Droylsden, Lancashire Genealogy
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== Chapelry History ==
== Chapelry History ==
DROYLSDEN, a township and '''ecclesiastical parish''',in the parish of [[Manchester St Mary, Dennis & George (Cathedral), Lancashire|Manchester]], union of Ashton-
DROYLSDEN, a township and '''ecclesiastical parish''',in the parish of [[Manchester St Mary, Dennis & George (Cathedral), Lancashire|Manchester]], union of Ashton-, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles (E.) from Manchester, on the road to Ashton-under-Lyne. There are places of worship for '''Primitive Methodists''' an '''Wesleyans'''; and at Fairfield is a '''Moravian''' establishment, founded in 1784. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50928#s16 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 91-96. Date accessed: 06 August 2013.</ref>
== Resources ==
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Revision as of 21:42, 20 September 2013
Guide to Droylsden, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
DROYLSDEN, a township and ecclesiastical parish,in the parish of Manchester, union of Ashton-under-Lyne, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 4 miles (E.) from Manchester, on the road to Ashton-under-Lyne. There are places of worship for Primitive Methodists an Wesleyans; and at Fairfield is a Moravian establishment, founded in 1784. 
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.
Some online transcriptions exist for Droylsden St Mary Chapelry as well as for the ancient parish of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys Cathedral.
To access these online transcriptions of baptisms, marriages and burials you can view them at the web sites indicated below at no cost; note the range of years:
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|FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)|
|FREG = FreeReg|
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|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|DROYLSDEN ST MARY Chapelry (1848) Indexes|
MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL - OUR LADY, ST GEORGE AND ST DENYS (1573) Indexes
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To view a full list of (over 150) chapelries and district churches comprising the ancient parish of Manchester (Cathedral), and to see a list of links to each one, visit the MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL) OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.
Original parish (chapelry) registers are housed at the Manchester Central Library archives.
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. The first film number is 438733.
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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- ↑ Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 91-96. Date accessed: 06 August 2013.
- ↑ J.P. Earwaker, Three Lancashire Subsidy Rolls, viz., for the Hundred of Salford, 1541, the Hundred of Salford, 1622 and the Hundred of Leyland, 1628, Together with a Recusant Roll for the Hundred of Leyland, in 1628 (London: Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 1885). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.