Beswick, Lancashire

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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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| Marriages, Jan. 1890-July 1935. <br>
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Revision as of 09:16, 11 October 2010

England Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Parishes

Contents

Chapelry 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.

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.

Beswick is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.

Resources

Civil Registration

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.

Church 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

Parish registers for St. Mary's Church, Beswick, 1878-1966 Microfilm of original records formerly held in the Manchester Central Library, Manchester.
The church is also known as "Bishop Lee Memorial Church".
Manchester Central Library call nos.: M 280/1/1/1-2. M 280/1/2/1-7.

Content
Film
Inventory of church records. Baptisms, 1878-1944. Marriages, 1879-Jan. 1890.
FHL BRITISH Film
2148031
Marriages, Jan. 1890-July 1935.
FHL BRITISH Film
2148032
Marriages, July 1935-1966.
FHL BRITISH Film
2148033


Census records

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.

http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

Poor Law Unions

Manchester Poor Law Union


Probate records

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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Web sites

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