Beswick, Lancashire

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[[Image:Ls_lowry_signed_stmarys_beswick.jpg|thumb|right|Beswick St Mary by L.S.Lowry ]]
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Guide to '''Beswick, Lancashire''' family history and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
== Chapelry History  ==
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== Parish History  ==
  
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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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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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 is an extra-parochial place prior to the foundation of Beswick St Mary ( The Bishop Lee Memorial Church). Search surrounding parishes for records and information.
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Beswick St Mary was established as an ecclesiatical parish in 1878 and the living was in part linked to the Bishop of Manchester.<br><br>  
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==== 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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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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Parish registers for St. Mary's Church, Beswick, 1878-1966 Microfilm of original records formerly held in the Manchester Central Library, Manchester.<br>The church is also known as "Bishop Lee Memorial Church".<br>Manchester Central Library call nos.: M 280/1/1/1-2. M 280/1/2/1-7.<br>
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| Inventory of church records. Baptisms, 1878-1944. Marriages, 1879-Jan. 1890. <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>2148031 <br>
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| Marriages, Jan. 1890-July 1935. <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>2148032 <br>
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| Marriages, July 1935-1966. <br>
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| FHL BRITISH Film <br>2148033 <br>
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==== Census records  ====
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Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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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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[[Manchester Poor Law Union]]
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==== Probate records<br> ====
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=== Church 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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=== Census Records ===
  
== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
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== Poor Law Unions ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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== Probate  ==
  
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
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== References  ==
  
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=41422 British History Online Beswick<br>
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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.