Cheetham Hill St Mark, Lancashire Genealogy
Guide to Cheetham Hill St Mark, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Cheetham Hill St Mark, Lancashire|
|Poor Law Union||Manchester|
|Parish registers: 1878; Separate registers exist for Cheetham St Luke beginning 1839|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1806|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Lancashire Record Office|
Chapelry History[edit | edit source]
CHEETHAM,(St Mark) is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1839 from Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire Ancient Parish. It is in the hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles (N. by W.) from Manchester. The township lies on the new and old roads to Bury. Consecrated as chapelry 24th July 1794, The church closed in 1982. Other places in the parish include: Crumpsall , and Cheetham St Luke. There are two meeting-houses for Wesleyans, with a burial-ground and a school attached to one of them; also a place of worship for Associated Methodists. St.Chad's Roman Catholic chapel is on York-street. 
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD
Church Records[edit | edit source]
- 1538 - 1910 England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910 at FamilySearch — index
- 1603 - 1910 England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910 at FamilySearch — index and images
Online transcriptions for Cheetham St Mark Redbank Chapelry exist, as well as for the ancient parish of Manchester Our Lady, St George, and St Denys--to which it was attached. Links to online baptisms, marriages and burials registers are displayed below and located at the web sites indicated; note the ranges of years:
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|FMP = FMP = findmypast|
|LBMD = Lancashire BMD|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|CHEETHAM ST MARK REDBANK Chapelry (1794) Indexes|
|CHEETHAM ST ALBANS Chapelry (1881) Indexes|
|LBMD||1881-1917||1881-1982 - part.||1837-1882|
|CHEETHAM ST LUKE Chapelry (1839) Indexes|
|CHEETHAM ST THOMAS Chapelry (1844) Indexes|
MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL - OUR LADY, ST GEORGE AND ST DENYS (1573) Indexes
|LOPC||1573-1616;1777-1837||1573-1616;1782-1836 - part. yrs||1573-1616;1792-1836 - part. yrs|
To view a full list of all chapelries and district churches in the ancient parish of Manchester and their respective links to online transcriptions of their baptisms, marriages and burials, be sure to visit the MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL) OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.
The original registers formerly held at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, England. Cheetham is a chapelry with at least four chapelries by 1880, in Manchester parish.
FamilySearch has microfilm copies of the original parish (chapel) registers for St. Mark's Church, Cheetham, 1794-1982. Microfilm copies of originals formerly held at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, England. Cheetham St Mark is a chapelry in Manchester parish. Original records are held at Manchester Central Library call nos.: M387/1/1/7-9, M387/1/2/2-8.
|Baptisms, 1794-1897. Burials, 1794-1855, 1878 (1 entry). Marriages, 1839-Nov. 1892.
||FHL BRITISH Film |
|Calendar of church records deposited at Manchester Central Library. Baptisms, 1879-1958.
||FHL BRITISH Film |
|Marriages, Dec. 1892-Apr. 1930.
||FHL BRITISH Film |
|Marriages, May 1930-June 1980, Apr.-Oct. 1982.
||VAULT BRITISH Film |
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
- 1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717 at FindMyPast ($), index and images (coverage may vary)
- 1647-1996 England, Lancashire Non-conformist Church Records, 1647-1996 at FamilySearch - How to Use this Collection; index (dates may vary by parish)
Census Records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Poor Law Union[edit | edit source]
Probate Records[edit | edit source]
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Lancashire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Taxation[edit | edit source]
- 1541 - 1541 Subsidy of Chetam (p. 139)
- 1622 - 1622 Subsidy of Cheetam (p. 152)
Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=41413 British History Online Cheetham including manorial history of the township
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 562-569. Date accessed: 16 September 2013.
- J.P. Earwaker, Three Lancashire Subsidy Rolls, viz., for the Hundred of Salford, 1541, the Hundred of Salford, 1622 and the Hundred of Leyland, 1628, Together with a Recusant Roll for the Hundred of Leyland, in 1628 (London: Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 1885). Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.