Manchester St James, Lancashire

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Guide to '''Manchester St James, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
== Chapel History  ==
 
== Chapel History  ==
  
St. James', erected in 1787, and consecrated in 1788; it is a spacious brick edifice, with a small stone spire.  
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Manchester (St James) was created a chapel of ease in by 1787 from, and lying within the boundaries of [[Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish; located on George Street. It is a spacious brick edifice, with a small stone spire. The Church closed in 1928.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 221-247. Adapted. Date accessed: 19 July 2010.</ref>  
 
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It lay within the civil parish boundaries of Our Lady St Mary (The Cathedral Church), Manchester.  
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Adapted 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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Manchester St James is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1809 from&nbsp;[[Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish; located on George Street.
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The Church closed in 1928.<br><br>
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire_BMD]]<br>
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Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths [[Lancashire BMD]]<br>  
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== 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
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'''Online Records'''&nbsp;
  
Parish registers for St. James' Church, George Street, Manchester, 1784-1928 Microfilm copy of originals at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, England and formerly held at Central Library Manchester<br>
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There are&nbsp;online transcriptions for St James&nbsp;Manchester Chapelry&nbsp;as well as for&nbsp;the ancient parish (Cathedral) of Our Lady, St George and St Denys&nbsp;baptism, marriage and burial registers all&nbsp;displayed&nbsp;below, located at the web sites indicated; note the&nbsp;ranges of years''':'''
  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="8" | '''MANCHESTER&nbsp;ST&nbsp;JAMES&nbsp;GEORGE&nbsp;ST&nbsp;Chapelry (1784) Indexes'''
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To view a full list of all of Manchester City's numerous (over 150) chapelries, see the ancient parish (Cathedral) of [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Manchester_Our_Lady,_St_George_and_St_Denys,_Lancashire MANCHESTER&nbsp;OUR&nbsp;LADY,&nbsp;ST GEORGE&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;ST&nbsp;DENYS] page.
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<br> '''Original Records'''
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Parish registers for St. James' Church, George Street, Manchester, 1784-1928 Microfilm copy of originals at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, England and formerly held at Central Library Manchester<br>
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| Baptisms, 1784-1928. Marriages, 1838-1928. Burials, 1786-1854. Pew rents, 1875-1882. <br>
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| Baptisms, 1784-1928. Marriages, 1838-1928. Burials, 1786-1854. Pew rents, 1875-1882. <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  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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[[Manchester Poor Law Union]]  
 
[[Manchester Poor Law Union]]  
  
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==== Probate records<br> ====
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==== Probate records<br> ====
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Lancashire Probate Records|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<br> ==
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== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
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== References  ==
  
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{{Reflist}} {{Lancashire}}
  
 
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Guide to Manchester St James, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Contents

Chapel History

Manchester (St James) was created a chapel of ease in by 1787 from, and lying within the boundaries of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire Ancient Parish; located on George Street. It is a spacious brick edifice, with a small stone spire. The Church closed in 1928.[1]

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 St James Manchester Chapelry as well as for the ancient parish (Cathedral) of Our Lady, St George and St Denys baptism, marriage and burial registers all displayed below, located at the web sites indicated; note the ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)
FREG = FreeReg
FS = FamilySearch.org
GENGLD = Genogold
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
MANCHESTER ST JAMES GEORGE ST Chapelry (1784) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1781-1910 1838-1928 - part. 1787-1910
LOPC None None None
AC 1788-1837 1788-1837 1788-1837
GENGLD 1788-1837 None 1788-1837
LBMD 1837-1881 1838-1914 1837-1881

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

To view a full list of all of Manchester City's numerous (over 150) chapelries, see the ancient parish (Cathedral) of MANCHESTER OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.


Original Records

Parish registers for St. James' Church, George Street, Manchester, 1784-1928 Microfilm copy of originals at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, England and formerly held at Central Library Manchester

Content
Film
Baptisms, 1784-1928. Marriages, 1838-1928. Burials, 1786-1854. Pew rents, 1875-1882.
FHL BRITISH Film
2113143


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

References

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