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Guide to '''Manchester St Ann, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
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== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
St. Ann's church, on the south side of St. Ann's square, founded in 1709, under the auspices of Lady Ann Bland, is a spacious structure in the Grecian style, and of a mixed order, with a tower formerly surmounted by a spire, which has been taken down; the interior is appropriately decorated. The living is a rectory not in charge; patron, the Bishop of Chester. Manchester St Ann was created as a chapel of ease from, and lying within the boundaries of [[Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish.
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St. Ann's church, on the south side of St. Ann's square, founded in 1709, under the auspices of Lady Ann Bland as a '''chapel of ease''' from, and lying within the boundaries of [[Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish., is a spacious structure in the Grecian style, and of a mixed order, with a tower formerly surmounted by a spire, which has been taken down; the interior is appropriately decorated.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 221-247. Adapted. Date accessed: 19 July 2010.</ref>  
 
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From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 221-247. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51130 Date accessed: 19 July 2010.
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St Ann's was built in Acres Field. Construction began in 1709 and the church was consecrated in 1712. It was a Low Church as opposed to the High Church Collegiate Church. Its congregation tended towards the Whigs. A district was not assigned to St Ann's until September 1838. St Ann's church steeple was badly damaged by an earthquake in 1777 and was removed shortly after.<br>  
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It is noteworthy that the Dean and Fellows of the Collegiate church required payment for any marriage <br>conducted at St Ann's, Early baptisms and burials i.e. up to 1736 were recorded in the Collegiate Church registers. The same applied to marriages before May 1838.(see web site link below for Henry Mantell's background history of the Collegiate Church)<br>  
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It is noteworthy that the Dean and Fellows of the Collegiate church required payment for any marriage conducted at St Ann's, Early baptisms and burials i.e. up to 1736 were recorded in the Collegiate Church registers. The same applied to marriages before May 1838.(see web site link below for Henry Mantell's background history of the Collegiate Church)<br>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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'''Online records'''
  
Parish registers for St. Ann's Church, Manchester, 1736-1856 Microfilm of original manuscripts formerly held at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, England.<br>Manchester Archives Central Library call no.: M 403/1/1/1.<br>
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There are&nbsp;online transcriptions for both Ancoats All Souls (beginning in 1850) &nbsp;and prior to that, it's parent church from which&nbsp;it was created--St Ann's Manchester, as well as for most&nbsp;of the Manchester City ecclesiastical parishes--including the ancient parish (Cathedral) of Our Lady, St George and St Denys, and&nbsp;for the&nbsp;baptism, marriage and burial registers of many&nbsp;of its numerous&nbsp;chapelries lying within its boundaries. Displayed&nbsp;below are those records from specifically&nbsp;All Souls, St Ann's chapelry and for&nbsp;the Cathedral,&nbsp;located at the web sites indicated below; note also the&nbsp;ranges of years:  
  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="8" | '''MANCHESTER&nbsp;ST ANN Chapelry (1736) Indexes''' - (see All Souls Ancoats for post-1850 data)
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="8" | '''ANCOATS&nbsp;ALL&nbsp;SOULS&nbsp;Chapelry (1840) Indexes''' (see also St Ann Manchester pre-1850)
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Here are the online transcriptions for the ancient parish for Manchester St Mary (Our Lady), St George and Denys (The Cathedral):
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'''MANCHESTER&nbsp;CATHEDRAL -&nbsp;OUR&nbsp;LADY, ST&nbsp;GEORGE&nbsp;AND&nbsp;ST DENYS&nbsp;(1573) Indexes&nbsp;'''<br>
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1573-1872]'''
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If you did not find your ancestor in any of the above three church registers, then see '''[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Manchester_Our_Lady,_St_George_and_St_Denys,_Lancashire MANCHESTER&nbsp;OUR&nbsp;LADY, ST&nbsp;GEORGE, &amp;&nbsp;ST&nbsp;DENYS]'''&nbsp;(The Cathedral) for a full list of all chapelries and churches you can search online, and which comprise this vast parish boundary.<br>
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<br> '''Original Records'''
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FamilySearch has microfilmed the original Parish registers for St. Ann's Church, Manchester, 1736-1856, copies of original manuscripts formerly held at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, England.<br>Manchester Archives Central Library call no.: M 403/1/1/1.<br>
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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{{British Census|438721}}
  
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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== Web sites  ==
 
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{{expand section|any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.}}
  
