Salford Sacred Trinity, Lancashire Genealogy

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Chapelry History

Sacred Trinity Salford, an ancient chapel and one of seven chapelries in Salford Township, and lying within the civil parish of Manchester [which also see]. The chapel was created by 1635.

"SALFORD, a town, a township, seven chapelries, a district, and a hundred, in Lancashire. The infantry barracks, in Regent-road, have accommodation for a commanding officer, 3 field officers, 30 other officers, and 978 men. The workhouse stands in Eccles New-road; is a conspicuous edifice of brick and stone, in the modern Gothic style; and has accommodation for more than 300 inmates.  The borough boundaries are the same municipally as parliamentarily; and include all Salford, Pendleton, and Broughton townships, and part of Pendlebury.  The..[seven]...chapelriesare not far from being aggregately conterminate with the township; are all in Manchester parish;...and are called St. Bartholomew [1841], Christchurch [1831], St. Matthias [1842], St. Philip [1826] , St. Simon [1846], St. Stephen [1794], and Trinity [1635]. The places of worship, in 1851, were 13 of the Church of England, with 10,786 sittings; 1 of the Church of Scotland, with 800 s.; 6 of Independents, with 4,712 s.; 2 of Baptists, with 500 s.; 1 of Unitarians, with 110 s.; 7 of Wesleyans, with 6,085 s.; 1 of New Connexion Methodists, with225 s.; 2 of Primitive Methodists, with 1,004 s.; 3 of the Wesleyan Association, with 1, 126 s.; 1 of Welsh Calvinistic Methodists, with 500 s.; 1 of the New Church, with 450 s.; 1 of Roman Catholics, with 1,030 s; and 1 of Latter Day Saints, with 70 s."[1]


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

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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  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870)