Manchester All Souls, Lancashire Genealogy

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Chapelry History

All Souls' district church [was created], in the early Norman style, [and] was erected in Every Street, Ancoats, by subscription. It was created from, and lying within the boundaries of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire.

All Souls, Every St, Ancoats, M4 7DT Founded: 1840 Closed: 1984 Chapelry registers may be found in Manchester St Ann, Lancashire parish


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.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Church records

LOPCLancashire Online Parish Clerk
FMP =  FMP = FindMyPast
LBMDLancashire BMD
AC =
FREG =FreeReg
GLUK =  genealogylinksuk
GENGLD =Gengold




Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1573-1872 1573-1889  None
LOPC 1573-1616;1777-1837 1573-1616;1782-1836 - part. yrs 1573-1616;1792-1836 - part. yrs
LBMD 1837-1881 1837-1946 1837-1881 
AC  1573-1616 1573-1616 1573-1616
MANCHESTER ALL SOULS Chapelry - see Ancoats; also St Ann's Man. (pre-1850)

Bishop's transcripts for All Soul's Church, Manchester, 1763-1847 Microreproduction of original manuscripts housed at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston. Filmed with: Bishop's transcripts, 1763, 1810-1845 / Church of England. St. Ann's Church (Manchester).
The church became known as All Soul's Ancoats in 1850. Ancoats is a suburb within Manchester.
Lancashire Record Office: DRM/2/186/4

Baptisms only, 1840-1845.
1545619 Item 2

Census records

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 438728. for details of public houses in the 1881 census

Poor Law Unions

Manchester Poor Law Union

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

Henry Mantell's article explains the influence of the Dean and Fellows of the Collegiate church on Manchester Parish records