Chapelry History[edit | edit source]
LONGSIGHT, a chapelry in Manchester parish, Lancashire; on the Manchester and Stockport railway, 2 miles SW of Manchester. It was constituted in 1854. The church was repaired in 1869, and is excellent. A Wesleyan chapel was built in 1869.
By 1885 there were three chapelries serving this township--all attached to and standing within the ancient parish of Manchester (Cathedral), Our Lady, St George and St Denys.
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 transcriptions for Longsight St John Chapelry (1846) exist, as well as those for the chapelries of St Agnes (1885) and St Clement (1871). These three chapelries were attached to and lay within the boundary of the ancient parish of Manchester (Cathedral) Our Lady, St George, and St Denys. Links to online baptisms, marriages and burials registers are displayed below and 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|
|LONGSIGHT ST AGNES Chapelry (1885) Indexes|
|LBMD||None||None - see St John||None|
|LONGSIGHT ST CLEMENT Chapelry (1871) Indexes|
|FS||1871-1939 - part.||1876-1952 - part.||None|
|LBMD||None||None - seel also St John||None|
|LONGSIGHT ST JOHN Chapelry (1846) Indexes|
|FS||1871-1920 - part.||1876-1896||None|
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 (over 150) chapelries and district churches in the ancient parish of Manchester and their respective links to online transcriptions of baptisms, marriages and burials of each, be sure to visit the MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL) OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.
Longsight St John's, St Ganes' and St Clement's original parish (chapelry) registers are housed at the Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)
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]
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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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Websites[edit | edit source]
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any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above..
http://www.achurchnearyou.com/chorlton-cum-hardy-st-clement/ for information about the parish