Heaton Norris, Lancashire Genealogy
HEATON-NORRIS, a chapelry, in the parish of Manchester, union of Stockport, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles northwest by north of Stockport; comprising the townships of Heaton-Norris and Reddish. The chapel is dedicated to St Thomas and it was in operation by at least the year 1769.
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 for Heaton Norris St Thomas Chapelry and its additional other chapelries which comprise the township of Heaton, exist, as well as those for the ancient parish of Manchester Our Lady, St George, and St Denys--to which these three chapelries were attached. Links to online baptisms, marriages and burials registers are displayed below and they are 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|
|HEATON NORRIS ALL SAINTS Chapelry (1885) Indexes|
|HEATON NORRIS CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1846) Indexes|
|HEATON-NORRIS ST THOMAS Chapelry (1769) 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. Original Records
Heaton Norris St Thomas, All Saints and Christ Church parish (chapelry) registers exist and are housed at the Manchester Central Library archives.
In addition, FamilySearch has microfilmed the original registers for all three chapelries and the ancient parish, and the data is now mostly available online at FamilySearch.org (see links above).
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 438734.
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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- A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 459-462. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51020 Date accessed: 01 July 2010.