Manchester St Matthias, Lancashire

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== Parish History  ==
 
  
St. Matthias, [Manchester] was erected by the year 1847 and was one of ten district chapels built in the 1840's to help ease the large population growth in Greater Manchester (The Cathedral), in which civil parish it lay.
 
  
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.
 
 
== 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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
 
 
==== 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
 
 
==== Census records  ====
 
 
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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.
 
 
== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
 
 
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
 
== Web sites  ==
 
 
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