Manchester St John, Lancashire

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[[Image:Manchester_St_John_Byrom_Street_contributor_David_Dixon.jpg|thumb|right|Manchester St John contributor David Dixon]]
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Guide to '''Manchester St John, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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[[Image:Manchester St John Byrom Street contributor David Dixon.jpg|thumb|right|Manchester St John Byrom Street contributor David Dixon.jpg]]  
  
 
== Chapel History  ==
 
== Chapel History  ==
  
St. John's, in Byrom-street, was built by Edward Byrom, Esq., under the authority of an act of parliament, in 1769, and is a handsome structure in the later English style, with a tower: the interior is remarkably neat, and finely ornamented; some of the windows are embellished with beautiful stained glass...  
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St John's Byrom Street Manchester was created a '''chapel of ease''' by 1769 from, and lying within the boundaries of [[Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish; located on Deansgate. The church was built by Edward Byrom following an Act of Parliament in 1768. St John's parish was united with [[Manchester St Matthew, Campfield, Lancashire]] in 1928 when St Mathews became the parish church, but the St John's parsonage served as the home for the clergy. St John's church was demolished in 1931. This new parish was united with [[Manchester St Ann, Lancashire]] in 1943. The marriages registers, commencing in 1813, continue through the remaining portion of the Lord Hardwick Act era--one of the few churches in the Greater Manchester area, allowed to marry couples within its walls during this period.<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 John's Byrom Street Manchester was an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1839 from&nbsp;[[Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire]] Ancient Parish; located on Deansgate. <br>  
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the church was built by Edward Byrom following an Act of Parliament in 1768. St John's parish was united with&nbsp;[[Manchester St Matthew, Campfield, Lancashire]] in 1928 when St Mathews became the parish church, but the St John's parsonage served as the home for the clergy. St John's church was demolished in 1931. This new parish was united with&nbsp; [[Manchester St Ann, Lancashire]] in 1943.<br><br>
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<br> www.images.manchester.gov.uk/libraries for images of the church Manchester Libraries Image Collection<br>  
 
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St. John's Gardens is on the site of one of Manchester's lost churches. Built in 1768/9, St. John's Church was built for Edward Byrom, a local landowner and businessman. It was demolished in 1931.<br>The gardens which are situated close to Deansgate, between Byrom Street and Lower Byrom Street, consist of amenity grassland laid out in formal lawns, flower and herbaceous bedding areas with ornamental planting, access routes, seating and an amenity hut. City workers, tourists and city centre residents predominantly use this green space as a relaxation garden.<br>A monument to the church and the 22,000 people buried in its grounds stands in the middle of the Gardens where the original entrance of St. John's Church lay. One of the panels within the monument stands in memory of William Marsden who was instrumental in obtained the Saturday half day holiday for Manchester in 1843. <br>
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www.images.manchester.gov.uk/libraries for images of the church Manchester Libraries Image Collection<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;
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St John's Deangate chapel in Manchester City&nbsp;has much online data transcriptions for many years as well does the Manchester Cathedral--the ancient parish of Our Lady, St George and St Denys. These baptism, marriage and burial registers are displayed below, located at the web sites indicated; note the&nbsp;ranges of years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LBMD''' = [http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk LancashireBMD.org.uk]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''LOPC''' = [http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/indexp.html Lancashire Online Parish Clerk]
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="8" | '''MANCHESTER&nbsp;ST&nbsp;JOHN&nbsp;DEANSGATE&nbsp;Chapelry (1686) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1804-1928]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | '''[http://familysearch.org 1769-1900]&nbsp;- part.'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LBMD'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi?county=lancashire 1837-1881]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/marrind.cgi?county=lancashire 1838-1928]'''
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| bgcolor="#ffccff" | '''[http://lancashirebmd.org.uk/deaths.php 1837-1881]'''
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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="#00ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''LOPC'''
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Manchester/Manchester/cathedral/index.html 1573-1616;1777-1837]'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | '''[http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Manchester/Manchester/cathedral/index.html 1573-1616;1782-1836 - part. yrs]'''
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To view a full list of all&nbsp;Manchester City's chapelries and district churches, see the of the ancient parish (the Cathedral) of '''[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]''' page.
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'''Original Records'''
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The original parish registers are located at the Manchester Central Archives and they have been [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F955401 microfilmed and/or imaged ]by FamilySearch.org
  
 
==== 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  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
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Gerald Lodge's excellent website http://www.manchester-family-history-research.co.uk/new_page_11.htm contains an image of the church. <br>
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Gerald Lodge's excellent website http://www.manchester-family-history-research.co.uk/new_page_11.htm contains an image of the church. <br>  
  
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== References  ==
  
 
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Guide to Manchester St John, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Manchester St John Byrom Street contributor David Dixon.jpg

Contents

Chapel History

St John's Byrom Street Manchester was created a chapel of ease by 1769 from, and lying within the boundaries of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire Ancient Parish; located on Deansgate. The church was built by Edward Byrom following an Act of Parliament in 1768. St John's parish was united with Manchester St Matthew, Campfield, Lancashire in 1928 when St Mathews became the parish church, but the St John's parsonage served as the home for the clergy. St John's church was demolished in 1931. This new parish was united with Manchester St Ann, Lancashire in 1943. The marriages registers, commencing in 1813, continue through the remaining portion of the Lord Hardwick Act era--one of the few churches in the Greater Manchester area, allowed to marry couples within its walls during this period.[1]


www.images.manchester.gov.uk/libraries for images of the church Manchester Libraries Image Collection

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 

St John's Deangate chapel in Manchester City has much online data transcriptions for many years as well does the Manchester Cathedral--the ancient parish of Our Lady, St George and St Denys. These baptism, marriage and burial registers are displayed below, located at the web sites indicated; note the ranges of years:

AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)
FS = FamilySearch.org
LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk
LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
MANCHESTER ST JOHN DEANSGATE Chapelry (1686) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1686-1718; 1769-1855;1874-1879 1804-1928 1769-1900 - part.
LOPC None None None
LBMD 1837-1881 1838-1928 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 Manchester City's chapelries and district churches, see the of the ancient parish (the Cathedral) of MANCHESTER OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.

Original Records

The original parish registers are located at the Manchester Central Archives and they have been microfilmed and/or imaged by FamilySearch.org

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

Gerald Lodge's excellent website http://www.manchester-family-history-research.co.uk/new_page_11.htm contains an image of the church.

References

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