Salford St John the Evangelist
St John the Evangelist Chapelry, Salford, or, Higher Broughton was originally built by the year 1837. It was one of 12 chapelries under the jurisdiction of the parochial chapelry of Sacred Trinity, Salford (by 1885). This and all of its sister chapelries comprised the whole of Salford Township and some outside areas all of which stood within the boundary of Manchester ancient parish (the Cathedral, Our Lady, St George and St Denys). 
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
Online transcriptions exist for Salford St Clement Chapelry and its eleven sister chapelries in this very large suburb in Manchester ancient parish (the Cathedral). Displayed below are the links to the available ranges of years for which online data (transcriptions) are located:
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|LBMD = Lancashire BMD|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|SALFORD ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST Chapelry (1838) Indexes|
|LBMD||1838-1900||1838-1940 - part.||None|
|SALFORD ST CLEMENTS Chapelry (1881) Indexes see Ordsall|
|SALFORD CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1831) Indexes|
|SALFORD ST BARTHOLOMEW Chapelry (1842) Indexes|
|FS||1842-1897||1842-1930 - part.||None|
|SALFORD ST GEORGE CHARLESTOWN Chapelry (1854) Indexes|
|SALFORD ST LUKE (WEASTE) Chapelry (1866) Indexes; see also Eccles Parish|
|FS||1865-1936 - part.||1866-1933 - part.||None extant til 1951|
|LBMD||1866-1900 - part.||1866-1940||None|
|SALFORD ST MATTHIAS Chapelry (1842) Indexes|
|SALFORD ST PHILIP Chapelry (1826) Indexes|
|FS||1826-1914||1838-1935 - part.||1833-1840|
|FREG||1826-1864 - part.||1865-1891 - part.||1834-1888|
|SALFORD SACRED TRINITY Chapelry (1636) Indexes|
|FS||1636-1685; 1708-1738; 1741-1864||1709-1882||1709-1854|
|SALFORD STOWELL MEMORIAL Chapelry (1869) Indexes|
|FS||1869-1921 - part.||1869-1940 - part.||1949-1968 - part.|
|SALFORD ST SIMON Chapelry (1846) Indexes|
|SALFORD ST STEPHEN Chapelry (1794) Indexes|
|FS||1794-1931 - part.||1838-1957 - part.||1805-1865 (part.)|
MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL - OUR LADY, ST GEORGE AND ST DENYS (1573) Indexes
|LOPC||1573-1616;1777-1837||1573-1616;1782-1836 - part. yrs||1573-1616;1792-1836 - part. yrs|
To view a full list of all (150-plus) chapelries, ecclesiastical parishes and district chapels in the ancient parish of Manchester, and their links to online data for their baptism, marriage and burial registers, visit the MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL), OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.
Original parish and chapel registers are held at the Manchester Record Office, William Brown Street, Manchester L3 8EW, United Kingdom.
The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)
Parish (chapelry) registers for St John the Evangelist Chapelry, Salford, 1838-1969 on film of original records formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.
Manchester Archives Central Library call numbers are as follows:
Baptisms-1877-1895- MFPR 364
Baptisms-1895-1926- MFPR 352
Baptisms-1926-1969- MFPR 367
Funerals-1963-1995- Archives L133
Marriages-1879-1891- MFPR 353
Marriages-1891-1915- MFPR 365
Marriages-1915-1965- MFPR 366
Marriages-1965-1979- Archives L133
FamilySearch has also microfilmed these parish (chapelry) registers from 1877-1951, and some have been transcribed (see above) and published online.
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
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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- A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 221-247. Adapted. Date accessed: 21 July 2010.