Urmston, Lancashire Genealogy

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Guide to Urmston, Lancashire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: chapelry register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Chapelry History[edit | edit source]

URMSTON, a township, in the parish of Flixton, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 5½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Manchester; containing 771 inhabitants. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

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 

There are some online transcriptions for Urmston St Clements Chapelry and as well for the ancient parish of Flixton baptisms, marriages and burial registers. Displayed below are those links to available online data located at the websites indicated; note the ranges of years: 

FS =FamilySearch.org
LOPC= Lancashire Online Parish Clerk
FMP = findmypast
LBMD= Lancashire BMD
AC = Ancestry.co.uk
URMSTON ST CLEMENT Chapelry (1868) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials
AC 1868-1915 1868-1930 1877-1906
FS 1907-1910 1907-1921 None
LOPC 1868-1906 None None
LBMD None 1868-1877 1837-1948
FLIXTON PARISH (1570) Indexes
Baptisms Marriages Burials 
FS 1570-1833 1570-1935 None
LOPC 1845-1894 1837-1916  None

Original Records

Original parish and chapel registers are held at the Lancashire Record Office, Bow Lane, Preston PR1 2RE, United Kingdom.

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.

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.

Taxation[edit | edit source]

  • 1622 - 1622 Subsidy of Vrmeton (p. 154)[2]

Maps and Gazetteers
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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 424-428. Adapted. Date accessed: 05 October 2012.
  2. J.P. Earwaker, Three Lancashire Subsidy Rolls, viz., for the Hundred of Salford, 1541, the Hundred of Salford, 1622 and the Hundred of Leyland, 1628, Together with a Recusant Roll for the Hundred of Leyland, in 1628 (London: Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 1885). Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.