Beswick, Lancashire

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== Chapelry History  ==
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Guide to '''Beswick, Lancashire''' family history and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
BESWICK, an extra-parochial district, in the hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 1½ mile (E.) from Manchester; containing 345 inhabitants. This place, which comprises 95 acres, and which at the beginning of the present century had only one solitary house, is indebted for its present extent and increase in population, to its contiguity to the town of Manchester.
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== Parish History  ==
  
From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 223-228. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50795 Date accessed: 25 June 2010.
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BESWICK, an '''extra-parochial district''', in the hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 1½ mile (E.) from Manchester. This place, which comprises 95 acres, and which at the beginning of the nineteenth century had only one solitary house, is indebted for its present extent and increase in population, to its contiguity to the town of Manchester.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50795#s10 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848).  Date accessed: 29 August 2013.</ref>  
 
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Beswick is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information. <br><br>
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Civil Registration  ====
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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].
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==== Church records  ====
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==== Census records  ====
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=== Church Records  ===
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
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=== Census Records  ===
  
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.
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== Poor Law Unions  ==
  
== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
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== Probate  ==
  
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== Maps and Gazetteers ==
  
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
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== Websites  ==
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Guide to Beswick, Lancashire family history and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Contents

Parish History

BESWICK, an extra-parochial district, in the hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 1½ mile (E.) from Manchester. This place, which comprises 95 acres, and which at the beginning of the nineteenth century had only one solitary house, is indebted for its present extent and increase in population, to its contiguity to the town of Manchester.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

Church Records

Census Records

Poor Law Unions

Probate

Maps and Gazetteers

Websites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848). Date accessed: 29 August 2013.