Project Details

Project Title: Update of 1851 unfilmed census of Chorlton upon Medlock
Project Description: The initial recovery rate for the above returns was only 57% and this project hopes to increase that by the use of the 1851 Poor Rate Book (published 10 weeks after the census date), the 1850 Manchester Trades Directory, Lancashire BMDs, 1841 and 1861 censuses, and other recently published finding aids such as Manchester Cathedral BMDs, other Manchester area BMDs and Manchester area Non-conformist BMDs on Ancestry.
Project manager: Ray Hulley
Project Size (L/M/S): Medium
Project Status: Completed
Project Started: 30 May 2013
Anticipated completion: 30 May 2016
Volunteer Requirement: 1 researcher, with as many volunteers for inputting and checking as possible.

DateReport
06 Oct 2015Amended data transferred to Member Area database. Possibility of publication on findmypast remains under review.
04 Sep 2015Publication of the updated material suspended pending decisions on publication format.
26 Feb 2015Book D additions and amendments completed and passed to Project Committee chairman. 596 more entries found in 5900 population. Overall total = 2,491 additional entries found.
18 Nov 2014Book C additions and amendments completed and passed to Project Committee chairman. 773 more entries found in 6736 population
08 May 2014Book A additions and amendments completed and passed to Project Committee chairman. 656 more entries found in 6800 population.
08 May 2014Book B additions and amendments completed and passed to Project Committee chairman. 819 more entries found in 6000 population

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