Ringley, Lancashire Family History Guide

Ringley is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1719 from Prestwich St Mary Ancient Parish.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1719
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1773

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RINGLEY, a chapelry in Prestwich parish, Lancashire; on the river Irwell, and on the Manchester and Bury and Manchester and Bolton railways, 6¼ miles NW of Manchester. It has a station, of the name of Ringley-Road, on the M. and Bury railway; and its post town is Bolton. Pop., 800. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £250. Patron, the Rector of Prestwich. The church was built in 1851.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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