Heaton Norris, Lancashire Genealogy

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Chapelry History

HEATON-NORRIS, a chapelry, in the parish of Manchester, union of Stockport, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles northwest by north of Stockport; comprising the townships of Heaton-Norris and Reddish. The chapel is dedicated to St Thomas and it was in operation by at least the year 1769.

Christ Church, another chapelry in this district chapelry, was built and completed in 1846. There are places of worship for dissenters, including an Independent chapel.[1]


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.

Church records

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records

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


  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 459-462. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51020 Date accessed: 01 July 2010.