Member Area
Contents of the Member Area

The member area contains a large number of databases and document files to which access is limited to MLFHS members only.
New information is constantly being added both as we digitise some of our printed collection and as society projects deliver new data sets.



Databases

1841 Street Index for Manchester and Salford
Provides HO107 piece and enumeration district details for 5,922 streets and named buildings in the Manchester and Salford census returns. Useful for street searches of online census records.

1851 Unfilmed Census.
Searchable transcript to those parts of Manchester, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Salford, Oldham and Ashton-under-Lyne which were water damaged and not filmed (or for which the films are not readily readable) as transcribed by MLFHS volunteers. Provides full as-enumerated pages recovered.

1934 Lancashire Street Atlas
A digitised street atlas for Lancashire with a searchable index of over 44,000 streets. Map pages displayed as pdf documents. Created by Ray Hulley with assistance from: Sharon Barbarez; Lesley Baxendale; David Birkmire; Trevor James; Joseph Hilditch; Laura Lowsley; Helen Mulligan; Mildred Nasmith and Linda Whitaker.

Index to Burial Registers
Index to over 487,000 burials appearing in the burial registers for 47 Manchester, Salford and Oldham burial grounds. Search results provide full register details.

Index to Memorial Inscriptions
Index of some 460,000 names appearing on 120,000 memorials in several hundred Manchester, Salford and Bolton burial grounds as well as graveyards further afield in Lancashire and Cheshire. Search results include full transcripts of memorials. Many of these memorials no longer exist.

Miscellaneous Databases
A combined database from several data sets including Manchester Crematorium death notices, Army Deserters, Prestwich Asylum Inmates and Manchester Police Records. It also includes the Manchester and Lancashire Strays data previously in a separate database. This is the database into which most new data sets will be included.

Wesleyan Methodist Historic Roll
Searchable list of 17,826 signatories to the roll transcribed from Volumes 27 and 28 by Julie Davey.


Birth, Marriage, Death and Burial

Ardwick, St. Matthew Marriages 1931-71 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Full details of marriages at St. Matthew's church, Ardwick 1931-1971. Transcribed by Joseph Hilditch. (832 records)

Ardwick, St. Matthew, Baptisms 1914-1962 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Details of baptisms at St. Matthew, Ardwick 1914-1962 including all details from register. Transcribed by Joseph Hilditch. (2,196 records)

Chadderton Cemetery Service Burials (Included in miscellaneous database)
A list of armed service personnel who were buried in Chadderton cemetery 1940-1946 and 1974. Transcribed by Linda Bailey (42 records)

Chadderton Cemetery Stillbirths 1884-1929 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Burials of stillborn children at Chadderton Cemetery 1884-1929. No forenames or genders are recorded. This index was transcribed by Linda Linda Bailey from the images of the original register which can be found on the LDS FamilySearch web site at: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-21599-89024-15?cc=1482833&wc=12669510 (4,692 records)

Civilian War Deaths WW2 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Civilians died as a result of enemy action in Manchester during World War 2. Compiled by Joseph Hilditch. (579 records)

Manchester Cholera Victims 1832 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Alphabetical List of the first 200 victims of the cholera epidemic of 1832 as recorded by Henry Gaulter MD. (200 records)

Manchester Crematorium Death Notices (Included in miscellaneous database)
Over seven thousand newspaper death notices and obituaries relating to persons cremated at Manchester Crematorium 1893-1940 transcribed by John Marsden and Mike Berrell plus 109 entries taken from the R. Pepperdine, Funeral Directors' records deposited at Manchester Archives and indexed by David Birkmire.

Marriage Witness Index (Included in miscellaneous database)
Alphabetical List of witnesses to marriages at a large number of Manchester churches, compiled by Joseph Hilditch

Middleton Baptism Index (Included in miscellaneous database)
Baptisms at several churches in Middleton, Rhodes and Tonge. Transcribed by Doreen El-Ahwany of the MLFHS Oldham Branch and a team of volunteers (26,991 records)

Middleton Marriage Index (Included in miscellaneous database)
Marriages at several churches in Middleton, Rhodes and Tonge. Transcribed by Doreen El-Ahwany of the MLFHS Oldham Branch and a team of volunteers (7,698 records)

Odd Fellows Magazine (Included in miscellaneous database)
A transcript of about 200 marriages (indexed by both brides and grooms) and 200 deaths announced in the Odd Fellows Magazine. These are dated mostly between 1838 and 1841. (165kb)

Quaker Marriages (Included in miscellaneous database)
Index to Quaker Marriages for the Hardshaw East Monthly Meeting (1837-1999 and Marsden Monthly Meeting 1837-1977. Indexed by John Marsden and Margaret Calderbank respectively.

