Saddleworth, Yorkshire Genealogy
SADDLEWORTH cum Quick, a parochial chapelry, in the parish of Rochdale [in Lancashire], wapentake of Agbrigg and Morley, W. riding of York, 12 miles (N. E. by E.) from Manchester, and 12 (S. W. by W.) from Huddersfield; containing, in the year 1841, 16,829 inhabitants.
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.
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|SADDLEWORTH Chapelry (1613) Indexes|
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Saddleworth St Chad's was originally a chapelry standing within the large parish boundary of Rochdale St Chad's (in Lancashire). It was a parochial chapelry in that it held some ecclesiastical authority over several chapelries nearby, on the Yorkshire border of this (Rochdale) parish. The following is as complete a list of all chapelries lyiing within the parish boundary of St Chad's Rochdale, including those lyginw on the Yorkshire-side of the county border:
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, England Yorkshire Yorkshire Parishes, S-Y West Riding search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
The original parish registers of Rochdale St Chad's ancient parish and most of its several chapelries' registers--including Saddleworth chapelry are held at the Manchester Archives and Local Studies, Central Library, St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD.
Non Conformist Churches
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Yorkshire 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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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 244-248. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51252
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