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chapelry

n, pl -ries
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the district legally assigned to and served by an Anglican chapel

Chapelry

 a congregation of nonconformist chapel-goers, 1707.
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LINDLEY, a village, a township, and a chapelry in Huddersfield parish, West Riding Yorkshire, stands on high ground.
In his Buildings of England he describes St Giles as: "rebuilt, slightly W of its medieval predecessor (a chapelry of Suckley) by Henry Rowe and Son 1892/3 for JF Greswolde-Williams; closed 1972, now a house.
58) In 1662, Elizabeth Ness and Alice Theakston of Slingsby were cited for practicing without licenses, as were Ann Saville and Margaret Fisher of Kirbymoorside and Jane Gamble and Ann Anderson from a small chapelry in the same parish.
A chapelry in the parish of Aston, which lay in Warwickshire, Yardley itself was in Worcestershire.
In 1110, King Henry I gave the Chapelry of Eres-dun to Tynemouth Priory which was established by monks at St Albans.
For the full text of the licence and a translation, see George James Aungier, The History and Antiquilies of Syon Monastery, the Parish of Isleworth and the Chapelry of Hounslow (London, 1840), PP.
Ecclesiastically they are or were a chapelry of Rochdale in the way that Honley was once a chapelry of Almondbury.
But it was not an independent place of worship - rather it was a chapelry of St Peter and Paul in Aston, which came under the Bishop of Lichfield.
The out-townships were strongholds of Non-Conformity, not least because the independent path to God accorded with the desire for an independent chapelry life.
One of the rights he claimed was the right to bestow the living of the church at Yardley, which then was a chapelry of Aston Parish Church.
1650: Holmfirth people petition for the chapelry of Holmfirth to be a separate parish.
1834: The entry for Denby Dale in Pigot & Co's National Commercial Directory is as follows: `Denby Dale is a hamlet, partly in the chapelry of Denby, and partly in Cumberworth chapelry, situated about midway between the two places and about four and half miles NW from Penistone.