Salford Stowell Memorial Chapel
St. George Charlestown Chapelry, Salford, was originally built by the year 1858. It was one of 12 such chapelries under the jurisdiction of the parochial chapelry of Sacred Trinity, Salford by 1885. This and all of its sister chapelries comprised the whole of Salford Township all of which also stood within the boundary of Manchester ancient parish (the Cathedral, Our Lady, St George and St Denys). 
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
Online transcriptions exist for Salford St GeorgeCharlestown Chapelry and its eleven sister chapelries in this very large suburb in Manchester ancient parish (the Cathedral). Displayed below are the links to the available ranges of years for which online data (transcriptions) are located:
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|LBMD = Lancashire BMD|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|SALFORD STOWELL MEMORIAL Chapelry (1869) Indexes|
|FS||1869-1921 - part.||1869-1940 - part.||1949-1968 - part.|
|SALFORD ST BARTHOLOMEW Chapelry (1842) Indexes|
|FS||1842-1897||1842-1930 - part.||None|
|SALFORD CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1831) Indexes|
|SALFORD ST GEORGE CHARLESTOWN Chapelry (1854) Indexes|
|SALFORD ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST Chapelry (1838) Indexes|
|LBMD||1838-1900||1838-1940 - part.||None|
|SALFORD ST LUKE (WEASTE) Chapelry (1866) Indexes; see also Eccles Parish|
|FS||1865-1936 - part.||1866-1933 - part.||None|
|LBMD||1866-1900 - part.||1866-1940||None|
|SALFORD ST MATHIAS Chapelry (1842) Indexes|
|SALFORD ST PHILIP Chapelry (1826) Indexes|
|FS||1826-1914||1838-1935 - part.||1833-1840|
|FREG||1826-1864 - part.||1865-1891 - part.||1834-1888|
|SALFORD SACRED TRINITY Chapelry (1636) Indexes|
|FS||1636-1685; 1708-1738; 1741-1864||1709-1882||1709-1854|
|SALFORD ST CLEMENTS Chapelry (1881) Indexes|
|SALFORD ST SIMON Chapelry (1846) Indexes|
|SALFORD ST STEPHEN Chapelry (1794) Indexes|
|FS||1794-1931 - part.||1838-1957 - part.||1805-1865 (part.)|
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 all (150-plus) chapelries, ecclesiastical parishes and district chapels in the ancient parish of Manchester, and their links to online data for their baptism, marriage and burial registers, visit the MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL), OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.
Original parish and chapel registers are held at the Manchester Record Office, William Brown Street, Manchester L3 8EW, United Kingdom.
The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)
Parish (chapelry) registers for Stowell Memorial Chapel, Salford, 1869-1978 on film of original records formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.
Manchester Archives Central Library call numbers are MFPR 842 to MFPR 844 and MFPR 349-351 as follows:
Baptisms-1869-1912- MFPR 842 Baptisms-1912-1960- MFPR 843 Baptisms-1960-1978- Archives L73 Burials-1949-1968- MFPR 844 Marriages-1871-1897- MFPR 349 Marriages-1897-1932- MFPR 350 Marriages-1932-1974- MFPR 351 Marriages-1974-1980- MFPR 844
FamilySearch has also microfilmed these parish (chapelry) registers and they have been transcribed (see above) and published online.
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 438737.
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.
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- A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 221-247. Adapted. Date accessed: 21 July 2010.