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St. James', created by 1784, erected in 1787, and consecrated in 1788; it is a spacious brick edifice, with a small stone spire.
It lay within the civil parish boundaries of Our Lady St Mary (The Cathedral Church), Manchester.
Manchester St James was created a chapel of ease in by 1787 from, and lying within the boundaries of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire Ancient Parish; located on George Street.
The Church closed in 1928.
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
There are online transcriptions for St James Manchester Chapelry as well as for the ancient parish (Cathedral) of Our Lady, St George and St Denys baptism, marriage and burial registers all displayed below, located at the web sites indicated; note the ranges of years:
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)|
|FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)|
|FREG = FreeReg|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|GENGLD = Genogold|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|MANCHESTER ST JAMES GEORGE ST Chapelry (1784) Indexes|
|FS||1781-1910||1838-1928 - part.||1787-1910|
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 of Manchester City's numerous (over 150) chapelries, see the ancient parish (Cathedral) of MANCHESTER OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.
Parish registers for St. James' Church, George Street, Manchester, 1784-1928 Microfilm copy of originals at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, England and formerly held at Central Library Manchester
| Baptisms, 1784-1928. Marriages, 1838-1928. Burials, 1786-1854. Pew rents, 1875-1882.
|| FHL BRITISH Film |
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438721. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
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.
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