Chadderton St John, Lancashire Genealogy
Guide to Chadderton St John, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Chadderton St John, Lancashire|
|Poor Law Union||Oldham|
|Parish registers: 1846|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1845|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Lancashire Record Office|
CHADDERTON, (St. John) a chapelry, in the parish of Prestwich cum Oldham, union of Oldham, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster,7 miles (N. E. by N.) from Manchester. The church of St. John is in the early English style. The other church in this district is dedicated to St. Matthew. 
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
- 1538 - 1910 England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910 at FamilySearch — index
- 1603 - 1910 England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910 at FamilySearch — index and images
Church of England
Chadderton St. John chapelry's registers of christenings, marriages and burials, along with those of the ancient parish of Prestwich to which it is attached, have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:
|LOPC=Lancashire Online Parish Clerk project|
|FMP = findmypast|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|CHADDERTON ST JOHN Chapelry (1846) Indexes|
|LBMD||1846-1933||1846-1974||1846-1871 - part.|
|PRESTWICH ST MARY PARISH (1600) Indexes (ancient parish containing CHADDERTON ST JOHN Chapelry)|
For a full list of all those chapels surrounding Chadderton St. John and comprising the whole ancient parish of Prestwich to which it was attached, be certain to see "Church Records" on the PRESTWICH ST MARY PARISH page.
Microreproduction of original records at the Central Library, Oldham, and formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.
St. John's is one of two chapelries in Chadderton and within Prestwich parish. Both were ranked in 1861 as ecclesiastical parishes within Oldham district.
Manchester Archives Central Library call no.: L 225.
Bishop's transcripts for St. John's Church and St. Matthew's Church, Chadderton, 1846-1875 Microreproduction of original manuscripts housed at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
Bishop's transcripts from the Chapelries of St. John's and St. Matthew's in Chadderton, parish of Prestwich, Lancashire, England.
Lancashire Record Office: DRM/2/250a
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 UnionsEdit
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 GazetteersEdit
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http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53010 British History Online Chadderton
- Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 538-542. Date accessed: 10 September 2013.
- 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 Books Online - free.