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St James, Woodhead, Church of England

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St James,


The church has/had a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1487.

Church History

Founded in 1724 as a chapel to Mottram In Longdendale: St. Michael. In 1840 it became the district church for part of the township of Tintwistle (previously served by Mottram In Longdendale: St. Michael). 

Church Records

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

Original Registers C 1782-1981 ; M 1856-1960 ; B 1782-1992 — Cheshire Record Office (P 76)
C from 1981 ; M from 1960 ; B from 1992 — Church
Microfilm Copies C 1782-1981 ; M 1856-1960 ; B 1782-1992 — Cheshire Record Office
C 1782-1812 ; B 1782-1812 — Family History Society of Cheshire ; Manchester Archives & Local Studies
Bishop's Transcripts 1816-41, 1843-67 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Record Office ; Family History Society of Cheshire (microfilmed)
Copies and Indexes CB 1780-1812 (index) — Cheshire Record Office
Monumental Inscriptions Published by North Cheshire Family History Society (edited by H. Day), 1989


It is located at SK0797899500 (Lat/Lon 53.492149,-1.881225). You can see this on maps provided by: