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St Philip with St Stephen, Salford

Parish History

St Philip, Salford was created as a district church in the year 1825. It was one of approximately seven such district churches built to handle the burdgeoning growth of population in that township. It lay within the civil parish boundaries of Manchester St Mary and St Denys (The Cathedral Church). Here is a brief 1848 historical overview for this chapelry: St. Philip's district-parish church, in Salford, a handsome edifice in the Grecian style, with a tower and semicircular portico of the Ionic order, was also erected in 1825.[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.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks

An extremely useful resource for research in Lancashire Parishes http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/

Church records

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Salford- St Philip
Banns-1869-1957- MFPR 2177
Baptisms-1826-1848- MFPR 143 or MFPR 2175
Baptisms-1848-1914- MFPR 2175
Burials-1834-1888- MFPR 143 or MFPR 2177
Marriages-1838-1866- MFPR 389
Marriages-1866-1911- MFPR 389 or MFPR 2176
Marriages-1911-1935- MFPR 390 or MFPR 2177
Marriages-1935-1959- MFPR 390

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. Phillip's Church, Salford, 1826-1957 Microfilm of original records at the Manchester Public Library (1960), and formerly heldat the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.
The parish was also known as the district parish of St. Philip, Salford, Manchester.

Baptisms, 1826-1914. Marriages, 1838-January 1866.
Marriages, December 1865-1923. (dates on item 5 title board not correct)
Marriages, April 1911-1935. Burials, 1834-1888. Banns of marriages, 1869-1957.
1408727 Items 1 - 7
Baptisms, 1826-1848. Burials, 1834-1888 (only 8 burials between 1867 and 1888). (another filming)

Bishop's transcripts for Salford area churches, 1635-1889 Microreproduction of original manuscripts housed at the Lancashire Record Office, Preston.
Includes the following chapelries from the town of Salford, (parish of Manchester): Trinity, Christchurch, St. Matthias, St. Phillip and St. Stephen.
The title board for item 1 has incorrect dates. It should read, 1635- 1777.
Lancashire Record Office: DRM/2/217-219

Baptisms and burials of Trinity Church, 1635-1641, 1665-1684, 1721-1826; marriages, 1635-1754
1545654 Items 1-3
Baptisms and burials of Trinity Church, 1826-1836; baptisms, 1885-1889; baptisms of St. Matthias, 1842-1846; baptisms and burials of St. Philip, 1833-1840; baptisms and burials of St. Stephen, 1808-1844 (includes marriages from 1838)
1545654 Items 4-5

Census records

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

Poor law Unions

Salford, Lancashire 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

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Web sites

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  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 221-247. Adapted. Date accessed: 21 July 2010.