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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
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[[England Genealogy|England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire Genealogy|Lancashire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Lancashire Parishes]]  
  
[[Image:Openshaw St Barnabas contributor Bill Boaden.jpg|thumb|right|Openshaw St Barnabas contributor Bill Boaden]]  
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Guide to '''Openshaw, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = Openshaw St Barnabas contributor Bill Boaden.jpg
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| caption =
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish ]]
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| County = Lancashire
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| Hundred = Salford
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Chorlton/ Chorlton]
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| Registration District = Chorlton
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| PRbegin = None
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| BTbegin = 1839
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| Province = York
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| Diocese = Manchester
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Ashton Under Lyne
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Bishops Court =
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| Prerogative Court =
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| Archive = [[Lancashire Record Office]]
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}}
  
== Chapel History  ==
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=== Chapel History  ===
  
Openshaw St Barnabas was created '''a district chapel '''in 1839 from, and '''''lying within the boundaries of'''''[[Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire|'''''Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys''''']]'''''ancient parish'''''.  
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OPENSHAW (St Barnabas), an ecclesiastical '''district with a chapel''', in the parish of [[Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire|Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys]], union of Chorlton, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 3 miles east by south of Manchester, comprising the townships of Beswick, Bradford, and Openshawp. The church, dedicated to St. Barnabas, was erected in 1839. The '''Wesleyans''' and the '''New Connexion of Methodists''' have places of worship.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51193#s21 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 476-479. Adapted. Date accessed: 22 October 2013.</ref>
  
Its name derives from the Old English Opinschawe, which means an open wood or coppice. Since 1890 it has been incorporated into the City of Manchester. <br>St Barnabas church South Street, Openshaw was replaced by the smaller current church in the late 1960's.<br>
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=== Resources  ===
  
"OPENSHAW, '''an ecclesiastical district with a chapel''', '''''in the parish of Manchester''''', union of Chorlton, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 3 miles east by south&nbsp;of&nbsp;Manchester, comprising the townships of Beswick, Bradford, and Openshawp. The church, dedicated to St. Barnabas, was erected in 1839. The Wesleyans and the New Connexion of Methodists have places of worship."<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 476-479.&amp;nbsp;Adapted. Date accessed: 20 July 2010.</ref>
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==== Civil Registration  ====
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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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
== Resources  ==
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
  
==== Civil Registration ====
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==== Church Records ====
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'''Online Records'''&nbsp;
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*'''1538 - 1910''' {{RecordSearch|1465701|England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1603 - 1910''' {{RecordSearch|1788853|England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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A few online transcriptions for Openshaw St Barnabas (1839) and St Clements (1880) Chapelries exist, as well as those for the ancient parish of Manchester Our Lady, St George, and St Denys--to which these were attached. Links to online baptisms, marriages and burial registers are displayed below and located at the web sites indicated; note the&nbsp;ranges of years''':'''&nbsp;<br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS ='''[http://familysearch.org FamilySearch.org]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LOPC''' =&nbsp;[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/indexp.html Lancashire Online Parish&nbsp;Clerk]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP'''&nbsp;= &nbsp;[http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records FMP = findmypast]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LBMD''' =&nbsp;[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk Lancashire BMD]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''AC '''= [http://search.ancestry.co.uk Ancestry.co.uk]
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{| width="100%" border="1" align="center" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="8" | '''OPENSHAW&nbsp;ST&nbsp;BARNABAS&nbsp;Chapelry (1839) Indexes&nbsp;-''' see also Newton Heath All Saints
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | '''[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/marrind.cgi?county=lancashire 1841-1957]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | None
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="8" | '''OPENSHAW&nbsp;ST&nbsp;CLEMENT&nbsp;Chapelry (1880) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1880-1910]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1881-1912]'''
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'''MANCHESTER&nbsp;CATHEDRAL -&nbsp;OUR&nbsp;LADY, ST&nbsp;GEORGE&nbsp;AND&nbsp;ST DENYS&nbsp;(1573) Indexes&nbsp;'''<br>
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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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1573-1872]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1573-1889]'''&nbsp;
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Manchester/Manchester/cathedral/index.html 1573-1616;1777-1837]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Manchester/Manchester/cathedral/index.html 1573-1616;1782-1836 - part. yrs]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Manchester/Manchester/cathedral/index.html 1573-1616;1792-1836]&nbsp;- '''part. yrs
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | '''[http://lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi?county=lancashire 1837-1881]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | '''[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/marrind.cgi?county=lancashire 1837-1946]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://lancashirebmd.org.uk/deaths.php 1837-1881]'''&nbsp;
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''AC'''&nbsp;
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | '''[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 1573-1616]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | '''[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5895 1573-1616]'''
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>
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To view a full list of all the (150-plus)&nbsp;chapelries and district churches comprising the ancient parish of Manchester and, their respective links to online transcriptions of their baptisms, marriages and burials, be sure to visit the [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Manchester_Our_Lady,_St_George_and_St_Denys,_Lancashire '''MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL) OUR LADY, ST GEORGE &amp; ST DENYS'''] page.
  
