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St Thomas Church of England, Ashton in Makerfield
This site provides historical information about churches, other places of worship and cemeteries. It has no connection with the churches themselves. For current information you will need to contact them directly.
Ashton in Makerfield
The church has/had a graveyard. There is a churchyard extension for this church off Heath Road.
It was founded before 1483.
Marriages between 1754 and 1844 were at St. Oswald's in Winwick
, rather than at the Ashton chapelry. The marriage register provides no distinction as to where the parties lived, or what chapel served their community.
From 1838 on, the north end of Ashton in Makerfield was served by a new church, Holy Trinty. The Wigan Record Office holds microfilm of Holy Trinity's 19th century records.
This site provides historical information about churches, other places of worship and cemeteries. It has no connection with the churches themselves. For current information you should contact them directly.
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
Copies of Original Registers
Copies of Bishop's Transcripts
It is located at SJ5770498957 (Lat/Lon 53.485617,-2.638873). You can see this on maps provided by: