Rusholme

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RUSHOLME, a township in Manchester parish, Lancashire; on the Manchester and Macclesfield railway, 2½ miles S by E of Manchester. Acres, 956. Real property, 32,495. Pop. in 1851, 3,679; in 1861, 5,380. Houses, 986. The limits include a considerable suburb of Manchester, and the chapelry of Birch. R. House and R. Park are chief residences. A Wesleyan chapel, a cruciform edifice in the Gothic style, was built here in 1863, at a cost of 4,000.

John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)

Archives and libraries

Local studies information is held at Manchester central library.

Cemeteries

Census

Details about the census records, and indexes for Rusholme.

Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Rusholme area is Manchester.

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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

History

A description of Rusholme in the 19th century.

Maps

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Rusholme 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.

Societies

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