pop. in 1841, 73,905; in 1861, 97,215. Houses, 18,385. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £350.* Patron, the Bishop of Manchester. The vicarages of Holy Trinity, St. George, Christ Church, and St. John, and the p. curacies of All Saints, Emmanuel, St. Mark, and St. Paul, within the borough of Bolton, are separate benefices. Value of Holy Trinity, St. George, Christ Church, and St. John, each £300; of Emmanuel, £300;* of St. Mark, £160; of St. Paul, £150; of All Saints, £128. Patron of H. T., the Bishop of Manchester; of St. G. and E., the Vicar of Bolton; and of St. J., alternately the Crown and the Bishop; of A. S., T. Tipping, Esq.; of St. M. and St. P., Trustees. The vicarages of Astley-Bridge, Belmont, Blackrod, Bradshaw, Little Lever, and Lever Bridge, and the p. curacies of Harwood, Rivington, Tonge, Turton, and Walmsley also are separate benefices. See the articles on these places and Bolton.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)


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

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Parish registers for Holy Trinity Church, Bolton-le-Moors, 1826-1978 Microreproduction of original records housed at the Bolton Libraries Archives Department, Bolton.
The town of Bolton is in the parish of Bolton-le-Moors.

Baptisms 1826-1856 Burials 1826-1843 Baptisms 1843-1868
Baptisms 1868-1877
Baptisms 1877-1939
Baptisms 1939-1978 Marriages 1857-1869
Marriages 1869-1897
Marriages 1897-1950
Marriages 1950-1961 Burials 1843-1856 Banns Jan-May 1857 Names of streets in district Burials 1844-1856
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Bolton- Holy Trinity

Burial transcripts 1842-1930 are available on-line at Lancashire Online Parish Clerks.

Banns-1857-1857- MFPR 1933
Baptisms-1826-1868- MFPR 1927
Baptisms-1868-1877- MFPR 1928
Baptisms-1877-1939- MFPR 1929
Baptisms-1939-1978- MFPR 1930
Baptisms-1978-1990- Archives L196
Burials-1827-1843- MFPR 1927
Burials-1843-1856- MFPR 1933
Burials-1856-1878- Archives L196
Marriages-1857-1869- MFPR 1930
Marriages-1869-1897- MFPR 1931
Marriages-1897-1950- MFPR 1932
Marriages-1950-1961- MFPR 1933
Marriages-1961-1990- Archives L196

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

Census records

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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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Web sites

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