Werneth St John, Oldham, Lancashire Genealogy
History[edit | edit source]
Werneth St John, St John St. Werneth Lancashire was founded as an Ecclesisatical parish in 1844 from Oldham St Mary, Lancashire Ecclesiastical Parish, Hollinwood, Lancashire Ecclesiastical Parish and Oldham St Peter, LancashireEcclesiastical Parish.
The church closed in 1982.
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]
Werneth- St John
Baptisms-1845-1930- MFPR 2053
Baptisms-1930-1982- Archives L225
Marriages-1846-1885- MFPR 2053
Marriages-1885-1893- MFPR 2054
Marriages-1893-1908- MFPR 2054 or MFPR 2199
Marriages-1908-1946- MFPR 2054
Marriages-1946-1982- Archives L225
The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)
Census Records[edit | edit source]
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Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
Probate Records[edit | edit source]
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]
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- England Jurisdictions 1851
* Vision of Britain
Websites[edit | edit source]
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