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Chapelry History

The parish of St Peter, in the Cathedral rural deanery, was formed August 3, 1860, out of St George's, Manchester: the church in Blossom Street, Oldham Road, and consecrated in the year 1860, is an edifice of red brick with dressings of white brick and stone in the Italian style, consisting of an apsidal chancel, nave, aisles, north porch and a lofty western tower with pinnacles containing one bell: there are several small stained windows in the apse: the church will seat 1,350 persons, 500 sittings are free. The register dates from the year 1860. The living is a rectory, net yearly value £280, in the gift of five trustees and held since 1872 by the Rev. John Gruner Stowell, B.A. of Trinity College, Dublin"

Extract taken from Slater's Directory of Manchester, c1896

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

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

Parish registers for St. Peter's Church, Oldham Road, Manchester, 1860-1951  Microfilm copy of original registers filmed at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.
In 1937 the parish united with the parish of St. James the Less to become St. Peter Oldham Road with St. James the Less.
Manchester Archives Central Library call nos.: M299/4/1-2, M299/4/2/1-2.

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Film
Baptisms, 1860-1935. Marriages, 1860-February 1926.
FHL BRITISH Film
2357638 Items 3 - 6
Marriages, January 1926-1951.
FHL BRITISH Film
2357639 Item 1


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.

http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

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.

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Web sites

http://www.flickr.com/photos/46820067@N03/4295645942/ for image of this church



 

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