Manchester St Michael, Lancashire
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Manchester St Michael was created a chapel of ease by 1789 from and lying within the boundaries of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire Ancient Parish; located on Angel Street.
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
There are online transcriptions for St Michael Manchcester Chapelry and as well as for its mother (ancient) parish (Cathedral) of Our Lady, St George and St Denys. Displayed below are links to the chapelry's (and the Cathedral) online transcriptions located at the web sites indicated; note the ranges of years:
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|FMP = FMP = FindMyPast|
|LBMD = Lancashire BMD|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|MANCHESTER ST MICHAEL ALL ANGEL MEADOW Chapelry (1794) Indexes|
MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL - OUR LADY, ST GEORGE AND ST DENYS (1573) Indexes
|LOPC||1573-1616;1777-1837||1573-1616;1782-1836 - part. yrs||1573-1616;1792-1836 - part. yrs|
To view a full list of list of all of Manchester City's numerous chapelries and district churches (over 150), see the ancient parish of MANCHESTER, OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.
St Michael Manchester Chapelry registers of baptisms, marriages and burials have been microfilmed and imaged by FamilySearch. Most of the data is now available online at its website. The original parish (chapelry) registers are housed at the Manchester Central Library Archives.
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438721. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
Poor Law Unions
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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