==== Church records  ====
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'''Original Records'''
  
Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
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Original Parish (chapelry) registers are housed at the Manchester Central Library in Manchester.
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
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{{British Census|438736}}  
 
{{British Census|438736}}  
  
http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census<br>
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
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[[Chorlton Poor Law Union,Lancashire]]  
 
[[Chorlton Poor Law Union,Lancashire]]  
  
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==== Probate records<br> ====
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==== Probate records<br> ====
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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<br> ==
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== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
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{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
 
{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}  
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
  
{{Reflist}}
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{{Reflist}} {{Lancashire}}  
  
[[Category:Lancashire]]
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[[Category:Lancashire Parishes]]

Latest revision as of 22:12, 8 April 2019

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Guide to Openshaw, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Openshaw, Lancashire
Openshaw St Barnabas contributor Bill Boaden.jpg
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Salford
County Lancashire
Poor Law Union Chorlton
Registration District Chorlton
Records begin
Parish registers: None
Bishop's Transcripts: 1839
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ashton Under Lyne
Diocese Manchester
Province York
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lancashire Record Office

Chapel History[edit | edit source]

OPENSHAW (St Barnabas), an ecclesiastical district with a chapel, in the parish of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, union of Chorlton, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 3 miles east by south of Manchester, comprising the townships of Beswick, Bradford, and Openshawp. The church, dedicated to St. Barnabas, was erected in 1839. The Wesleyans and the New Connexion of Methodists have places of worship.[1]

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 Records 


A few online transcriptions for Openshaw St Barnabas (1839) and St Clements (1880) Chapelries exist, as well as those for the ancient parish of Manchester Our Lady, St George, and St Denys--to which these were attached. Links to online baptisms, marriages and burial registers are displayed below and located at the web sites indicated; note the ranges of years: 

FS =FamilySearch.org
LOPCLancashire Online Parish Clerk
FMP =  FMP = findmypast
LBMDLancashire BMD
AC = Ancestry.co.uk

 

OPENSHAW ST BARNABAS Chapelry (1839) Indexes - see also Newton Heath All Saints
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None None  None
LBMD None 1841-1957 None
OPENSHAW ST CLEMENT Chapelry (1880) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1880-1910 1881-1912 None
LOPC None None None

MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL - OUR LADY, ST GEORGE AND ST DENYS (1573) Indexes 

 

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 all the (150-plus) chapelries and district churches comprising the ancient parish of Manchester and, their respective links to online transcriptions of their baptisms, marriages and burials, be sure to visit the MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL) OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.

Original Records

Original Parish (chapelry) registers are housed at the Manchester Central Library in Manchester.

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]

Chorlton Poor Law Union,Lancashire


Probate records
[edit | edit source]

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
[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 476-479. Adapted. Date accessed: 22 October 2013.