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== Chapelry History  ==
 
== Chapelry History  ==
  
Birch in Rusholme was created a district chapel in 1739 and taken from, and lying in a more remote area within the boundaries of [[Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire]] ancient parish.
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Birch in Rusholme was created a district chapel in 1739 and taken from, and lying in a more remote area within the boundaries of [[Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire]] ancient parish.  
  
"BIRCH, a district chapelry, in the parish of Manchester, union of Chorlton, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3 miles (S.) from Manchester, on the road to Congleton. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of J. Dickinson, Esq.; net income, £160. The chapel, dedicated to St. James, is supposed to have been originally built by a member of the family of Birch, and was rebuilt in 1846; it is one of the best specimens of ecclesiastical architecture in this neighbourhood, and consists of a nave, chancel, and aisles, with a tower and spire placed at the north-west corner, within the square of the plan. Adjoining is a neat school. Birch Hall, a seat of the Haverseges, passed from them to the Birches; and it is conjectured that the plans laid by James, Earl of Derby, for seizing Manchester for Charles I., were disconcerted by the councils of Col. Birch and his compeers, held here."
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"BIRCH St James, a district chapelry, in the parish of Manchester, union of Chorlton, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3 miles south of&nbsp;from Manchester.<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 248-255. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50801 Adapted. Date accessed: 25 June 2010.</ref>&nbsp;
 
 
From: ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 248-255. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50801 Date accessed: 25 June 2010.
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[Chorlton Poor Law Union,Lancashire]]
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==== Probate records<br> ====
 
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Chapelry History

Birch in Rusholme was created a district chapel in 1739 and taken from, and lying in a more remote area within the boundaries of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire ancient parish.

"BIRCH St James, a district chapelry, in the parish of Manchester, union of Chorlton, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3 miles south of from Manchester.[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.

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

Census records

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

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

Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

Reference

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 248-255. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50801 Adapted. Date accessed: 25 June 2010.