Great Lever, Lancashire Genealogy
Great Lever, St Michael, was created a district church or chapelry in 1851 from, and lying within the boundaries of Middleton, Lancashire Ancient Parish.
"LEVER, GREAT, a township, in the parish of Middleton, union of Bolton, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 1½ mile (S.) from Bolton. A church was completed in 1848."
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
Great Lever chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Middleton 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|
|GREAT LEVER ST MICHAEL WITH ST BARTHOLOMEW Chapelry (1851) Indexes|
|MIDDLETON ST LEONARD MiddletonPARISH (1541) Indexes (ancient parish containing GREAT LEVER ST MICHAEL Chapelry)|
|FREG||1541-1630, 1653-1729||1541-1644, 1658-1729||1641-1729|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Great Lever and comprising the whole ancient parish of Middleton to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the MIDDLETON ST LEONARD PARISH page.
Great Lever- St Michael
Baptisms-1851-1907- MFPR 606
Baptisms-1907-1930- MFPR 2035
Baptisms-1930-1997- Archives L65/1
Burials-1851-1928- MFPR 607
Burials-1928-2004- MFPR 2035
Marriages-1851-1924- MFPR 606
Marriages-1924-1950- MFPR 2035
Marriages-1950-1990- Archives L65/1
The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)
Parish registers for the chapelry of Great Lever, 1851-1966 Microfilm copy of originals formerly held at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, England.Great Lever is a township-chapelry in Middleton parish. The church is known as St. Michael's.
Manchester Central Library call nos.: L65/1/1/1, L65/1/2/1-3, L65/1/3/1-3.
| Baptisms, 1851-1907. Marriages, 1851-1924.
|| FHL BRITISH Film |
| Burials, 1851-1928.
|| VAULT BRITISH Film |
| Baptisms, 1907-1930. Marriages, 1924-1950. Burials, 1928-1966.
|| VAULT BRITISH Film |
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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 306928.
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=53026 British History Online Great Lever
- A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 74-78. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51105 Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.