Salford Funeral Friendly Society (Included in miscellaneous database)
A transcript of the names of members of the Salford Friendly Funeral Society who had died April 1844 - March 1845; April 1849 - March 1857; April 1858 - March 1859. Transcribed by Janet Parkes

Stockport, St. Mary Marriage (Included in miscellaneous database)
An index to marriages 1799-1837 by names of brides and grooms. Includes marital status of parties, occupation of groom and whether by licence. Residence is also given for a number of parties living outside the parish. PLEASE NOTE that this index is imperfect. In producing this version from the original 1980s typescript, many errors were found. Users should refer to the original registers (available on microfilm at Manchester Archives and Local Studies) to confirm the details provided.

T Broome Undertakers Register (Included in miscellaneous database)
The registers of T Broome and Sons, Undertakers of Downing Street, Manchester 1863-1875; 1893-1940

Unclaimed BMD Certificates (Included in miscellaneous database)
Index to GRO certificates held by MLFHS. These are generally certificates ordered in error by members and donated for the use of others. Copies can be supplied on request.

Bolton Workhouse Births 1839-1926
Names of children born in the workhouse. Includes names of parents and details of stillbirths.

Manchester Burial Grounds
Geoff Edge's listing of Manchester Burial Grounds and the whereabouts of registers and MIs. Formerly published as a book, now a handy bookmarked pdf file.

Manchester Crematorium Memorials
An index and transcript of inscriptions from niches and memorial plaques covering the period 1892-1940 (with a few later dated memorials).

Presbyterian Baptism Rolls
This register records the baptism of 10,000 children [and a few adults] taken from the registers of 15 Presbyterian churches from 1802 to 1970. The date and place of birth are recorded as are the names of the parents, the maiden name of the mother [in most cases ] and the occupation of the father.

Presbyterian Communion Rolls
It was the custom of the Presbyterian Church to record the attendance of each member at the communion service held 4 times in the year. This is the main register in the collection containing 78,000 records taken from 19 churches. The records cover a period from 1808 to 1979 and include the names and addresses of each member and adherent.

Scottish Baptisms in Wigan
A list of baptisms between 1809 and 1836 at St Paul's Independent Church in Wigan of the children of Scottish people who had married local girls. Compiled by Mark Campbell.

St. John, Latimer St. Baptisms 1849-54
Full transcript of the register entries.


Census

Breightmet Census 1801
With additional notes on some of the residents by J.D. Greenhalgh.

Edgworth Census 1801
With additional place names and comments dated Feb. 25th 1802.

Great Bolton Census 1811
Alphabetical list of those named in the 1811 census. No personal details recorded but may be useful in proving that named persons were present at this time.

Great Bolton Census 1821
Alphabetical list of those named in the 1821 census. No personal details recorded but may be useful in proving that named persons were present at this time.

Great Bolton Census 1831
Alphabetical list of those named in the 1831 census. No personal details recorded but may be useful in proving that named persons were present at this time.

Stretford 1881 Street Index
An index of streets in the 1881 census for Stretford Pieces RG11/3885-3888


Rate Books, Poll Books and Other Lists

Chorlton Poor Rate 1851 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Poor rate book for Chorlton-on-Medlock in 1852. Names occupiers and owners. Transcribed by Ray Hulley (7,032 records)

Manchester Protestation Returns (Included in miscellaneous database)
Reprinted from Manchester Genealogist 30/1-2. Lists signatories to the 1641 Protestation for Manchester. (1,825 records)

Moss Side Absent Voters 1918 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Absent voter list for Manchester Moss Side. This is only a small part of the list. (906 records)

Oldham Absent Voters 1918 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Voters absent from home at the time of electoral registration in 1918, mostly on military duties. Compiled by Dorothy Bintley. (14,513 records)

Pemberton St. Cheetham Electoral Roll 1939 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Transcript of the names of those living in Pemberton Street, Hightown, Cheetham appearing in the 1939 electoral roll. Transcribed by Judith Redfern (268 records)

Pendlebury Poor Rate 1852 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Part of the poor rate book for Pendlebury in 1852. Names occupiers and owners. Transcribed by Ray Hulley (539 records)

Bolton Poor Rate Assessment Index 1811
An index to the poor rate assessment by names and streets - includes Bolton map.

