Radcliffe, Lancashire Genealogy

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Radcliffe, Lancashire
St Mary, Radcliffe Lancashire.jpg
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Salford
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Bury
Registration District Bury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1761
Bishop's Transcripts: 1604
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Prestwich
Diocese Manchester
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Parish History

Radcliffe St Mary is an Ancient Parish and includes Starling.

The parish is in the Prestwich deanery of the Diocese of Manchester and was within the Salford Hundred of Lancashire.

Resources

Civil Registration

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.

Church records

Parish registers for St. Mary's Church, Radcliffe, 1557-1950 Microfilm of original records at the Manchester Public Library (1960), and formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England. Manchester Archives Central Library call nos.: L210/1/1/1-3, L210/1/2/1, L210/1/3/1-8, L210/1/4/1-11, L210/1/5/1.

Content
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Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1557-1783 (marriages to 1761). Baptisms, burials, 1783-1812. Baptisms, 1813-1827 (includes St. Thomas' Church, Radcliffe, entries from 31 December 1819 to 25 September 1825, and also 1837).
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Baptisms, 1828-1931. Marriages, 1761-June 1831.
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Marriages, May 1831-February 1897.
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Marriages, February 1897-1950. Burials, 1813-July 1841.
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Burials, May 1841-1925.
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Baptisms, 1783-1851; marriages, 1761-1837; and burials, 1783-1850. (another filming)
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Census records


Poor Law Unions

Bury Poor Law Union, Lancashire

Probate records

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53000 British History Online