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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, one third free. An ecclesiastical parish has been assigned to it...

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.

Manchester St Barnabas South Street Openshaw is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1841 from Manchester St George Ecclesiastical Parish.

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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

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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.

Census records

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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.

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