Burnage St Nicholas, Lancashire Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

Burnage St Nicholas was created in the 1930's as an Ecclesiastical parish in the Diocese of Manchester

Built in 1931-2 by Welch, Cachemaille-Day & Lander.  Pevsner described it as "a milestone in the history of modern church architecture in England".

St.Nicholas Church is a Grade II* listed building.

It is the first church designed by the architect Nugent Francis Cachemaille Day.

In 1931 The foundation stone was laid. The ‘old’ hall was built and used for services.

In 1932 the building was completed at a cost of £11,600.

Burnage St Nicholas contributor S Parish.jpg

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 Free BMD.

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Church records[edit | edit source]

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop's Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the FamilySearch Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Parish registers for St. Nicholas' Church, Burnage, 1930-1952 Microfilm of original records formerly held at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England.
Burnage is a township in Manchester parish
Manchester Archives Central Library call nos.: M 651.

Marriages, 1930-1951. Banns, 1930-1952.
2356095 Items 2 - 5

Burnage- St Nicholas
Banns-1930-1952- MFPR 2026
Baptisms-1929-1989- Archives M651
Marriages-1930-1950- MFPR 2026
Marriages-1950-1981- Archives M651

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office
Email: archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

Census records[edit | edit source]

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Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

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.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
England Jurisdictions 1851

Websites[edit | edit source]

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