Denton Christ Church, Lancashire Genealogy

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Chapelry History

Christ Church Denton, partly in Haughton was a chapelry created in 1846, laying within the boundaries of Ashton under Lyne.


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

Online Records

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:

LOPCLancashire Online Parish Clerk
FMP =  FMP = FindMyPast
LBMDLancashire BMD
AC =


DENTON CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1826) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1826-1894 1854-1898 None
LOPC None None None
LBMD 1837-1937 1854-1993  1837-1937 
DENTON ST GEORGE, DANEBANK Chapelry (1841) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None None None
LBMD 1837-1937 1854-1993 1837-1937
DENTON ST LAWRENCE Chapelry (1695) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1696-1922 1698-1939 1696-1873
LOPC None None  None
LBMD 1837-1937 1854-1993 1837-1937
FMP None 1698-1754 None



Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1573-1872 1573-1889  None
LOPC 1573-1616;1777-1837 1573-1616;1782-1836 - part. yrs 1573-1616;1792-1836 - part. yrs
LBMD 1837-1881 1837-1946 1837-1881 
AC  1573-1616 1573-1616 1573-1616

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.

Census records

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.

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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Web sites