Collyhurst St James, Lancashire Genealogy
Chapelry History[edit | edit source]
"Collyhurst St James Chapelry was created a district chapel in 1873, taken from and lying within the parish boundaries of Manchester ancient Parish. Albert Memorial Chapel included at least 4 other chapelries which served this township--all within the parish of Manchester).
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 transcriptions exist for Collyhurst St James Chapelry, as well as for the ancient parish of Manchester Our Lady, St George, and St Denys--to which it was attached. Links to online baptisms, marriages and burials registers are displayed below located at the web sites indicated; note the ranges of years:
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|FMP = FMP = findmypast|
|LBMD = Lancashire BMD|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|COLLYHURST ST JAMES Chapelry (1873) Indexes|
|COLLYHURST ALBERT MEMORIAL CHAPEL (1861) Indexes - see also MILES PLATTING|
|LBMD||None||1861-1980 - part.||None|
|COLLYHURST ST CATHERINE Chapelry (1859) Indexes|
|LBMD||None||1859-1980 - part.||None|
|COLLYHURST ST GEORGE IN THE FIELDS Chapelry (1877) Indexes|
|LBMD||None||1877-1980 - part.||None|
|COLLYHURST ST OSWALD Chapelry (1855) Indexes|
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 the (over 150) chapelries and district churches in the ancient parish of Manchester and their respective links to online transcriptions of their baptisms, marriages and burials, be sure to visit the MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL) OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.
Original Records The original parish (chapelry) registers are housed at the Manchester Central Library archives.
Census records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Probate records[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
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References[edit | edit source]
- Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 607-612. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50877 Date accessed: 29 June 2010.