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Guide to '''Little Lever, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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Guide to '''Little Lever, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
== Chapelry History  ==
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| County = Lancashire
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| Rural Deanery = Bolton le Moors
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LEVER, LITTLE, was a '''chapelry''', in the parish and union of [[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|Bolton]], hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3¼ miles east by southeast of Bolton. The chapel was built in 1790, and is dedicated to St. Matthew. There are, a place of worship for '''Wesleyan Methodists'''. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, ''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51105#s4 A Topographical Dictionary of England]''(1848), pp. 74-78. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.</ref>
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=== Chapelry History  ===
  
== Resources  ==
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LEVER, LITTLE, was a '''chapelry''', in the parish and union of [[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|Bolton]], hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3¼ miles east by southeast of Bolton. The chapel was built in 1790, and is dedicated to St. Matthew. There are, a place of worship for '''Wesleyan Methodists'''. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51105#s4 A Topographical Dictionary of England]''(1848), pp. 74-78. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 July 2010.</ref>
  
==== Civil Registration ====
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== Resources ==
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=== Civil Registration ===
  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
 
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
  
==== Church records  ====
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=== Church Records ===
  
 
===== '''Online Records'''  =====
 
===== '''Online Records'''  =====
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*'''1538 - 1910''' {{RecordSearch|1465701|England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1603 - 1910''' {{RecordSearch|1788853|England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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'''<u>Church of England</u>'''  
 
'''<u>Church of England</u>'''  
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Little Lever chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|Bolton le Moors]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
 
Little Lever chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of [[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|Bolton le Moors]] to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:  
  
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" scope="col" | '''[[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|BOLTON&nbsp;Le MOORS&nbsp;ST&nbsp;PETER]]'''''(ancient parish containing LITTLE&nbsp;LEVER&nbsp;Chapelry)''
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For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Little Lever and comprising the whole ancient parish of Bolton le Moors to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|BOLTON&nbsp;LE&nbsp;MOORS&nbsp;ST&nbsp;PETER]]&nbsp;PARISH page.  
 
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Little Lever and comprising the whole ancient parish of Bolton le Moors to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the [[Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire|BOLTON&nbsp;LE&nbsp;MOORS&nbsp;ST&nbsp;PETER]]&nbsp;PARISH page.  
  
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*'''1647-1996''' {{RecordSearch|3656808|England, Lancashire Non-conformist Church Records, 1647-1996}} at FamilySearch - [[England, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to Use this Collection]]; index (''dates may vary by parish'')
  
==== Census records  ====
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=== Census Records ===
  
 
{{British Census|306921}}  
 
{{British Census|306921}}  
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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[[Bolton, Lancashire Poor Law Union]]  
 
[[Bolton, Lancashire Poor Law Union]]  
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Websites ==
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{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
 
{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
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Latest revision as of 17:58, 6 April 2021

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


Little Lever, Lancashire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Salford
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Bolton
Registration District Bolton
Records begin
Parish registers: None
Bishop's Transcripts: 1803
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bolton le Moors
Diocese Manchester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Chapelry History[edit | edit source]

LEVER, LITTLE, was a chapelry, in the parish and union of Bolton, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3¼ miles east by southeast of Bolton. The chapel was built in 1790, and is dedicated to St. Matthew. There are, a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists. [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

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Online Records[edit | edit source]


Church of England

Little Lever chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Bolton le Moors to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = findmypast (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
LITTLE LEVER ST MATTHEW Chapelry (1791) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
AC 1791-1812 1791-1812 1791-1812
AC 1813-1915 1838-1930 1813-1950
FS 1791-1866 None 1811-1813, 1834-1837
LOPC 1791-1931 1838-1951 1791-1950 
LBMD None  1838-1992  None
BOLTON Le MOORS ST PETER(ancient parish containing LITTLE LEVER Chapelry)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS  1573-1660; 1713-1829 1573-1837 None
LOPC 1573-1660 1573-1660; 1813-1938 1573-1660; 1712-1733; 1765-1801
LBMD 1837-1886 1837-1992 1837-1886
AC 1587-1660 1587-1660 1587-1660


For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Little Lever and comprising the whole ancient parish of Bolton le Moors to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the BOLTON LE MOORS ST PETER PARISH page.


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]

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
[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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