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[[Image:Openshaw_St_Barnabas_contributor_Bill_Boaden.jpg|thumb|right|Openshaw St Barnabas contributor Bill Boaden]]
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Guide to '''Openshaw, Lancashire family history and genealogy:''' chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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[[Image:Openshaw St Barnabas contributor Bill Boaden.jpg|thumb|right|Openshaw St Barnabas contributor Bill Boaden.jpg]]  
  
 
== Chapel History  ==
 
== Chapel History  ==
  
Openshaw St Barnabas was createda district chapel in 1839 from, and lying within the boundaries of [[Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire|Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys]] ancient parish.
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OPENSHAW (St Barnabas), an ecclesiastical '''district with a chapel''', in the parish of [[Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire|Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys]], union of Chorlton, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 3 miles east by south of Manchester, comprising the townships of Beswick, Bradford, and Openshawp. The church, dedicated to St. Barnabas, was erected in 1839. The '''Wesleyans''' and the '''New Connexion of Methodists''' have places of worship.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51193#s21 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 476-479. Adapted. Date accessed: 22 October 2013.</ref>
 
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Its name derives from the Old English Opinschawe, which means an open wood or coppice. Since 1890 it has been incorporated into the City of Manchester.
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St Barnabas church South Street, Openshaw was replaced by the smaller current church in the late 1960's.<br><br>
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"OPENSHAW, an ecclesiastical district, in the parish of Manchester, union of Chorlton, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 3 miles (E. by S.) from Manchester, on the road to Ashton-under-Lyne; comprising the townships of Beswick, Bradford, and Openshaw; and containing 3536 inhabitants; of whom 2280 are in Openshaw township. The area of Openshaw is about 500 Lancashire acres. Here is an excellent clay for fire and other bricks, and the lands have a coal substratum. The extensive dye-works of Messrs. George Whyatt and Sons employ 250 hands; there are a cottonmill, and a small bleaching concern. The Sheffield and Manchester railway and the Stockport canal run through the township. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of Trustees; net income, £175, with a house. The church, dedicated to St. Barnabas, was erected in 1839, at a cost of £4500; and is in the early English style, with a square tower and a spire. The Wesleyans and the New Connexion of Methodists have places of worship. Some Church schools here are endowed with £30 per annum, the rent of five houses left by John Neden, in 1845."
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From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 476-479. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51193 Date accessed: 20 July 2010.
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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'''Online Records'''&nbsp;
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A few online transcriptions for Openshaw St Barnabas (1839) and St Clements (1880) Chapelries exist, as well as those for the ancient parish of Manchester Our Lady, St George, and St Denys--to which these were attached. Links to online baptisms, marriages and burial registers are displayed below and located at the web sites indicated; note the&nbsp;ranges of years''':'''&nbsp;<br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="8" | '''OPENSHAW&nbsp;ST&nbsp;BARNABAS&nbsp;Chapelry (1839) Indexes&nbsp;-''' see also Newton Heath All Saints
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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 the (150-plus)&nbsp;chapelries and district churches comprising the ancient parish of Manchester and, their respective links to online transcriptions of their baptisms, marriages and burials, be sure to visit the [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Manchester_Our_Lady,_St_George_and_St_Denys,_Lancashire '''MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL) OUR LADY, ST GEORGE &amp; ST DENYS'''] page.
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'''Original Records'''
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Original Parish (chapelry) registers are housed at the Manchester Central Library in Manchester.
  
 
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{{British Census|438736}}  
  
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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{{Reflist}} {{Lancashire}}
  
 
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Revision as of 21:14, 22 October 2013

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Guide to Openshaw, Lancashire family history and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Openshaw St Barnabas contributor Bill Boaden.jpg

Contents

Chapel History

OPENSHAW (St Barnabas), an ecclesiastical district with a chapel, in the parish of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, union of Chorlton, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 3 miles east by south of Manchester, comprising the townships of Beswick, Bradford, and Openshawp. The church, dedicated to St. Barnabas, was erected in 1839. The Wesleyans and the New Connexion of Methodists have places of worship.[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 

A few online transcriptions for Openshaw St Barnabas (1839) and St Clements (1880) Chapelries exist, as well as those for the ancient parish of Manchester Our Lady, St George, and St Denys--to which these were attached. Links to online baptisms, marriages and burial registers are displayed below and located at the web sites indicated; note the ranges of years: 

FS =FamilySearch.org
LOPCLancashire Online Parish Clerk
FMP =  FMP = FindMyPast
LBMDLancashire BMD
AC = Ancestry.co.uk

 

OPENSHAW ST BARNABAS Chapelry (1839) Indexes - see also Newton Heath All Saints
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None None  None
LBMD None 1841-1957 None
OPENSHAW ST CLEMENT Chapelry (1880) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1880-1910 1881-1912 None
LOPC None None None

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 the (150-plus) chapelries and district churches comprising the ancient parish of Manchester and, their respective links to online transcriptions of their baptisms, marriages and burials, be sure to visit the MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL) OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.

Original Records

Original Parish (chapelry) registers are housed at the Manchester Central Library in Manchester.

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 438736.


Poor Law Unions

Chorlton Poor Law Union,Lancashire


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. 476-479. Adapted. Date accessed: 22 October 2013.