DUNHAM ON THE HILL: St. Luke (Church of England)

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Church History

Built in 1861 as a chapel to Thornton-le-Moors: St. Mary. In 1888 it became the district church for the townships of Dunham on the Hill and Hapsford (previously served by Thornton-le-Moors: St. Mary). The boundaries of "The District Chapelry of Saint Luke Dunham-on-the-Hill" were described in the London Gazette on 10 February 1888:

"All that part of the said parish of Thornton-le-Moors which is comprised within and is co-extensive with the limits of the two townships of Dunham-on-the-Hill and of Hapsford."

Church Records

C = Christenings (Baptisms) ; M = Marriages ; B = Burials ; BTs = Bishop's Transcripts

Original RegistersC 1888-1985 ; M 1868-1877, 1890-1983 — Cheshire Record Office (P 131)
C from 1985 ; M from 1983 ; B from 1892 — Church
Microfilm CopiesM 1868-1877 — Cheshire Record Office
Copies and IndexesM 1868-1958 — Cheshire BMD (CW:CE20)

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