Norden St Paul, Rochdale, Lancashire Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

Norden St Paul Rochdale is an ecclesiastical parish created from  Rochdale St Chad, Lancashire Genealogy Ancient parish

Norden is a suburban village within the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, in Greater Manchester, England. It is situated on the western edge of Rochdale in  the county of Lancashire.

The parish is within the Rochdale Deanery of the the Diocese of Manchester.

Norden St Paul's church.jpg

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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 Free BMD.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Church records[edit | edit source]

Norden St Paul, Rochdale, Lancashire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

AC = Ancestry - (£)][1]
Norden St Paul, Rochdale, Lancashire Genealogy Online Parish Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC 1863-1984 1863-1984

Parish registers for Norden, 1862-1992 Microfilm copy of original registers filmed and formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.
Norden was a chapelry in Rochdale parish. The church was known as St. Paul's.
Manchester Archives Central Library call nos.: L 249.

Baptisms, 1862-1930. Marriages, 1862-1910. Burials, 1863-1992.
2357946 Items 1 - 3

Norden- St Paul
Baptisms-1862-1920- MFPR 2158
Baptisms-1920-1986- Archives L249
Burials-1863-1993- MFPR 2158
Marriages-1862-1910- MFPR 2158

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

Census records[edit | edit source]

Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the FamilySearch Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Rochdale Poor Law Union

Probate records
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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[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
England Jurisdictions 1851

Websites[edit | edit source]

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