Paddington, Lancashire Family History Guide

Paddington is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1846 from Pendleton Ecclesiastical Parish and Salford Christ Church Ecclesiastical Parish.

Alternative names: Salford Paddington St Paul

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1846
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1855

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Salford St Bartholomew
  • Barton upon Irwell
  • Stretford St Matthew
  • Pendleton
  • Salford Christ Church

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PADDINGTON, a chapelry in Eccles and Manchester parishes, Lancashire; in the W vicinity of Manchester city. It was constituted in 1848; and its post town is Manchester. Rated property, £13,627. Pop. in 1861, of the Eccles portion, 5,243; of the Manchester portion, 1,245. Houses, 1,024 and 259. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £300. Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Lancashire
  • Civil Registration District: Salford
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Manchester
  • Rural Deanery: Eccles
  • Poor Law Union: Salford
  • Hundred: Salford
  • Province: York