Withington,St Crispin, Fallowfield, Lancashire Genealogy

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Wthington St Crispin is an ecclesiastical parish in the Diocese of Manchester.It is part of the Catholic tradition within the Anglican Church and is in the episcopal care of the Bishop of Beverley.

Although formally called Withington the church situated on the corner of Hart Road and Lloyd Street South is within Fallowfield and is near to the former Maine Road home of Manchester City Football Club.

The parish began as a mission "tin church" on Parkside Road in the early 1900's but the present church was built and dedicated in  1928.


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 Free BMD.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Church records

Withington- St Crispin
Banns-1925-1978- Archives M711
Baptisms-1941-1983- Archives M711

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
Email: archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

The Genealogical Society of Utah has no microfilm in relation to this parish.

Census records

No census years relevant to the parish creation are available

Poor Law Unions

Withington/Fallowfield  was formerly within the parish of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire and therefore Manchester Poor Law Union prior to the parish creation

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

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Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

http://www.achurchnearyou.com/withington-st-crispin/ for information about the parish

http://www.stcrispin.org.uk/church.php Parish website