Manchester All Souls, Lancashire Genealogy

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Chapelry History

All Souls' district church [was created], in the early Norman style, with two turrets, [and] was erected in Everystreet, Ancoats, in 1839, by subscription, and by a grant of £500 from the Incorporated and Diocesan Societies; it contains 1397 sittings, of which 697 are free.

Adapted from: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 221-247. URL: Date accessed: 19 July 2010.

Manchester All Souls is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1842 from Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire Ancient Parish. see web site link below for Henry Mantell's background history of the Manchester Collegiate Church)


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

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Census records

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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.

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