Pendlebury, Lancashire Genealogy

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Guide to Pendlebury, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Pendlebury, Lancashire
St John's church, Pendlebury Lancashire.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Salford
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Salford
Registration District Salford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1842
Bishop's Transcripts: 1842
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Eccles
Diocese Manchester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Chapel History[edit | edit source]

PENDLEBURY (St John the Evangelist), chapelry,in the parish of Eccles, Lancashire, union and hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 4¼ miles northwest by west of Manchester. Dedicated to St John, this chapel was built by the year 1842. In 1859, Christ Church Chapelry was created as well, in this township. There is a place of worship for Independents.[1]

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 FreeBMD.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

  • Salford

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Online Records[edit | edit source]

Church of England

Pendlebury chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Eccles to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following websites and ranges of years:

FS =
LOPC Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project
FMP = findmypast
AC =
FREG = FreeReg
  Baptisms Marriages Burials 
AC 1842-1915 1849-1930 1842-1984
FS  1849-1910 1849-1894  1842-1991 - part.
LOPC 1837-1923 1849-1926 1842-1911
PENDLEBURY CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1862) Indexes
  Baptisms Marriages Burials 
AC 1859-1915 1862-1930 1859-1982
ECCLES ST MARY PARISH (1563) Indexes (ancient parish containing PENDELBURY ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials 
FS 1564-1632 1564-1632 None
LOPC 1819-1848  1565-1873 1810-1842
LBMD None 1837-1940 None
FMP None 1565-1758 None
AC 1563-1666 1563-1666 1563-1663
FREG 1564-1632 1564-1632 1563-1632

For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Pendlebury and comprising the whole ancient parish of Eccles to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the ECCLES ST MARY PARISH page.

Pendlebury- St John the Evangelist
Baptisms-1842-1862- MFPR 1549 or MFPR 2007
Baptisms-1862-1930- MFPR 2007
Baptisms-1930-1980- Archives L112
Burials-1842-1945- MFPR 2008
Burials-1945-1991- MFPR 2009
Marriages-1849-1908- MFPR 2007
Marriages-1908-1930- MFPR 2008
Marriages-1930-1981- Archives L112

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

Parish registers for Pendlebury, 1842-1991 Microfilm of original records formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.
Pendlebury is a village, a township and two chapelries in Eccles parish. St. John's was formed in 1843.
Manchester Archives Central Library call nos.: L 112/1/1/1-4; L 112/1/2/1-4; L 112/1/3/1-7.

Baptisms, 1842-1931. Marriages, 1849-July 1908.
Marriages, June 1908-1931. Burials, 1842-Mar. 1945.
Burials, Jan. 1945-1991.
2355969 Items 1 - 3

Bishop's transcripts for Pendlebury, 1844-1855 Microreproduction of original manuscripts housed at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
St. John the Evangelist in Pendlebury is a chapelry in the parish of Eccles.
Lancashire Record Office: DRM/2/108a

Baptisms and burials, 1844-1855
1545555 Item 1

Non Conformist Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

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.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Salford, Lancashire 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.

Taxation[edit | edit source]

  • 1541 - 1541 Subsidy of Pendulburye (p. 141)[2]
  • 1622 - 1622 Subsidy of Pendlebury (p. 154)[2]

Maps and Gazetteers
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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., [A Topographical Dictionary of England] (1848), pp. 545-549. Adapted. Date accessed: 1 October 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.P. Earwaker, Three Lancashire Subsidy Rolls, viz., for the Hundred of Salford, 1541, the Hundred of Salford, 1622 and the Hundred of Leyland, 1628, Together with a Recusant Roll for the Hundred of Leyland, in 1628 (London: Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 1885). Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.