Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire Family History Guide

Bolton le Moors St Peter is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Lancashire.

Other places in the parish include: Great Bolton, Eastern, Entwisle, Edgeworth, East, Darcy Lever, Breightmet, Bolton, Belmont, Bank Top, Anglezarke, Anglezark, West, Sweet Loves, Sharples Lower End, Sharples Higher End, Sharples, Quarlton, Picadilly, Oldhams, Old Hams, Lostock, Longworth, High Houses, Haulgh, Great Bolton, Western, Great Bolton, Gale Paper Works, Folds, and Entwistle.

Alternative names: Bolton

Parish church: St Peter

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1573
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1573

Nonconformists include: Calvinist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, Particular Baptist, Plymouth Brethren, Presbyterian, Presbyterian Church in England, Roman Catholic, Society of Friends/Quaker, Wesleyan Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist Association.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Little Bolton St John
  • Turton
  • Tockholes
  • Halliwell St Peter
  • Bolton le Moors Holy Trinity
  • Standish
  • Blackrod
  • Bolton le Moors Emmanuel
  • West Houghton
  • Astley Bridge
  • Tottington
  • Deane
  • Rivington
  • Bradshaw
  • Musbury
  • Leyland
  • Horwich
  • Over Darwen St James
  • Holcombe
  • Haslingden
  • Tonge
  • Withnell
  • Lever Bridge
  • Yate and Pickup Bank
  • Heapey
  • Over Darwen Holy Trinity
  • Walmsley
  • Bolton le Moors Christ Church
  • Bolton le Moors St George

Historical Descriptions

See Bolton le Moors, Lancashire Family History Guide

Parish Registers


The Parish Registers Of Bolton Lancashire 1587 to 1660  


County: Lancashire
Civil Registration District: Bolton
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Manchester
Rural Deanery: Bolton le Moors
Poor Law Union: Bolton
Hundred: Salford
Province: York