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Little Bolton, St. John
Little Bolton, St. John
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Incumbent records:Baptism Registers 1846-1970; Marriage Registers 1850-1967; Banns Books 1850-1968; Confirmation Registers 1938-1960; Registers of Services 1891-1945; Service SheetsChurchwardens records:Churchwardens Account Book 1895-1917; Churchwardens Account Book 1917-1942; Offertory Book 1942-1948; Account Book 1933-1941Vestry records:PCC Minutes 1929-1968; St John and All Saints Finance Committee Records 1949-1963Additional records:St John's Church Lads' Brigade Cash Book 1939-1940Related Material:The Archives Section also has Archdeacon John Rushton's Visitation Papers, mid l9th century, which include a letter and plan of the parish boundaries, by Waiter Chamberlain, 1853 (Reference MS f 942.72 R121 volume 10); and A Histo of St. John's Bolton 1849-1949, by Rev A L Gwynne (Reference Ref GB127.L147/3/23/11).Place:/Little Bolton/Bolton le Moors/Lancashire/England
Little Bolton, St. John
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A District was assigned to St. John's by Order in Council, 6 April 1846, (London Gazette. 10 April 1846), from the Districts of All Saints and St. George, Bolton. The church was consecrated on 19 December 1849. Part of the parish was assigned to the new parish of St. Chad, Tonge Fold, by Order in Council, 16 December 1912, (London Gazette. 20 December 1912). In 1948, by Order in Council, 27 April, (London Gazette. 30 April 1948), St. John's was united with All Saints, as Little Bolton, St. John, with Bolton le Moors, All Saints, though the parishes remained distinct. By Pastoral Measure, 22 March 1968, (London Gazette,4 April 1968), St. John with All Saints was united with the parish of St. Peter, Bolton.
The records were deposited in the Library, as Diocesan Record Office, by Canon Michael Williams, in November 1999 (Accession 1999/103 and January 2000 (Accession 2000/12) and in 2001.
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Old Accession Number: 1999/103 2000/12
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