NEWTON IN MOTTRAM: St. Mary (Church of England)


Bower Street, Hyde.

Church History

Built in 1839 as a chapel to Mottram In Longdendale: St. Michael, and in 1841 it became the district church for the township of Newton. The boundaries of "The District Chapelry of Saint Mary Newton in Mottram" were described in the London Gazette on 21 December 1841:

"The district is to consist of the township of Newton only, and is bounded on the north by the township of Duckinfield [sic], in the parish of Stockport; on the west and south west by the township of Haughton, in the parish of Manchester, and the township of Hyde, in the parish of Stockport; on the south by the township of Godley, in the parish of Mottram and on the south east and east by the townships of Matley and Staley, in the said parish"

The district was affected by the following boundary changes:

Church Records

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

Original RegistersC 1839-2011 ; M 1842-2011 ; B 1839-1994 — Cheshire Archives (P 152)
C from 2011 ; M from 2011 ; B from 1994 — Church
Microfilm CopiesC 1839-1919 ; M 1842-1950 ; B 1839-1960 — Cheshire Archives
Bishop's Transcripts1839-1872 (microfilmed) — Cheshire Archives ; Tameside Local Studies
Copies and IndexesCMB 1839-1872 (transcript) — Cheshire Archives
M 1842-2011 — Cheshire BMD (TA:CE33)

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