Chapelry History[edit | edit source]
REDDISH, a township and a chapelry in Manchester parish, Lancashire. The township lies near the river Tame at the boundary with Cheshire, 2 miles N by E of Stockport. t-town, Stockport. Acres, 1, 541. Real property, £8, 444. Pop. in 1851, 1, 218; in 1861, 1, 363. Houses, 280. There are some handsome modern residences, inhabited by manufacturers of Stockport. There are also three cotton mills, print-works, and a paper manufactory. The chapelry is much more extensive than the township, was constituted in 1864, and is called Heaton-Reddish. Pop., about6,000. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £200. Patrons, Trustees. The chapelry was in functioning by the year 1860. Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870). Adapted.
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]
There are some online transcriptions for Moss-Side Christ Church Chapelry, and as well for the ancient parish of Manchester (Cathedral), Our Lady, St George and St Denys baptisms, marriages and burial registers. Displayed below are those links to available online data located at the web sites indicated; note the ranges of years:
|LOPC = Lancashire Online Parish Clerk|
|LBMD = Lancashire BMD|
|AC = Ancestry.co.uk|
|REDDISH ST MARY (or HEATON-REDDISH) Chapelry (1860) Indexes|
|FS||1860-1910 - part.||1860-1930 - part.||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 all (150-plus) chapelries, ecclesiastical parishes and district chapels in the ancient parish of Manchester, and to see all available links to online data for their baptism, marriage and burial registers, visit the MANCHESTER (CATHEDRAL), OUR LADY, ST GEORGE & ST DENYS page.
Original parish and chapel registers are held at the Manchester Record Office, William Brown Street, Manchester L3 8EW, United Kingdom.
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.
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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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Web sites[edit | edit source]
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