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Lever Bridge, Lancashire Genealogy

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Chapelry HistoryEdit

LEVER, DARCY, or Lever-Bridge, a township and an ecclesiastical church, in the parish and union of Bolton, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 1½ mile east by south of Bolton. The parish of Lever-Bridge was constituted in 1844. The church was dedicated to St. Stephen and all Martyrs.[1]

ResourcesEdit

Civil RegistrationEdit

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 recordsEdit

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

Census recordsEdit

http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

Poor Law UnionsEdit

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

Web sitesEdit

Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

Reference
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  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 74-78. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.