Bolton-le-Moors Poor Rate Assessment Index 1686.
A name index to the poor rate assessment.

Breightmet Window Tax 1784
A list of householders subject to the tax with additional notes on some of the residents by J.D. Greenhalgh.

Great Bolton Poor Rate Assessment Index 1805
An index to the poor rate assessment by names and streets.

Halliwell Poor Rate Assessment 1798-1812
A transcript of the poor rate assessment with name index.

Little Bolton Poor Rate Assessment Index 1831
An index to the poor rate assessment by names and streets.

Manchester Grand Jurors
Alphabetical List and lists by jury of 3,388 members of the grand juries of Manchester Quarter Sessions between 1850 and 1900 compiled by Joseph Hilditch.

Paisley Voters in 1847. Extracted by John Marsden.
Reprinted from Manchester Genealogist Volume 33 Issue 2 (1997). Includes names, occupations and addresses of over 1000 persons registered to vote at Paisley in 1847.

Protestation Returns 1642-1643
Information about the Protestation Returns 1642-1643 with list of locations of transcripts, list of officers for Bolton and Deane and transcripts for Entwistle, Edgworth and Quarlton.

Salford Absent Voters 1918 - Northern Division
These voter registration lists were compiled for the General Election of 1918 and list (mostly) servicemen expected to be absent from their home address for the election. Gives names, addresses, rank, regiment and number. Arranged in street order but each section includes a name index compiled by society volunteers. There are three separate sections

Salford Absent Voters 1918 - Southern Division
These voter registration lists were compiled for the General Election of 1918 and list (mostly) servicemen expected to be absent from their home address for the election. Gives names, addresses, rank, regiment and number. Arranged in street order but each section includes a name index compiled by society volunteers. There are three separate sections

Salford Absent Voters 1918 - Western Division
These voter registration lists were compiled for the General Election of 1918 and list (mostly) servicemen expected to be absent from their home address for the election. Gives names, addresses, rank, regiment and number. Arranged in street order but each section includes a name index compiled by society volunteers. There are three separate sections


Workhouse and Poor Law Records

Bolton Workhouse Servants Index (Included in miscellaneous database)
Index to servants aged under 16 years of age placed with masters by Bolton Workhouse Guardians 1888-1916. Includes index of masters. Indexed by John Lippiatt.

Bury Workhouse Registers (Included in miscellaneous database)
Admissions and Discharges 3 February 1864 to 24 September 1867 to 29 March 1871 to 24 December 1878 Burials 26 July 1858 to April 1916 The information contained in these documents was transcribed from the Bury Workhouse admission/discharge and burial registers by M. F. Sheppard. (21,887 records)

Salford Workhouse Visiting Committee (Included in miscellaneous database)
Index to names in the Salford Workhouse Visiting Committee Minutes with summary details extracted from the Visiting Committee Minute Books 1865-1915 by George Dawes and Janet Parkes

Workhouse Inmates 1861 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Names of 1,200 inmates of Lancashire workhouses who had been resident in the workhouse for more than 5 years. Transcribed by Carol Fullelove

Lancashire and Cheshire Workhouse Addresses
From 1904 onwards, where a child was born in a workhouse, only the address of the workhouse was entered on the birth certificate and not the name of the workhouse. This list created by Lynne Wilkinson gives the addresses of Lancashire and Cheshire workhouses.

Lancashire Bastardy and Removal Orders
Transcribed by Mark Campbell. Bastardy orders covering 1802-1841 (with gaps) and Removal orders 1703-1845 (with gaps) from Lancashire Quarter Sessions records. Originals now available on ancestry.co.uk web database.

Salford Poor Law Documents
Julie Davey has compiled a book containing information abstracted from poor law documents. This page contains a list of surnames for which Julie has extracted information. Clicking on any surname will link to a form to contact Julie, who will provide members with the detailed information relating to the name.


Trades and Professions

Bolton Cotton Workers 1802 (Included in miscellaneous database)
The list was compiled by Jonathan Cooper, Constable of Little Bolton on 1st September 1802. This searchable version was created by John Lippiatt.

