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Chapelry History

St. Barnabas' church, Rodney-street, Manchester, in the densely-populated district of Islington, another of ... ten [district Manchester] churches, was commenced in March 1842, and consecrated in November 1844; it contains 1100 sittings. An ecclesiastical parish has been assigned to it..[1].

Manchester St Barnabas South Street Openshaw was created a district church in 1841 from, and lying within the boundaries of Manchester Our Lady, St Denys and St George ancient parish.


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

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. Barnabas' Church, Manchester, 1867-1957 Microfilm copy of original registers filmed at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England and formerly held at Manchester Central Library.
Manchester Archives Central Library call nos.: M365/1/1/3-4, M365/2/2, 4-6.

Baptisms, 1870-1925. Marriages, 1867-1884, 1907-May 1934.
2357639 Items 2 - 6
Marriages, May 1934-1957.
2357640 Item 1

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. 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.

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Web sites


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


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