Holy Trinity, Bolton le Sands - Church of England

Church picture

Holy Trinity,
Main Road,
Bolton le Sands
Lancashire

Cemeteries

The church has a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded before 1094 and was originally dedicated to St. Michael.
The church of the Holy Trinity is a building of stone in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, north aisle, south porch, vestry and an embattled western tower containing a clock and 3 bells: the oldest portion of the present church is the tower, supposed to have been built about 1500: the nave and chancel were rebuilt in 1813, and the chancel again rebuilt in 1846, at the cost of John Holder esq. of Liverpool, who also erected the stained east window as a memorial to his wife, d.1845: the north transept, built by faculty in 1828, was removed in 1880, when the church was again restored and reseated, at a cost of about 2,000: there is a brass to Thomas Cole, of The Cote, ob. 1690; and memorial windows to the Rev. Robert Gibson M.A. 50 years vicar. d. 1874, and others. The register dates from the year 1653. The living is a discharged vicarage, net yearly value 122, average tithe rent-charge 148, with 72 acres of glebe. in the gift of the Bishop of Manchester, and held since 1890 by the Rev. St. Vincent Beechy, jun. M.A. of Caius College Cambridge, hon. canon of Manchester, and surrogate.

from Slater's Directory, Lancashire 1895

Church Records

Original registers
Lancashire Record Office hold:
Bishop's Transcripts
Lancashire Record Office hold:
Register Transcripts
Published by the Lancashire Parish Register Society:
Indexes
Boyd's marriage index 1653-1837 is held at Lancashire Record Office.

The IGI contains:

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

 

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Church Records

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Original Registers

Baptisms
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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 SD4832567721 (Lat/Lon 54.102775,-2.791780). You can see this on maps provided by:

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