Friday, 23 September 2011

Findmypast.co.uk adds Manchester collection

"For the first time ever, findmypast.co.uk has launched a collection of records that relate to an entire city. The Manchester Collection provides an insightful snapshot into what life was like in the city of Manchester."

The records are as follows:


Apprentices comprises 609 indentures, ranging in date from 1700-1849

Baptism and birth registers 1734 - 1920 comprises:
Withington Workhouse (Chorlton Union) birth registers, 1857-1911

in addition the following transcripts include marriages and death/burials
Giles Shaw Transcripts for Oldham St Mary 1662-1826 including around 160,000 names
John Owen Transcripts for Flixton, Gorton and Newton 1571-1785 including around 30,000 names

Cemetery and death records 1750 - 1968, around 175,000 names for:
Ardwick Cemetery,1838-1950
Ardwick Cemetery Monumental Inscriptions 1845-1938, 6,249 gravestones 
Rusholme Road Cemetery, Chorlton Upon Medlock, Manchester,1821-1933
Rusholme Road Cemetery Inscriptions 1821-1933, approximately 7,000 tombstones
Cheetham Hill Wesleyan Cemetery, 1858-1968
Withington Workhouse (Chorlton Union) death registers 1857-1949
Withington Workhouse (Chorlton Union) interment registers 1898-1922

and see Giles Shaw and John Owen Transcripts under births above.

Industrial school registers 1866 - 1912
Manchester Certified Industrial School, Ardwick Green, admission registers covering June 1866-February 1912
Barnes Home, Heaton Mersey, admission registers covering January 1867-February 1908
Northenden Road School for Girls, Sale,  admission registers covering January 1867-February 1908

Marriage registers 1734 - 1808
see Giles Shaw and John Owen Transcripts under births above.

Prison registers 1847 - 1881, 247,765 records.
Belle Vue Prison, Hyde Road, West Gorton (City/Borough Gaol),
New Bailey Prison, Salford
Strangeways Prison, Southall Street (H.M. Prison Manchester)


School registers 1870 - 1916
Albert Memorial School
Armitage Street Board School
Ashton under Lyne Holy Trinity School
Birley Street School
Brookdale Park School
Bury St. John School
Chapman Street School
Cheetwood Junior and Infant School
Chester Street Board School
Christ Church School
Ducie Technical High School Boys Department
Gaythorn County Primary
German Street Sunday School
Grosvenor Street Wesleyan School
Hague Street Primary School
Heath Street School
Heaton Norris Christ Church School
Holland Street Schools
Holy Trinity School
Manchester Jews School
Nelson Street School
Oldham St. Mary School
Openshaw Technical High School
Princess Road School
Ross Place School
Southall Street School, Strangeways
South Hulme Secondary Modern School
St. Alban's Roman Catholic Secondary School
St. James Church of England School
St. Michael's Roman Catholic School
St. Oswald's Church of England Primary School
St. Paul's School
St. Philip Free National School
St. Thomas' School
Wenlock Primary School

Workhouse registers 1859 - 1911, containing 357,000 admissions, 280,000 creed registrations and 16,000 discharge registrations.
New Bridge Street Workhouse (Manchester Union)
Withington Workhouse (Chorlton Union)
Bury Union Workhouse, Lancashire








609 indentures, ranging in date from 1700-1849

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