Carrbrook Strike 1895 (Included in miscellaneous database)
From article by Richard Spencer published in Manchester Genealogist Vol. 33 Issue 1. List of employees of Gartside & Co's Calico Printing Works at Carrbrook, Stalybridge. (206 records)

E. Armitage Strike 1850 (Included in miscellaneous database)
List of employees of Sir Elkanah Armitage's cotton mill in Pendleton in 1850. From report in Manchester Guardian listing employees and wages. Originally published in Manchester Genealogist Vol. 27, Issue 1 (1991). (578 records)

Fish and Chip Workers (Included in miscellaneous database)
Alphabetical List of people working in the fish and chip trade in Manchester who appear in the 1939 Register, compiled by Joseph Hilditch. (675 records)

Great Manifesto Against Tariff Reform (Included in miscellaneous database)
Manifesto promoting free trade issued in response to proposed tariffs likely to affect the cotton trade. First published in Manchester Genealogist Vol 29 Issue 3. (778 records)

Kelly's Directory 1911 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Listings for a small number of trades in Manchester & Salford listed in Kelly's Directory for Manchester and Salford 1911. Transcribed by Joseph Hilditch.

Lancashire Gamekeepers 1791 (Included in miscellaneous database)
A list at gamekeepers in Lancashire with additional note on the latter by J.D. Greenhalgh. First published in weekly articles In the Bolton Chronicle newspaper and then compiled into book form by B.T. Barton under the title "Historical Gleanings of Bolton & District, 3rd Series, 1883" (118 records)

Manchester Millworkers (Included in miscellaneous database)
Workers in Manchester Cotton Mills from lists published 1818-1833. Covers James Kennedy's Pickford St and Ancoats Mills and McConnel and Kennedy's mills. From lists transcribed by Julie Davey.

Manchester Police Records (Included in miscellaneous database)
Recruits to Manchester Police 1848-1967

Metro-Vickers Apprentices (Included in miscellaneous database)
Metropolitan Vickers, Register of Ex-Apprentices and Ex-Trainees, 1902-1934. (4,756 records)

Schoolmasters in 1841 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Alphabetical List of Masters, Mistresses, Governors, Professors and Assistants in Schools in Manchester & Salford extracted from Pigot & Slater's Directory of Manchester & Salford, 1841 by Gillian Taylor Shaw.

Slater's Directory of Manchester 1911 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Extracts of listings for a variety of trades. Transcribed by Joseph Hilditch (967 records)

Bolton Directory 1818
This early directory contains the names of Bolton's principal residents and tradesmen. Includes street listing (Click Here for street index only). Includes listings for Chowbent and Leigh.

Bolton Directory 1829
This early directory contains the names of Bolton's principal residents and tradesmen. Includes street listing.

Dobson & Barlow Strike 1831
A round-robin letter demanding changes to working hours. Signed by 134 employees.

History of Cooperation in Horwich 1862-1912
Jubilee souvenir of Horwich Industrial Cooperative Society. History of the society with illustrations and photos of the principal officers (Large file 15Mb0

Little Lever Cow Club 1805
Rules and membership, with biographical notes, of this early mutual insurance club

Manchester Petition for the Abolition of the Slave Trade
Lists of the names appearing on the petitions for and (a smaller one) against the abolition of the slave trade. Includes notes on a number of those named.

Oldham Mill Managers, Secretaries and Salesmen 1891
Anthony Steven has compiled this useful alphabetical list of mill managers, secretaries and salesmen which dates usefully for follow-up in the 1891 census returns.


Military

Army Deserters (Included in miscellaneous database)
Details of deserters from the British Army whose names were published in The Police Gazette 1828-1840. (36,578 records)

Bolton Soldiers Index 1806-1838 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Soldiers in TNA WO97 Pension Records with birthplaces in or near Bolton. Extracted from the Jim Beckett Index. (394 records)

Call to Arms (Included in miscellaneous database)
Manchester Times Friday 19 January 1900 - Issue 2215: The final selection of members of the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Volunteer Battalions of the Manchester Regiment for active service. Transcribed by Gillian Taylor-Shaw. (121 records)

Jewish War Graves (Included in miscellaneous database)
Details of burials of Jewish servicemen who died in WW1 and WW2, recorded on a memorial plaque at Rainsough Jewish Cemetery. (57 records)

Manchester Regiment WW2 Deaths (Included in miscellaneous database)
Deaths of soldiers serving in the Manchester Regiment recorded in the Commonwealth war Graves registers. Compiled by Joseph Hilditch. (958 records)

