Radcliffe St Thomas, Lancashire Genealogy

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Radcliffe St Thomas

Chapelry History

St. Thomas's district, Radcliffe-Bridge, was formed in 1819 from, and lying within the boundaries of Radcliffe St Mary, and has a population of 3000. The living is a perpetual curacy, also in the patronage of the Earl of Wilton, with a net income of £150, and a residence: the church was erected in 1819 by the Dowager Marchioness of Westminster, at a cost of £5000, and is a substantial stone building, fitted up with solid oak.

From: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 627-630. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51228 Date accessed: 20 July 2010.

Radcliffe St Thomas was created district church by 1821 from Radcliffe, St Mary Lancashire Ancient 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

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Radcliffe- St Thomas
Baptisms-1819-1825- MFPR 150 or MFPR 2097
Baptisms-1825-1837- MFPR 150
Baptisms-1837-1837- MFPR 150 or MFPR 2097
Baptisms-1837-1859- MFPR 150
Baptisms-1859-1899- MFPR 1587
Baptisms-1899-1981- MFPR 1588
Baptisms Transcript-1819-1886- q929.32738 RAD (976)
Baptisms Transcript-1886-1981- q929.32738 RAD (022)
Burials-1826-1854- MFPR 150
Burials-1854-1890- MFPR 1593
Burials-1890-1964- MFPR 1594
Burials Transcript-1819-1964- q929.32738 RAD (553)
Marriages-1849-1894- MFPR 1589
Marriages-1894-1928- MFPR 1590
Marriages-1928-1969- MFPR 1591
Marriages-1969-1987- MFPR 1592
Marriages Transcript-1849-1894- q929.32738 RAD (008)
Marriages Transcript-1894-1928- q929.32738 RAD (008)
Marriages Transcript-1928-1987- q929.32738 RAD (008)

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
Email: archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

Parish registers for St. Thomas' Church, Radcliffe, 1813-1964 Microfilm of originals in St. Thomas Church, Radcliffe, and at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.
Manchester Archives Central Library call nos.: L155/1/1/3-7; L155/1/2/2-7; L155/1/3/4-10.

Baptisms, 1826-1853. Marriages, 1813-1837.
Baptisms, 1826-1876; marriages, 1849-1876; burials, 1826-1858.
Baptisms, 1874-1931. Marriages, 1874-March 1892.
Marriages, March 1892-1951.
Burials, 1858-1877.
992091 Item 1
Burials, 1877-1964.
2356279 Items 1 - 7

Census records

http://www.1881pubs.com/ for details of public houses in the 1881 census

Poor Law Unions

Bury Poor Law Union, Lancashire

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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