Bury Poor Law Union, Lancashire

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History[edit | edit source]

For information see The Workhouse, Bury, Lancashire

The Union comprised the following parishes:

 Ainsworth, Lancashire  , Ashworth, Lancashire , Bircle, Lancashire , Bury St Mary, Lancashire ,
Bury St John, Lancashire , Bury St Paul, Lancashire , Edenfield, Lancashire ,
Elton, Lancashire, Heywood, Lancashire , Heywood St James, Lancashire , Holcombe, Lancashire
Radcliffe, Lancashire , Radcliffe St Thomas, Lancashire , Ramsbottom, Lancashire ,
Shuttleworth, Lancashire , Tottington, Lancashire, Walmersley, Lancashire

Records[edit | edit source]

Overseer and vestry accounts, Bury, Lancashire, England, 1692-1832 Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1948

Overseer and vestry accounts, Bury, Lancashire, England, 1692-1832
93692 Item 2

Bury Museum + Archives, Moss Street, Bury BL9 0DR. Very limited holdings include: Guardians' minutes (1840-1930)

Manchester Archive Available at the Greater Manchester County Record Office

Admission and discharge registers (1864-7, 1871-81, 1885-6, 1897-1900, 1906-7); Creed Registers (1869-1934); Registers of burials at workhouse cemetery (1858-1946).

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http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Bury/Bury.shtml for images, maps and history