Bury St John, Lancashire Family History Guide

Bury St John is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1781 from Bury St Mary Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Cowpe Lenches, Hall Carr, and Newhallhey.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1837
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1769

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

See Bury, Lancashire Family History Guide


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