Manchester, Lancashire Family History


Manchester comprises of the following parishes:

  • Manchester Our Lady, St George and St Denys, Lancashire
  • Manchester All Souls, Lancashire
  • Manchester Cathedral, Lancashire
  • Manchester St Ann, Lancashire
  • Manchester St Barnabas, Lancashire
  • Manchester St George, Lancashire
  • Manchester St James, Lancashire
  • Manchester St John, Lancashire
  • Manchester St Mary, Lancashire
  • Manchester St Matthew, Campfield, Lancashire
  • Manchester St Michael, Lancashire
  • Manchester St Paul, Lancashire
  • Manchester St Peter, Lancashire
  • Manchester St Peter, Oldham Road, Lancashire
  • Manchester St Philip, Lancashire
  • Manchester St Philip, Bradford Road, Lancashire

Historical Descriptions


Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Manchester, 186 miles N.W. London. Market, Tues., Thurs, and Sat. P. 353,390

Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.


The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Ardwick, a chapelry to the parish of Manchester, hund. of Salford, union of Chorlton, co.-palatine of Lancaster; 1 mile south from Manchester. Living, a curacy not in charge, in the archd. and dio. of Chester; rated in the parliamentary returns at £138 4s.; gross income, in 1832, £310. In the patronage of the warden and fellows of the collegiate church of Manchester. There are nine daily schools, four boarding schools, and two very large Sunday schools, in this chapelry. This suburb is included in the boundaries of the new borough of Manchester. The Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne, and Manchester railway, joins the Manchester and Birmingham railway near Chancery-lane. It is here carried on a succession of immense viaducts. Pop., in 1801, 1,762; in 1831, 5,524. Houses 1,033. Acres 470. A. P. £11,241. Poor rates, in 1837, £825.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851


Manchester – Commercial Directory of the Jews of Gt. Britain. 1894


A list of people from Manchester that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843.


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