Manchester Wellington Memorial Unveiling (Included in miscellaneous database)
Veterans attending the unveiling ceremony of the Manchester Wellington Memorial in Piccadilly, (opposite to Clayton House) on 31st August 1856 and recorded in the Manchester Guardian. Published in Manchester Genealogist Vol 28 Issue 1 1992. (81 records)

Men of Rorke's Drift (Included in miscellaneous database)
This list of men who fought at Rorke's Drift was irst published in The Manchester Genealogist Vol. 32 Number 2 (1997) as part of an article describing the battle on Wednesday 22 January 1879. A number of those involved as came from Lancashire. Biographical details have been added to many of the names, some of this coming from online newspapers and added since the original article was published. (157 records)

New Zealand Fencibles 1847-52 (Included in miscellaneous database)
List of men with North West connections enlisted with the NZ Fencibles. Originally published in Manchester Genealogist Vol. 34 Issue 4, 1998. (54 records)

Stalybridge Herald Xmas Supplement 1915 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Details of WW1 servicemen published in the supplement, including names, ranks, regiments and residential addresses. for some entries further details are included. Transcribed by Anthony Steven. (447 records)

War Grave Registers (WW2) (Included in miscellaneous database)
Details of WW2 servicemen buried in Crompton and Failsworth Cemeteries. Transcribed by Linda Bailey. (33 Records)

Bolton Light Horse Muster Roll 1805
Full transcript of the roll with extensive notes on several of those named.

Breightmet Volunteers 1803
List of subscribers with additional notes on some of the subscribers by J.D. Greenhalgh.

Various Muster Rolls
A variety of muster rolls dating between 1802 and 1886.

Wellingtons Forgotten Men
This listing of Scottish-born soldiers was compiled by the late Jim Beckett and published in four parts in Volume 28 of the Manchester Genealogist in 1992. Extracted by Mark Campbell.


Institutions (Schools, Hospitals etc.)

Bridgewater House Boys Home (Included in miscellaneous database)
Transcript of register of Bridgewater House Boys Home, Chester Road, Manchester 1886-1889. First published in Manchester Genealogist Vol. 32 Issue 4, 1996. (122 records)

Henshaw's Asylum for the Blind Annual Reports (Included in miscellaneous database)
Names of inmates, trustees, donors etc. published in Henshaws' annual reports.

Manchester Prisoner Licences (Included in miscellaneous database)
A list of prisoners (mostly female) related to Manchester and released from prison under licence between 1853 and 1887. Includes personal details and TNA PCOM3 and PCOM4 references. Extracted from TNA online index by Julie Davey.

Prestwich Asylum Admissions (Included in miscellaneous database)
Admissions to Prestwich Asylum from 1851 to 1901

Swinton Industrial Schools Discharges (Included in miscellaneous database)
Index to names with summary details extracted from the Discharge Registers 1846-1922 by George Dawes

Tipping Street Congregational Church Members (Included in miscellaneous database)
Membership Roll of Tipping Street Congregational Church, Ardwick 1856-1873. Transcribed by Joseph Hilditch.

Whittingham Hospital Admissions (Included in miscellaneous database)
An index to patient admissions to Whittingham Hospital (Asylum) for patients from Manchester and Salford between 1873 and 1913. Compiled by Julie Davey from the Lancashire Record Office online index.

Bolton Grammar School Boys 1658-1882
Names of boys attending Bolton Grammar School. Includes addresses (for most) and year of admission to the school.

Bolton Grammar School History
Includes List of Trustees 1658-1879 & List of Headmasters & Ushers 1658-1882

Bolton New Library 1824
List of subscribers with additional notes on some of the subscribers by J.D. Greenhalgh. (

Lancashire Schools in 1924
Alphabetical List of Schools in Manchester & Salford extracted from Kelly's Directory of Lancashire for 1924 by Gillian Taylor Shaw.

Oldham Schools 1924
Gillian Taylor-Shaw has extracted the following details of schools in Oldham from Kelly's Directory of 1924.


Miscellaneous

Blackrod Diary (Included in miscellaneous database)
Extracts covering principally 1876-1907 though a few earlier and later entries. Mentions many local events and people. Includes images of the diary and an index to dates of entries. (470 records)

John Owen Diary (Included in miscellaneous database)
The John Owen diary is a journal kept by the 19th century antiquary John Owen and contains largely notes relating to his own family history. The diary is available in both transcribed form and as images of the original document.

