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Newton Heath

Newton Heath is a township and ecclesiastical parish, within the parish and parliamentary borough, but not within the municipal boundary of Manchester, situated a mile and a half to the east of that city, in the union of Prestwich, and county court district of Manchester, rural deanery of Cheetham, and archdeaconry and diocese of Manchester.

from Kelly's Manchester Directory, 1873


Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Manchester central library.


There are more than 30 churches identified in this place. Please click here for a complete list.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Newton Heath area or see them printed on a map.


Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Newton Heath area is Manchester.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Newton Heath was a township in the parish of Manchester.

You can see the administrative areas in which Newton Heath has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Newton Heath 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.