Reddish St Mary, Lancashire Genealogy

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Parish History [edit | edit source]

Reddish St Mary was created as an ecclesiastical parish in 1864 from Manchester, Lancashire Genealogy Ancient Parish.

REDDISH, a township and a chapelry in Manchester parish, Lancashire. The township lies on the Stockport and Staleybridge railway, near the river Tame at the boundary with Cheshire, 2 miles N by E of Stockport; and has a station on the railway . Post-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 constitutedin 1864, and is called Heaton-Reddish. Pop., about 6,000. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £200. Patrons, Trustees. The church was built in 1864, at a cost of £2,500; and is in the decorated English style.

John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)

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Civil Registration
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Post 1837 events may be searched online at Free BMD

Online index of Lancashire Births, Marriages and Deaths Lancashire BMD

Church records
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Reddish St Mary, Lancashire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

AC = Ancestry - (£)][1]
Reddish St Mary, Lancashire Genealogy Online Parish Records


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AC 1860-1915 1860-1915 1865-1930 1865-1930

Reddish- St Mary
Baptisms-1860-1930- MFPR 1808 or MFPR 2187
Baptisms-1930-1964- MFPR 1808
Baptisms-1964-1972- Archives L165
Marriages-1865-1892- MFPR 1809 or MFPR 2187
Marriages-1892-1925- MFPR 1809
Marriages-1925-1968- MFPR 1810
Marriages-1968-1990- Archives L165

The Manchester Room and Greater Manchester County Record Office

The Manchester Room@City Library (Local Studies)

Parish registers for St. Mary's Church, Reddish, 1860-1954 Microfilm of original records at the Manchester Archives Central Library in Manchester, England Reddish is a township and a chapelry in Manchester. The chapelry is also known as Heaton-Reddish.
Manchester Archives Central Library call no.: L165/1/1/1; L165/1/2/3-8.

Baptisms, 1860-1931. Marriages, 1865-December 1892.
1408784 Items 2 - 7
vMarriages, December 1892-1954.
1408846 Items 1 - 6

Census Records
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Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Stockport Poor Law Union, Cheshire Genealogy

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Lancashire Probate Records

Websites[edit | edit source]

Church web site British History Online Heaton Norris British History Online Reddish

References[edit | edit source]