BRACEWELL  ~  Formerly in the County of Yorkshire

INDEX TO BRACEWELL CHURCHES, CHAPELS & BURIAL GROUNDS

Boolmark Establishment and Location
  Church of England
 BRA.CE.01 St.Michael, Bracewell
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Town / Index no :  Bracewell - BRA.CE.01
Map references :  OS SD 863485
Name :  St.Michael
Denomination :  Church of England
Address :  Bracewell .. formerly in Yorkshire - Deanery of Craven
Vicarage :  131 Gisburn Road, Barnoldswick, Lancs
 
Parish Registers at Lancashire Archives, listed in LANCAT online catalogue
  C 1587-1718, M 1587-1718, B 1587-1718
  C 1753-1793, M 1754-1986, B 1753-1794      + MIs
  C 1813-1976                       B 1813-1952
Local Sources for Copies of Parish Registers
  C 1731-1855, M 1731-1836, on IGI for Yorkshire
Graveyard
  Small .. Some recent burials (2001)  Garden of Remembrance with wall for memorials of cremations
Memorial Inscriptions
  Transcribed in 1991 - 282 headstones dated 1817-1981
Local Copies of Memorial Inscriptions
  Barnoldswick, Colne & Nelson Libraries
Brief History
  1153 Founded. In the Deanery of Craven
  1678-1750 Bracewell & Gill (BWK.CE.02) churches held jointly
  1934 Barnoldswick & Bracewell parishes united
  see 'The History of the Church of St.Michael, Bracewell, 1153-1953 by A M Gibbon
  see 'Bracewell Church' by S T Taylor-Taswell (1922)
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