Manchester and Lancashire Strays (Included in miscellaneous database)
References to persons who were born or lived formerly in Manchester or Lancashire and who appear in records for places outside this area.

Manchester Faces and Places (Included in miscellaneous database)
Faces and Places was published 1898-1906 as a monthly series. It contains sometimes lengthy biographies of Manchester's more prominent citizens and institutions. There are frequently photographs of the people concerned. Copies are available in the Local Studies section of Archives+ at Manchester Central Library (1,168 records)

Missing Persons from the Manchester Times (Included in miscellaneous database)
Julie Davey has compiled this invaluable index of missing person advertisements published in the Manchester Times. These advertisements generally relate to persons with whom the advertiser has lost contact rather than those who have "disappeared". As always, spelling of names and places may be subject to some variation.

Pendleton Reporter 1881 (Included in miscellaneous database)
Cases heard in the magistrates' courts in Salford during the year 1881.

Z - Test Data (Included in miscellaneous database)
Data Used for test purposes only

Account Book of Casey's Charity 1794-1847
Casey's Charity was a charity which provided support to Manchester's poor Catholics. Includes transcript of account book and index of 13,825 names.

Bolton Newspaper Extracts
Geoff Haslam has transcribed items relating to Bolton and its people from early newspapers covering the period 1724 to 1790. A wide variety of topics is covered. The transcripts are presented a PDF document of nearly 200 pages. There is an index but you can also use the Acrobat "Find" facility to locate words which do not appear in the index. (Large file 5Mb)

Bolton Street Renaming
Details of changes to Bolton street names

City of Rome Passenger Lists
Cecilia O'Neill has transcribed two nineteenth century passenger lists relating to voyages of the Anchor Line's 'City of Rome' between Liverpool and New York in 1887-8.

Crew Cash Advances 1916-1917
Gail Williams' great uncle worked on the SS Manchester Spinner during WW1. He sent copies of three lists of cash advances to crew home for safe keeping. Gail has transcribed them in case anyone had a family member aboard the ship.

Dukes Alley Chapel
Dukes Alley Chapel was established as an Independent chapel in 1754 and continued, with some changes of denomination, until it finally closed in 1960, to be demolished in 1968. This document includes a history of the chapel, a list of seat-holders and details of memorials both inside the chapel and in the graveyard.

Extracts from the Diary of James Close (1900-1971)
Extracts covering 1928-1959. Mentions many Horwich events and people

Horwich Independent Methodist Church and School 1862-1912
History of the church and school with illustrations and photos of ministers etc.

Manchester Historical Recorder
Historical events in Manchester arranged chronologically from 500BC to 1874. Lists numerous deaths, fires, floods, visitors and other events.

Old Stretford
A lecture delivered to the members and friends of the Stretford Institute on 19 February 1878 by Mr. John E. Bailey FSA. Full text transcribed by Brian Thompson.

Records of Turton Manor Court 1737-1850
Scanned copy of the records published as a book in 1909. Includes indexes of names and places. This is a large document split, for convenience, into several parts.

Salford Motor Vehicle Registrations
An index of motor vehicles by plate and owner for Salford c1903-1920. Transcribed by George Dawes.

Salford Tenants
Julie Davey has transcribed three lists of Salford tenants circa 1891-2 whose properties were affected by proposed expansion of the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway.

Scottish Emigrants
An index of over 5,000 Scottish-born people found in records outside Scotland.

Westhoughton Office Holders
Lists of churchwardens, constables and overseers.

Worsley and Hulton Court Rolls 1581-1888
Abstracts from the court rolls of the manor Worsley and Hulton by C. E. Mollineux.


Reference

Handout: Probate
Handlist of resources to accompany a presentation at Manchester Central Library by David Lambert on 18 January 2017

Handout: The 1939 Register
Notes of a presentation at Manchester Central Library by Myko Clelland of Findmypast on 1 December 2015

Research Guide
The latest edition of the Research Guide is available free to MLFHS members.


Manchester Genealogist Back Issues (pdf format)

A complete set of back issues from 2004 to the present plus a few early issues including Issue 1. Separate contents page shown for each issue.

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Exchange Journals (pdf format)

Where other societies have supplied electronic versions of their journals in electronic form and agreed to publication, they will be made available here.

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Amended: 20 September 2017 (John Marsden)