 
Henry Mantell's article http://www.aidan.co.uk/article_manchester_cathedral.htm for background to the Dean and Fellows of Manchester Collegiate Church and the reason for St Ann's marriages being recorded there. <br>  
 
Henry Mantell's article http://www.aidan.co.uk/article_manchester_cathedral.htm for background to the Dean and Fellows of Manchester Collegiate Church and the reason for St Ann's marriages being recorded there. <br>  
  
'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''  
  
[[England,_Manchester_Central_Library_(Lancashire,_Cheshire,_and_Yorkshire)_Church_of_England_Parish_Registers_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|England, Manchester Central Library (Lancaster, Cheshire, Yorkshire) Church of England Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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[[England, Manchester Central Library (Lancashire, Cheshire, and Yorkshire) Church of England Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)|England, Lancaster, Cheshire, Yorkshire Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
  
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== References  ==
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{{reflist}} {{Lancashire}}
  
 
[[Category:Lancashire]]
 
[[Category:Lancashire]]

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Guide to Manchester St Ann, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Contents

Chapelry History

St. Ann's church, on the south side of St. Ann's square, founded in 1709, under the auspices of Lady Ann Bland as a chapel of ease from, and lying within the boundaries of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire Ancient Parish., is a spacious structure in the Grecian style, and of a mixed order, with a tower formerly surmounted by a spire, which has been taken down; the interior is appropriately decorated.[1]

It is noteworthy that the Dean and Fellows of the Collegiate church required payment for any marriage conducted at St Ann's, Early baptisms and burials i.e. up to 1736 were recorded in the Collegiate Church registers. The same applied to marriages before May 1838.(see web site link below for Henry Mantell's background history of the Collegiate Church)

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.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Church records

Online records

There are online transcriptions for both Ancoats All Souls (beginning in 1850)  and prior to that, it's parent church from which it was created--St Ann's Manchester, as well as for most of the Manchester City ecclesiastical parishes--including the ancient parish (Cathedral) of Our Lady, St George and St Denys, and for the baptism, marriage and burial registers of many of its numerous chapelries lying within its boundaries. Displayed below are those records from specifically All Souls, St Ann's chapelry and for the Cathedral, located at the web sites indicated below; note also the ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
MANCHESTER ST ANN Chapelry (1736) Indexes - (see All Souls Ancoats for post-1850 data)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1736-1849 1737-1754  1736-1854 
LOPC 1806-1849 None 1777-1854
FREG  None None 1813-1854
LBMD 1837-1881 1838-1976 1837-1881
ANCOATS ALL SOULS Chapelry (1840) Indexes (see also St Ann Manchester pre-1850)
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1837-1908 1846-1928 None
LOPC 1840-1876  None None
LBMD 1840-1917 1846-1981  1837-1882 

Here are the online transcriptions for the ancient parish for Manchester St Mary (Our Lady), St George and Denys (The Cathedral):

MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL - OUR LADY, ST GEORGE AND ST DENYS (1573) Indexes 

 

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1573-1872 1573-1889  None
LOPC 1573-1616;1777-1837 1573-1616;1782-1836 - part. yrs 1573-1616;1792-1836 - part. yrs
LBMD 1837-1881 1837-1946 1837-1881 
AC  1573-1616 1573-1616 1573-1616

If you did not find your ancestor in any of the above three church registers, then see MANCHESTER OUR LADY, ST GEORGE, & ST DENYS (The Cathedral) for a full list of all chapelries and churches you can search online, and which comprise this vast parish boundary.


Original Records

FamilySearch has microfilmed the original Parish registers for St. Ann's Church, Manchester, 1736-1856, copies of original manuscripts formerly held at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, England.
Manchester Archives Central Library call no.: M 403/1/1/1.

Content
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Baptisms, 1736-1808. Marriages, 1737-1754. Burials, 1737-1777, 1799-1804.
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Burials, 1806-1807. Baptisms, 1808-1848. Burials, 1777-1854.
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Baptisms, 1806-1848; burials 1777-1856 (another filming).
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Baptisms, 1736-1777; marriages, 1737-1754; burials, 1737-1777. Baptisms and burials, 1777-1812. (another filming)
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Census records

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 438721.


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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

Henry Mantell's article http://www.aidan.co.uk/article_manchester_cathedral.htm for background to the Dean and Fellows of Manchester Collegiate Church and the reason for St Ann's marriages being recorded there.

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

England, Lancaster, Cheshire, Yorkshire Parish Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 221-247. Adapted. Date accessed: 19 July 2010.