Elton, Lancashire Genealogy
ELTON, an ecclesiastical district with a chapel, and a township, in the parish, union, and parliamentary borough, of Bury, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire. The church, All Saints', was erected in 1843. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.
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.
Elton chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Bury St. Mary 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|
|ELTON ALL SAINTS Chapelry (1837) Indexes|
|BURY ST MARY PARISH (1590) Indexes (ancient parish containing ELTON Chapelry)|
|LOPC||1699-1844||1591-1849, 1860-1861||1699-1728, 1739-1748, 1759-1837|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Elton and comprising the whole ancient parish of Bury St. Mary to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the BURY ST MARY PARISH page.
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 306922.
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=53013 British History Online Elton
- A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 167-173. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50947 Date accessed: 29 June 2010.