Birch in Rusholme Holy Trinity, Lancashire Genealogy

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Chapelry History[edit | edit source]

Birch in Rusholme Holy Trinity was created a district chapel in 1849 which subdivided St James in that township. Birch in Rusholme stood in a more remote area within the boundary of the ancient parish of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Online Records 

The hamlet of Birch in Rusholme by 1850 had two district chapelries assigned to it--including Holy Trinity, built by 1849 and St James, built in 1756.

Online transcriptions exist for both chapelries which stood in this township and which also were two of over 150 such chapelries comprising the ancient parish of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys (the Cathedral). The data content include baptisms, marriages and burial registers. Displayed below are these chapelries (including the Cathedral) with available online data located at the web sites indicated; note the ranges of years:

LOPCLancashire Online Parish Clerk
FMP =  FMP = findmypast
LBMDLancashire BMD
AC =

BIRCH In RUSHOLME HOLY TRINITY Chapelry (1849) Indexes; see also Rusholme
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None Extant
LOPC None None None
LBMD 1849-1936 - see Birch St James 1849-1979 - see Birch St James None
BIRCH ST JAMES Chapelry (1752) Indexes (also called Birch-in-Rusholme);  see also Rusholme
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1752-1875 1837-1877 None
LOPC 1838-1934 1837-1921 None
LBMD 1911-1936 1854-2007 None



Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1573-1872 1573-1889  None
LOPC 1573-1616;1777-1837 1573-1616;1782-1836 - part. yrs 1573-1616;1792-1836 - part. yrs
LBMD 1837-1946 1837-1881 
AC  1573-1616 1573-1616 1573-1616

To view a full list of all of the chapelries and district churches comprising the ancient parish of Manchester, and their respective online transcriptions, be sure to see the MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL) OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.

Original Records

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

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.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Chorlton Poor Law Union,Lancashire

Probate records
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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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