Denton St George, Lancashire Genealogy
Chapelry History[edit | edit source]
DENTON, [St George, Danebank] a district chapel, in the parish of Manchester, union of Ashton-under-Lyne, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster.
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]
Online transcriptions exist for Denton St George, Danebank Chapelry and its other (two) chapelries that comprise this township--all of which stand within the ancient parish boundary of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys Cathedral.
To access these online transcriptions of baptisms, marriages and burials you can view them at the web sites indicated below at no cost; note the range of years:
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|FMP = FMP = findmypast|
|LBMD = Lancashire BMD|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|DENTON ST GEORGE, DANEBANK Chapelry (1841) Indexes|
|DENTON ST LAWRENCE Chapelry (1695) Indexes|
|DENTON CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1826) 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 (over 150) chapelries and district churches comprising the ancient parish of Manchester (Cathedral), and to see a list of links to each one, visit the MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL) OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.
Original Records Original parish (chapelry) registers are housed at the Manchester Central Library archives. FamilySearch has microfilmed the original registers and they are available to be searched at any of its 4,600 FamilySearch Centers worldwide (see FamilySearch.org for address locations). Denton- St Lawrence
Baptisms-1696-1758- MFPR 2182
Baptisms-1758-1837- MFPR 107 or MFPR 2182
Baptisms-1837-1922- MFPR 1341
Baptisms Transcript-1696-1757- 929.3272 G1
Burials-1695-1756- MFPR 2182
Burials-1757-1757- MFPR 107
Burials-1758-1812- MFPR 107 or MFPR 2182
Burials-1813-1842- MFPR 107 or MFPR 2183
Burials-1842-1893- MFPR 1343 or MFPR 2183
Burials Transcript-1695-1756- 929.3272 G1
Marriages-1698-1700- MFPR 2182
Marriages-1700-1711- Archives L204
Marriages-1711-1723- MFPR 2182
Marriages-1723-1725- Archives L204
Marriages-1725-1754- MFPR 2182
Marriages-1854-1902- MFPR 1342
Marriages-1902-1939- MFPR 1342 or MFPR 2183
Marriages Transcript-1698-1754- 929.3272 G1
The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)
Parish registers for St. Lawrence chapelry, Denton, 1758-1950 Microfilm of original records formerly held in the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, and the church of St. Lawrence, Denton, England.
Denton is a chapelry in the parish of Manchester. This chapelry is known as St. Lawrence. Manchester Archives Central Library call no.: L204.
Lancashire Online Parish Clerks
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An extremely useful resource for the parish:
http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Denton/stlawrence/index.html baptism transcripts including surname index
http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Denton/stlawrence/index.html burial transcripts including surname index
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 Unions[edit | edit source]
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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.
Maps and Gazetteers
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
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any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above..
http://www.stlawrencedenton.org.uk/ for information about the parish
http://www.manchester2002-uk.com/buildings/churches3.html for history and information about the church.
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