Bradford Manchester, Lancashire, Poor Law Union Records

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Bradford Manchester Lancashire Poor Law Union Records.Microfilm of original records formerly held at the Manchester Archives, Central Library in Manchester, England.

Bradford is a township and a chapelry in Manchester parish.

"Townships were a division of a parish which formed a unit of local administration; it levied a separate Poor Rate and appointed a constable." -- The Local Historian's Encyclopedia, p. 35.

Includes names of occupiers, names of owners, description of property, name or situation of property, rateable values, amounts assessed and collected.

Manchester Archives Central Library call nos.: M 10/5/5/1-45.

Poor rate assessments, 1853-1862.
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Poor rate assessments, 1863-1867. General district rate assessments, 1867. Poor rate assessments, 1868. General district rate assessments, 1868. Poor rate assessments, 1869. (General rates includes lighting and highway.)
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Poor rate assessments, 1870-1876 (to pg. 63).
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Poor rate assessments, 1876 (from pg. 63)-1881 (to pg. 65).
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Poor rate assessments, 1881 (from pg. 65)-1885.
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Poor rate assessments, 1888-1889, 1886-1887, 1890 (to pg. 145).
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Poor rate assessments, 1890 (from pg. 145)-1895 (to pg. 85).
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Poor rate assessments, 1895 (from pg. 85).
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