Cheetham Hill St Mark, Lancashire Genealogy
"CHEETHAM, [St Mark,] a township [chapelry as of 1794], in the parish and union of Manchester, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles north by west of Manchester. The river Irwell separates the township from Salford. St Luke's ecclesiastical district was created in 1839 (which see) to include portions of Crumpsall and Broughton. St. Thomas Redbank Church, at the corner of Derby-street, was built by 1843. There were two meeting-houses for Wesleyan Methodists, with a burial-ground and a school attached to one of them; also a place of worship for Associated Methodists. St. Chad's Roman Catholic chapel, in York-street, was built in 1847."
Cheetham Hill St Mark is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1839 from Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Crumpsall , and Cheetham St Luke.
Consecrated as chapelry 24th July 1794 by Dr. William Markham the 22nd Bishop of Chester as chapelry within the Chester Diocese. The Rev. Charles Ethelston became the first vicar.
The church closed in 1982 and was demolished c.1998
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
Online transcriptions for Cheetham St Mark Redbank Chapelry exist, as well as for the ancient parish of Manchester Our Lady, St George, and St Denys--to which it was attached. Links to online baptisms, marriages and burials registers are displayed below and located at the web sites indicated; note the ranges of years:
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|FMP = FMP = FindMyPast|
|LBMD = Lancashire BMD|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|CHEETHAM ST MARK REDBANK Chapelry (1794) Indexes|
|CHEETHAM ST ALBANS Chapelry (1881) Indexes|
|LBMD||1881-1917||1881-1982 - part.||1837-1882|
|CHEETHAM ST LUKE Chapelry (1839) Indexes|
|CHEETHAM ST THOMAS Chapelry (1844) Indexes|
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 chapelries and district churches in 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.
The original registers formerly held at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, England. Cheetham is a chapelry with at least four chapelries by 1880, in Manchester parish.
FamilySearch has microfilm copies of the original parish (chapel) registers for St. Mark's Church, Cheetham, 1794-1982. Microfilm copies of originals formerly held at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, England. Cheetham St Mark is a chapelry in Manchester parish. Original records are held at Manchester Central Library call nos.: M387/1/1/7-9, M387/1/2/2-8.
| Baptisms, 1794-1897. Burials, 1794-1855, 1878 (1 entry). Marriages, 1839-Nov. 1892.
|| FHL BRITISH Film |
| Calendar of church records deposited at Manchester Central Library. Baptisms, 1879-1958.
|| FHL BRITISH Film |
| Marriages, Dec. 1892-Apr. 1930.
|| FHL BRITISH Film |
| Marriages, May 1930-June 1980, Apr.-Oct. 1982.
|| VAULT BRITISH Film |
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 438731.
Poor Law Union
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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http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=41413 British History Online Cheetham including manorial history of the township
- A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 562-569. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50869 Adapted. Date accessed: 25 June 2010.