Radcliffe, St Mary Lancashire

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The [http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/web/?siteid=4528&pageid=30539&e=e Lancashire Record Office] at Bow Lane, Preston PR2 1RE, holds the original parish registers in its vast collections. Contact their website for contact information.  
 
The [http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/web/?siteid=4528&pageid=30539&e=e Lancashire Record Office] at Bow Lane, Preston PR2 1RE, holds the original parish registers in its vast collections. Contact their website for contact information.  
  
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The Family History Library has microfilmed the parish registers and Bishop's transcripts of Radcliffe St. Mary parish for the years 1557-1918. These films are available for ordering/circulating and researching at any one of its satellite [https://familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Centers] worldwide.  
  
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Revision as of 00:40, 6 September 2012

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Contents

Parish History

RADCLIFFE St Mary [1557], a parish, in the union of Bury, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 8 miles north by northwest of Manchester. The parish is one of the smallest in the county, and has no dependent townships.

A separate chapel was erected in 1819, called St. Thomas's district, Radcliffe-Bridge.

There are places of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.[1] 

Radcliffe St Mary is an Ancient Parish and mother church to Radcliffe St Thomas, Lancashire

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.

Church records

Online Records (Under Construction)

Radcliffe St. Mary parish registers and those registers of all of its smaller chapelries lying within its boundaries have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

 FS = FamilySearch.org; LOPC =  Lancashire Online Parish Clerk Project; FMP =  FindMyPast.co.uk; LBMDLancashire BMD.org.uk; AC = Ancestry.co.uk; FREG =FreeReg ]
 

RADCLIFFE ST MARY PARISH (1557) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1557-1916 1560-1874 1756-1878
LOPC 1557-1673, 1680-1783, 1813-1851 1560-1770, 1831-1897 1558-1783, 1813-1833, 1841-1925
LBMD 1837-1900 1837-1900 1837-1879
FMP None 1560-1766 None
AC 1557-1783 1560-1761 1557-1783
FREG 1828-1851 1831-1864 1841-1914
RADCLIFFE ST ANDREW Chapelry  (1***) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC 1877-1898 None 1877-1908
LBMD None 1878-1900 None
RADCLIFFE ST THOMAS Chapelry  (1***) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS

1866-
LOPC 1819-1825, 1878 None 1877-1921
LBMD None 1849-1900 None

Parish registers for St. Mary's Church, Radcliffe, 1557-1950 Microfilm of original records at the Manchester Public Library (1960), and formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England. Manchester Archives Central Library call nos.: L210/1/1/1-3, L210/1/2/1, L210/1/3/1-8, L210/1/4/1-11, L210/1/5/1.

Content
Film
Baptisms, marriages, burials, 1557-1783 (marriages to 1761). Baptisms, burials, 1783-1812. Baptisms, 1813-1827 (includes St. Thomas' Church, Radcliffe, entries from 31 December 1819 to 25 September 1825, and also 1837).
FHL BRITISH Film
2357437 Items 2 - 6
Baptisms, 1828-1931. Marriages, 1761-June 1831.
FHL BRITISH Film
2357466
Marriages, May 1831-February 1897.
FHL BRITISH Film
2357467
Marriages, February 1897-1950. Burials, 1813-July 1841.
FHL BRITISH Film
2357468
Burials, May 1841-1925.
FHL BRITISH Film
2357469 Items 1 - 7
Baptisms, 1783-1851; marriages, 1761-1837; and burials, 1783-1850. (another filming)
FHL BRITISH Film
506450 Item 1
Original Records

The Lancashire Record Office at Bow Lane, Preston PR2 1RE, holds the original parish registers in its vast collections. Contact their website for contact information.

The Family History Library has microfilmed the parish registers and Bishop's transcripts of Radcliffe St. Mary parish for the years 1557-1918. These films are available for ordering/circulating and researching at any one of its satellite FamilySearch Centers worldwide.


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 306933.

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

Poor Law Unions

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

www.radcliffeparishchurch.org.uk/

References

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 627-630.&amp;amp;amp;nbsp;Adapted. &amp;amp;amp;nbsp;Date accessed: 20 July 2010.