St James, Altham - Church of England

Church picture

St James,
Burnley Road,
Altham
Lancashire

Cemeteries

The church has a graveyard. A transcript of the Monumental Incriptions (deaths 1834-1892) is held at Lancashire Record Office. They were also transcribed in 1983 and a copy of that transcript is available at Colne library.

Church History

It was founded in 1140 and formerly dedicated to St Mary.

Church Records

An index of marriages 1813-1837, has been produced by the Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society.

The LDS British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd edition CDs contain:

Local Sources for Copies of Parish Registers
C 1596-1987, M 1596-1990, B 1596-1990, Banns 1823-1900 at Burnley Library
C 1731-1798, M 1673-1800, B 1695-1742, 'Laycock's' transcriptions at Burnley Library
M 1813-1837 Index at Colne & Nelson Libraries
'Brodericks' transcriptions at Accrington & Burnley Libraries, G11 bound volumes .. CMB 1696-1812, C 1813-1897, M 1813-1990, B 1813-1990

 

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Church Records

Whilst every effort has been made to record exact details of record office and library holdings you are recommended to check with them before visiting to ensure that they do hold the records and years you wish to examine. Similarly check with transcript publishers to ensure they cover the records and years you require before making a purchase.

Original Registers

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Copies of Original Registers

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Copies of Bishop's Transcripts

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Register Transcripts

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
MI

Indexes

Marriages

Maps

The church is located at OS grid reference SD7717533085 (Lat/Lon 53.793569,-2.347980). You can see this on maps provided by:

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