Denton St George, Lancashire Genealogy

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Chapelry History[edit | edit source]

DENTON, [St George, Danebank] a district chapel, in the parish of Manchester, union of Ashton-under-Lyne, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster.

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.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Online Records

Online transcriptions exist for Denton St George, Danebank Chapelry and its other (two) chapelries that comprise this township--all of which stand within the ancient parish boundary of Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys Cathedral.

To access these online transcriptions of baptisms, marriages and burials you can view them at the web sites indicated below at no cost; note the range of years:

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


DENTON ST GEORGE, DANEBANK Chapelry (1841) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS None None None
LOPC None None None
LBMD 1837-1937 1854-1993 1837-1937
DENTON ST LAWRENCE Chapelry (1695) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1696-1922 1698-1939 1696-1873
LOPC None None  None
LBMD 1837-1937 1854-1993 1837-1937
FMP None 1698-1754 None
DENTON CHRIST CHURCH Chapelry (1826) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1826-1894 1854-1898 None
LOPC None None None
LBMD 1837-1937 1854-1993  1837-1937 



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 1837-1881 1837-1946 1837-1881 
AC  1573-1616 1573-1616 1573-1616

To view a full list of (over 150) chapelries and district churches comprising the ancient parish of Manchester (Cathedral), and to see a list of links to each one, visit the MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL) OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.

Original Records Original parish (chapelry) registers are housed at the Manchester Central Library archives. FamilySearch has microfilmed the original registers and they are available to be searched at any of its 4,600 FamilySearch Centers worldwide (see for address locations). Denton- St Lawrence
Baptisms-1696-1758- MFPR 2182
Baptisms-1758-1837- MFPR 107 or MFPR 2182
Baptisms-1837-1922- MFPR 1341
Baptisms Transcript-1696-1757- 929.3272 G1
Burials-1695-1756- MFPR 2182
Burials-1757-1757- MFPR 107
Burials-1758-1812- MFPR 107 or MFPR 2182
Burials-1813-1842- MFPR 107 or MFPR 2183
Burials-1842-1893- MFPR 1343 or MFPR 2183
Burials Transcript-1695-1756- 929.3272 G1
Marriages-1698-1700- MFPR 2182
Marriages-1700-1711- Archives L204
Marriages-1711-1723- MFPR 2182
Marriages-1723-1725- Archives L204
Marriages-1725-1754- MFPR 2182
Marriages-1854-1902- MFPR 1342
Marriages-1902-1939- MFPR 1342 or MFPR 2183
Marriages Transcript-1698-1754- 929.3272 G1

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

Parish registers for St. Lawrence chapelry, Denton, 1758-1950  Microfilm of original records formerly held in the Manchester Central Library, Manchester, and the church of St. Lawrence, Denton, England.
Denton is a chapelry in the parish of Manchester. This chapelry is known as St. Lawrence. Manchester Archives Central Library call no.: L204.

Lancashire Online Parish Clerks
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An extremely useful resource for the parish: baptism transcripts including surname index burial transcripts including surname index

Non Conformist Records[edit | edit source]

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.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, Poor Law Union

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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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source] for information about the parish

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