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== Chapel History  ==
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Guide to '''Manchester St Mary, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
St. Mary's, [Manchester] in Dean's-gate and [near] the river Irwell, erected by the Warden and Fellows of the College, by act of parliament, in 1756, is a handsome edifice of the Doric order, with a tower and spire 186 feet in height. The interior, though dark, from the massive proportions of the pillars supporting the galleries, is very elegant: the altar is embellished with a well-executed painting of the Ascension, after Raphael, by Williams, and the window is enriched with stained glass, beneath which are the heads of St. Peter and St. Paul. The living is a rectory not in charge; net income, £166; patrons, the Dean and Chapter.
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== Chapel History  ==
  
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. Mary's) '''chapel''', in Dean's-gate and near the river Irwell, erected by the Warden and Fellows of the College, by act of parliament, in 1756, is a handsome edifice of the Doric order, with a tower and spire 186 feet in height. This chapel of ease was one of very few in Greater Manchester that was allowed to perform marriages. By 1806, sanction had been given for marriages, which is reflected in the fact that this chapel's marriage registers commence from 1806 onward.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' (1848), pp. 221-247. Adapted. Date accessed: 19 July 2010.</ref>
  
 
== 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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The chapel of&nbsp; St Mary's Manchester&nbsp;has online transcriptions covering many of its marriage, burial and baptism registers, as well as for the ancient parish (the Cathedral) of Our Lady, St George and St Denys. The available years you can search online are displayed below and located at the web sites indicated; note the&nbsp;ranges of years''':'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="8" | '''&nbsp;MANCHESTER&nbsp;ST&nbsp;MARY&nbsp;Chapelry (1756) Indexes'''
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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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To view a full list of all of Manchester City's numerous (over 150) chapelries and district churches, see the ancient parish (the Cathedral) of '''[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Manchester_Our_Lady,_St_George_and_St_Denys,_Lancashire MANCHESTER&nbsp;OUR LADY, ST&nbsp;GEORGE, &amp; ST DENYS]''' page.
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'''Original Records'''
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The original parish registers for St Mary Manchester are housed at the Manchester Central Library Archives. FamilySearch has microfilmed and imaged these registers and they are available online at [http://familysearch.org FamilySearch.org.]
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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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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[[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}}
  
 
[[Category:Lancashire]]
 
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Guide to Manchester St Mary, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Contents

Chapel History

Manchester (St. Mary's) chapel, in Dean's-gate and near the river Irwell, erected by the Warden and Fellows of the College, by act of parliament, in 1756, is a handsome edifice of the Doric order, with a tower and spire 186 feet in height. This chapel of ease was one of very few in Greater Manchester that was allowed to perform marriages. By 1806, sanction had been given for marriages, which is reflected in the fact that this chapel's marriage registers commence from 1806 onward.[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 

The chapel of  St Mary's Manchester has online transcriptions covering many of its marriage, burial and baptism registers, as well as for the ancient parish (the Cathedral) of Our Lady, St George and St Denys. The available years you can search online are displayed below and 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 MARY Chapelry (1756) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1756-1888 1806-1930 1813-1910
LOPC 1756-1888 1806-1837; 1885-1888 1756-1871
LBMD 1837-1881  1837-1988 1837-1881 
AC 1756-1888 1756-1888 1756-1888

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 and district churches, see the ancient parish (the Cathedral) of MANCHESTER OUR LADY, ST GEORGE, & ST DENYS page.

Original Records

The original parish registers for St Mary Manchester are housed at the Manchester Central Library Archives. FamilySearch has microfilmed and imaged these registers and they are available online at 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

References

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