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Beswick

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BESWICK, an extra-parochial tract in Manchester borough, Lancashire; 1 mile NE of the Manchester and Sheffield railway depot. Acres, 60. Real property, £2,280. Pop., 881. Houses, 171. See Bradford and Manchester.

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

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Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Manchester central library.

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Census

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Beswick area is Manchester.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

"BESWICK, an extra-parochial liberty in the borough of Manchester, in the county palatine of Lancaster. It has an area of about 60 acres."

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Historical Geography

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

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Beswick 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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Societies

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