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Kirkmanshulme, Hamlet of, detached part of Newton township, Manchester par., SE. Lancashire, within parliamentary limits of Manchester.

John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)

Archives and libraries

Local studies information is held at Manchester central library.



Details about the census records, and indexes for Kirkmanshulme.

Church History

Church Records

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Kirkmanshulme area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Kirkmanshulme area is Manchester.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Kirkmanshulme which are provided by:


Ask for the gazetteer for a calculation of the distance from Kirkmanshulme to another place.

Historical Geography

In 1835 Kirkmanshulme was a township in the parish of Manchester.


David Boardman provides a fascinating site describing the history of Longsight


View maps of Kirkmanshulme and places within its boundaries.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ870959 (Lat/Lon: 53.459677, -2.197268), Kirkmanshulme which are provided by:

Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Kirkmanshulme was in the Archdeaconry of Chester, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Chester are held at the Lancashire Record Office.


You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.