Ashton under Lyne St Peter, Lancashire Genealogy

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Ashton under Lyne St Peter

Chapelry History[edit | edit source]

Ashton-under-Lyne St Peter was a chapelry  from 1799 within the parish  of Ashton under Lyne St Michael, Lancashire Genealogy. The building includes a noted Rose window and belfry. It is an imposing example of a "Commissioners" Church.The Graveyard contains many monuments to significant local families.

The Parish is within the Ashton deanery and Rochdale Archdeaconry of the Diocese of Manchester but historically prior to 1847 was part of the Diocese of Chester.

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

Church records[edit | edit source]

Part of the Family History Library's microfilm for this parish is digitized online under England, Lancashire – Cheshire – Yorkshire Parish Registers, 1603-1992 where it can be viewed for free.

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Ashton-under-Lyne- St Peter
Banns-1887-1901- Archives L74
Baptisms-1824-1924- MFPR 1151
Baptisms-1924-1969- MFPR 1152
Baptisms Transcript-1824-1837- 929.342735 As(882)
Burials-1825-1853- MFPR 1160
Burials-1853-1860- MFPR 1161
Burials-1860-1865- MFPR 1161 or MFPR 1994
Burials-1865-1966- MFPR 1159 or MFPR 1994
Burials Transcript-1825-1837- 929.342735 As(882)
Marriages-1840-1875- MFPR 1153
Marriages-1875-1891- MFPR 1154
Marriages-1891-1908- MFPR 1155
Marriages-1908-1928- MFPR 1156
Marriages-1928-1941- MFPR 1157
Marriages-1942-1973- MFPR 1158

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

Parish registers for St. Peter's Church, Ashton-under-Lyne, 1824-1966 Microfilm of original records formerly held at the Manchester Archives, Central Library in Manchester, England.Manchester Archives Central Library call no.: L 74/1/1/1-7; L 74/1/2/1-13; L 74/1/3/1-10; L 74/1/4/1.

Baptisms, 1824-Apr. 1926.
2355754 Items 3 - 9
Baptisms, Feb. 1926-1934. Marriages, 1840-Jan. 1891.
Marriages, Feb. 1891-Dec. 1917.
Marriages, Dec. 1917-1949.
Burials, 1825-Dec. 1860.
Burials, Dec. 1860-1966. Banns, 1887-1901.
2355762 Items 1 - 6

Graveyard inscriptions for St. Peter's Church, Ashton-under-Lyne, 1799-1962 Microfilm of original records at the Manchester Archives, Central Library in Manchester, England.Manchester Archives Central Library call no.: L 74/1/9/1-2.

Graveyard inscriptions, ca. 1799-1962 (sections A-L).
2355762 Items 7 - 8

Census records[edit | edit source]

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Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Ashton under Lyne, 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.

Maps and Gazetteers
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Web sites[edit | edit source]

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