Manchester St Michael, Lancashire Genealogy
Manchester (St Michael) was created a chapel of ease by 1789 from and lying within the boundaries of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire Ancient Parish; located on Angel Street.
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
There are online transcriptions for St Michael Manchcester Chapelry and as well as for its mother (ancient) parish (Cathedral) of Our Lady, St George and St Denys. Displayed below are links to the chapelry's (and the Cathedral) online transcriptions located at the web sites indicated; note the ranges of years:
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk (£)|
|FMP = FindMyPast.co.uk (£)|
|FREG = FreeReg|
|FS = FamilySearch.org|
|LBMD = LancashireBMD.org.uk|
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|MANCHESTER ST MICHAEL ALL ANGEL MEADOW Chapelry (1794) 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 list of all of Manchester City's numerous chapelries and district churches (over 150), see the ancient parish of MANCHESTER, OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.
St Michael Manchester Chapelry registers of baptisms, marriages and burials have been microfilmed and imaged by FamilySearch. Most of the data is now available online at its website. The original parish (chapelry) registers are housed at the Manchester Central Library Archives.
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 438721.
Poor Law Unions
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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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 221-247. Adapted. Date accessed: 19 July 2010.