Chadderton St John, Lancashire Genealogy
"CHADDERTON, a township [chapelry as of 1845],in the parish of Prestwich cum Oldham, union of Oldham, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles northeast by north of Manchester. At Hollinwood, a large manufacturing village in the township, about two miles from Oldham, is a chapel dedicated to St. Margaret. In 1845 two districts or ecclesiastical parishes were built: the church of St. John, and the church of St. Matthew."
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
Church of England
Chadderton St. John chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Prestwich to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project|
|FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|FREG = FreeReg|
|CHADDERTON ST JOHN Chapelry (1846) Indexes|
|LBMD||1846-1933||1846-1974||1846-1871 - part.|
|PRESTWICH ST MARY PARISH (1600) Indexes (ancient parish containing CHADDERTON ST JOHN Chapelry)|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Chadderton St. John and comprising the whole ancient parish of Prestwich to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the PRESTWICH ST MARY PARISH page.
Microreproduction of original records at the Central Library, Oldham, and formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.
St. John's is one of two chapelries in Chadderton and within Prestwich parish. Both were ranked in 1861 as ecclesiastical parishes within Oldham district.
Manchester Archives Central Library call no.: L 225.
Bishop's transcripts for St. John's Church and St. Matthew's Church, Chadderton, 1846-1875 Microreproduction of original manuscripts housed at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
Bishop's transcripts from the Chapelries of St. John's and St. Matthew's in Chadderton, parish of Prestwich, Lancashire, England.
Lancashire Record Office: DRM/2/250a
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 306929.
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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http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53010 British History Online Chadderton
- A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 538-542. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50863 Date accessed: Adapted. 25 June 2010.