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Sacred Trinity Salford, an ancient chapel and one of twelve chapelries in Salford Township (as of 1885), and lying within the civil parish of Manchester [which also see]. The chapel was created by 1635.
Here is an 1870 historical perpsective of this large township--then with only seven chapelries--and surburb of the ancient parish of Manchester (the Cathedral of Our Lady, St George and St denys) by the famed topographer, John Marius Wilson:
"SALFORD, a town, a township, seven chapelries, a district, and a hundred, in Lancashire. The infantry barracks, in Regent-road, have accommodation for a commanding officer, 3 field officers, 30 other officers, and 978 men. The workhouse stands in Eccles New-road and has accommodation for more than 300 inmates. The borough boundaries are the same municipally as parliamentarily; and include all Salford, Pendleton, and Broughton townships, and part of Pendlebury.
Holy [and sometimes called, Sacred] Trinity is one of Salford's [twelve]...chapelries ...being aggregately conterminate with [Salford] township, [is]...in Manchester (Cathedral) parish.
The places of worship, Salford in 1851, were 13 of the Church of England; 1 of the Church of Scotland; 6 of Independents; 2 of Baptists; 1 of Unitarians; 7 of Wesleyans; 1 of New Connexion Methodists; 2 of Primitive Methodists; 3 of the Wesleyan Association; 1 of Welsh Calvinistic Methodists; 1 of the New Church; 1 of Roman Catholics; and 1 of Latter Day Saints."
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 transcriptions exist for Salford St Clement Chapelry and its eleven sister chapelries in this very large suburb in Manchester ancient parish (the Cathedral). Displayed below are the links to the available ranges of years for which online data (transcriptions) are located:
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|LBMD = Lancashire BMD|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|SALFORD SACRED TRINITY Chapelry (1636) Indexes|
|FS||1636-1685; 1708-1738; 1741-1864||1709-1882||1709-1854|
|SALFORD CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1831) Indexes|
|SALFORD ST BARTHOLOMEW Chapelry (1842) Indexes|
|FS||1842-1897||1842-1930 - part.||None|
|SALFORD ST CLEMENTS Chapelry (1881) Indexes see Ordsall|
|SALFORD ST GEORGE CHARLESTOWN Chapelry (1854) Indexes|
|SALFORD ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST Chapelry (1838) Indexes|
|LBMD||1838-1900||1838-1940 - part.||None|
|SALFORD ST LUKE (WEASTE) Chapelry (1866) Indexes; see also Eccles Parish|
|FS||1865-1936 - part.||1866-1933 - part.||None extant til 1951|
|LBMD||1866-1900 - part.||1866-1940||None|
|SALFORD ST MATTHIAS Chapelry (1842) Indexes|
|SALFORD ST PHILIP Chapelry (1826) Indexes|
|FS||1826-1914||1838-1935 - part.||1833-1840|
|FREG||1826-1864 - part.||1865-1891 - part.||1834-1888|
|SALFORD STOWELL MEMORIAL Chapelry (1869) Indexes|
|FS||1869-1921 - part.||1869-1940 - part.||1949-1968 - part.|
|SALFORD ST SIMON Chapelry (1846) Indexes|
|SALFORD ST STEPHEN Chapelry (1794) Indexes|
|FS||1794-1931 - part.||1838-1957 - part.||1805-1865 (part.)|
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 all (150-plus) chapelries, ecclesiastical parishes and district chapels in the ancient parish of Manchester, and their links to online data for their baptism, marriage and burial registers, visit the MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL), OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.
Original parish and chapel registers are held at the Manchester Record Office, William Brown Street, Manchester L3 8EW, United Kingdom.
The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)
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 438737.
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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