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Manchester City Council Town Clerks' Papers Re Closed Burial Grounds
Manchester City Council Town Clerks' Papers Re Closed Burial Grounds
18-20 centuries
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A majority of these papers concern the transcription of gravestones prior to the churchyards being cleared and human remains removed for burial elsewhere. Many of the transcriptions are accompanied by a plan of the graveyard. Records of the following churchyards : All Saints, Chorlton Upon Medlock 1821-1867; Every Street, Ancoats 1823-1866, 1943; Rusholme Road Cemetery, Chorlton Upon Medlock (formerly Dissenters Burial Ground) 1786-1968; Manchester General Cemetery, Harpurhey 1857-1918; Ardwick Cemetery 1805-1959; St Luke's Churchyard Chorlton Upon Medlock 1804-1854; Old Moat Lane Burial Ground Withington 1714-1950; St. Peter's Churchyard, Blackley 1714-1950; St Michael's Churchyard, Angel Street and Style Street 1790-1897; All Saint's Churchyard Newton Heath 1707-1952; St Clement's Churchyard Chorlton Cum Hardy 1742-1903; Cheetham Hill, Wesleyan Cemetery 1815-1968; Unitarian Graveyard 1756-1946; Christ Church, Harpurhey 1840-1941; St. Saviour's Churchyard, Chorlton Upon Medlock ca1838-1959; Brookfield Unitarian Graveyard, Gorton 1767-1978; St. Barnabas's Churchyard, Openshaw 1841-1979; St. James's Churchyard, Gorton 1704-1964; St. Mark's Churchyard, Cheetham 1795-1854; St. Mary's Churchyard And Church Site, Parsonage, Manchester 1758-1853; St. Anne's Churchyard, Manchester ca 1722-1922; Manchester Cathedral Churchyard 1690-1830; Christ Church, Hulme, Church and Graveyard 1809-1877, 1896; Cross St. Unitarian Chapel Graveyard, Manchester 1727-1838, 1897; St. Peter's, Mosley St., Manchester 1797-1853, 1906; St. Augustine's R.C. Churchyard, Granby Row, Manchester ca 1821-1860, 1909; Grosvenor St. Chapel Graveyard And Roby St. Sunday School Chorlton Upon Medlock 1811-1850, 1911; St. James's Churchyard, Didsbury 1721-1904, 1912; Platt Chapel, Graveyard, Wilmslow Rd., Rusholme 1749-1873, 1923; St. John's Churchyard, Deansgate, Manchester ca 1770-1862, 1930; Dob Lane, Unitarian Chapel, Graveyard, Failsworth 1860-1908, 1937; St. James's Churchyard, George St., Manchester 1930, 1939;Ardwick Cemetery burial registers & monumental inscriptions; Cheetham Hill Cemetery burial registers; and Rusholme Road Cemetery monumental inscriptions are available onn FindmypastRelated Material:Searchers are requested to consult the registers of individual churches for further information.Place:/South Manchester/Manchester/Lancashire/England/Manchester/Manchester/Lancashire/England/Failsworth/Manchester/Lancashire/England/Chorlton upon Medlock/Manchester/Lancashire/England
Title:
Manchester City Council Town Clerks' Papers Re Closed Burial Grounds
Date of work:
18-20 centuries
Reference number:
GB127.M74
Level of description:
Fonds
Custodial history:
These records have been transferred from the Town Hall Muniments' Room at various times between 1943 and 1986, as graveyards were cleared under the Open Spaces Acts or Manchester Corporation Acts.
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COLLECTION
Language:
English
Record number:
7188669
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