BROADHEATH: St. Alban (Church of England)

Manchester Road/Lindsell Road, Altrincham

Church History

Built in 1900 as a chapel to Altrincham: St. George. In 1911 it became the district church for parts of the townships of Altrincham, Dunham Massey and Timperley. The boundaries of "The District Chapelry of Saint Alban, Broadheath" were described in the London Gazette on 24 January 1911:

"All that part of the new parish (sometime district chapelry) of Saint George, Altrincham, in the county of Chester and in the diocese of Chester, which is bounded upon the east by the new parish of Christ Church, Timperley, upon the north partly by the new parish of Saint John, Baguley; partly by the parish of Ashton-upon-Mersey, and partly by the new parish of Saint George, Carrington, upon the west by the new parish of Saint Margaret, Dunham Massey, all in  the said county and diocese, and upon the remaining side, that is to say, upon the south, by an imaginary line commencing at the point where the boundary which divides the said new parish of Saint Margaret, Dunham Massey, from the said new parish of Saint George, Altrincham, turns westward towards Seamonsmoss Bridge along the towing path on the northern side of the Bridgewater Canal, and extending thence first southward to the middle of the said canal and then first eastward and then north-eastward along the. middle of such canal for a distance in all of one mile and seventeen chains or thereabouts to the point where the said canal crosses Timperley Brook upon the boundary which divides the said new parish of Saint George, Altrincham, from the said new parish of Christ Church, Timperley"

Church Records

C = Christenings (Baptisms) ; M = Marriages ; B = Burials ; BTs = Bishop's Transcripts

Original Registers C 1896-1910 ; M 1911-1968 — Cheshire Record Office (P 242)
C from 1911 ; M from 1968 —Church
Microfilm Copies C 1896-1910 ; M 1911-1955 — Cheshire Record Office
Copies and Indexes M 1911-1938 — Cheshire BMD (TR:CE6)
Notes B — none

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