Burnage St Margaret, Lancashire Genealogy

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Burnage St Margaret was created as a chapelry in Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire Ancient parish and as an Ecclesiastical Parish in the Diocese of Manchester

The sandstone built parish Church of St. Margaret’s, Burnage, was consecrated on 15th March 1875 by the Bishop of Manchester.

The modern parish is within the Heaton Deanery of the Diocese.

BURNAGE, a township in Manchester parish, Lancashire; on the river Mersey, adjacent to the Manchester and Sheffield railway, 4 miles S of Manchester. Acres, 658. Real property, £3,741. Pop., 624. Houses, 120.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)


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 Free BMD.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Church records

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Parish registers for St. Margaret's, Burnage, 1873-1951 Microfilm of original records formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.
Burnage is a township in Manchester parish
Manchester Archives Central Library call nos.: M 612/1/1/1-2; M 612/1/2/1-7; M 612/1/3/1-4.

Baptisms, 1873-1874.
2356096 Item 1
Baptisms, 1875-1929. Marriages, 1875-June 1920.
2356094 Items 6 - 8
Marriages, June 1920-1951. Banns, 1875-1940.

Burnage- St Margaret
Banns- 1875-1940- MFPR 2025
Baptisms-1873-1874- MFPR 2026
Baptisms-1874-1929- MFPR 1595 or MFPR 2022
Baptisms-1929-1956- MFPR 1595
Marriages-1875-1920- MFPR 1596 or MFPR 2022
Marriages-1920-1943- MFPR 1596 or MFPR 2025
Marriages-1943-1950- MFPR 1597 or MFPR 2025
Marriages-1950-1955- MFPR 1597

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
Email: archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

Census records

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Poor Law Unions

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

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England Jurisdictions 1851

Web sites

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http://www.achurchnearyou.com/burnage-st-margaret/ for information about the parish

http://stmargaret.co.uk/home.htm parish website

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Manchester/St-Margarets-Burnage-Mc/118242884860170 Facebook page for the parish

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=41431 British History online