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Levenshulme, township with ry. sta., Manchester par., SE. Lancashire, 3 miles SE. of Manchester, 606 ac., pop. 3557; P.O., T.O.; is a local government district, and shares in the industries 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 Levenshulme.

Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Levenshulme area is Manchester.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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

Information about boundaries and administrative areas is available from A Vision of Britain through time.


A description of Levenshulme in the 19th century.


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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ874943 (Lat/Lon: 53.445305, -2.191179), Levenshulme which are provided by:

Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Levenshulme 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.


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