Downall Green or Garswood End
Downall Green or Garswood End Holy Trinity became a chapelry and a chapel built by the year 1838, in the parish of Ashton-in-Makerfield which was created a parish by act of Parliament in 1845.
Also nearby in Haydock stood a district chapel was created in 1866. See Ashton-in-Makerfield St Thomas for further information about this portion of the parish.
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
The chapel registers to this chapelry may be located at Wigan Record Office, Town Hall, Leigh, Lancashire WN7 2DY. Or, try contacting the church to determine availability of these registers.
The following web sites have online content of census records from 1841 to 1911 inclusive;
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census
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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